Kōrero: European discovery of New Zealand

Dumont d'Urville's charts

In 1827, after discovering French Pass and sailing through Cook Strait, Dumont d’Urville examined the east coast, from Cape Campbell to Whāngārei. During this survey he prepared these two charts, showing Tolaga Bay (top), and Bream Bay with the entrance to Whāngārei Harbour.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl-832.11aj/1827/Acc.32474

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'European discovery of New Zealand - French explorers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/1441/dumont-durvilles-charts (accessed 4 December 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 May 2016