Map, Lake Taupo

Maker
Department of Lands & Survey
Pictorial Publications Ltd
Production date
Circa 1975

Object detail

Brief Description
Map, Lake Taupomoana - Taupo. Circa 1975.
Pictorial map of Lake Taupo, showing areas from Turangi, Lake Rotopounamu, Tieke Falls to Whangamata Road.
Features visible are the navigation lights, rocks, depth contours around the lake, rivers, mountains and roads. At the top of the map is historical information about the early inhabitants of Taupo and early Pākehā. There are various other descriptions around the map about early Māori such as at Acacia Bay it is noted that at the end of the 17 century when the chief at Ponui Pā was defeated, his wife escaped by swimming across to Wharewaka Point and Taupo was founded in 1869 as an armed constabulary post.
Production date
Circa 1975
Production place
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Printed on paper in black, red, blue inks.
Measurements
Height x Width: 570 x 420mm
Subject period
Subject date
1869
Other number(s)
70807

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