Story: Wairarapa places

Early days

Early days

Travelling artist Christopher Aubrey made this painting of Eketāhuna in 1892. The town was a convenient overnight stop between Masterton and Pahīatua. Guests could stay at either the Temperance Hotel (where no alcohol was served) or the Club Hotel.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: NON-ATL-C-0139-3
Watercolour by Christopher Aubrey

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Eketāhuna', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/11978/early-days (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015