Map, Historical Heretaunga and Environs

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Map, Historical Heretaunga and Environs prior to 1867. Drawn by H Eric Phillips.
Descriptive map of Heretaunga Plains and environs when the Ngaruroro River changed it's course, prior to 1867. Map shows the area from Karamea in the South to Otatara in the North and Paki Paki to the West. Various printed notations can be seen about early Māori history. Notation above Cape Kidnappers explains that on October 16,1769 Captain Cook in the Endeavour lay off Matua Maui and named it Cape Kidnappers.
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Printed on light card in coloured inks.
Height x Width: 445 x 410mm
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Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m61/7
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gifted by D Nelson
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m61/7, 5358, 69589

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