Story: Southland region

Survey map of Southland

This 1857 map accurately depicts Southland’s four main rivers (from the right, Mataura, Ōreti, Aparima and Waiau) and the main ranges, swamps and plains.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 2004.937.25
Map by John Turnbull Thomson

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Growth on the plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/20105/survey-map-of-southland (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015