Map, Napier - Taupo Road

Bell, Robert Moore
Pictorial Publications Ltd
Wilkinson, Colin Beaven
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Brief Description
Map, Napier - Taupo Road.
Pictorial map of the Taupo road from Napier, Lochinver 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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Printed on tracing paper.
Height x Width: 455 x 490mm
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Reproduced by kind permission of The New Zealand Souvenir Company.
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