Story: Germans

Julius Geissler's farm, Warkworth, North Auckland, 1918

Julius Geissler's farm, Warkworth, North Auckland, 1918

The German farmer Julius Geissler has depicted himself writing on a kauri tree which, his inscription says, was 30 feet in circumference.

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Pencil work by Julius Geissler

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How to cite this page:

James N. Bade, 'Germans - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/1130/julius-geisslers-farm-warkworth-north-auckland-1918 (accessed 14 December 2019)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015