Map, The Gannet Safari, Hawke's Bay

Bell, Robert Moore
Production date
10 Oct 1971

Object detail

Brief Description
Map titled The Gannet Safari, Hawke's Bay. From the fact and fable series.

The map shows the area from Cape Kidnappers, Clive, Napier and Bay View. It lists historical information relating to the Cape Kidnappers area and the gannet colony such as:
The Black Reef gannetry, where there were approximately 900 pairs of Gannets in 1962.
Cape Kidnappers - Te Matau - A Maui which, according to Māori legend was the fish hook of Maui and was the jawbone of his grandmother Murirangi Whenua with which he pulled up the North Island from the sea.
The mouth of the Ngaruroro River which was the site of the Waitangi mission station established by Rev William Colenso December 30, 1844 on 10 acres of land.
Production date
10 Oct 1971
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed in coloured ink on paper.
Height x Width: 580 x 450mm
Subject period
Subject date
10 Oct 1971
Credit line
gifted by Mr R M Bell
Other number(s)
5652, m72/15, 69492


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