Map, Napier - Taupo Road


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Map, Napier - Taupo Road.
Pictorial map of the Taupo road from Napier, Lock Inver Station, Opepe and Taupo.
Features visible are roads, mountains and rivers. Recorded are various descriptions along the Napier Taupo road such as near Glen Garry Station is where a change of five horses took place for the mail coach; the Te Haroto blockhouse was built in 1869-70; a Māori named Hinerua drowned in the Rangateiki River. His body was never found, but years later a skeleton was discovered, hence the name Rangateiki, which means - the finding of a skeleton.
An altitude map showing heights above sea level is at the bottom right hand corner of the map.
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Media/Materials description
Printed on tracing paper.
Measurements
Height x Width: 455 x 490mm
Subject date
Unknown
Other number(s)
71750

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