Kōrero: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Crown purchase of Stewart Island

The crown bought Stewart Island/Rakiura from its Ngāi Tahu owners in 1865. The deed of sale includes a map and the signatures of the sellers.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: LE1 1785 111 1872/132 9

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History and society since the 1850s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/37633/crown-purchase-of-stewart-island (accessed 20 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015