Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Tourism on Stewart Island: visitors from Otago, 1936 (1st of 2)

From the 1890s Stewart Island was a popular summer holiday destination, especially for those from the south of the South Island. This party from Otago was photographed in a variety of settings on the island during their visit late in the summer of 1936.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History and society since the 1850s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015