Kōrero: Political values

Auckland courthouse, 1843

New Zealand settlers were not seeking to live in a society without law or government. Their commitment to a British-based legal system, with laws, courts and judges, was reflected in the early establishment of courthouses, as in this 1843 painting which shows a court on Auckland’s Queen Street among the city’s earliest buildings.

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: PD76
Pen and watercolour by Edward Ashworth

Permission of the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Stephen Levine, 'Political values - Enduring political values', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/36560/auckland-courthouse-1843 (accessed 3 March 2021)

He kōrero nā Stephen Levine, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012