Story: Volcanic Plateau places

Waihī in the 1870s

Waihī in the 1870s

This is Waihī, an important centre for the Ngāti Tūwharetoa tribe, on the shores of Lake Taupō. Charles Barraud painted the watercolour on 6 February 1874.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-004-019
Watercolour by Charles Decimus Barraud

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Tokaanu district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/15081/waihi-in-the-1870s (accessed 21 October 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015