Kōrero: 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

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Eketāhuna', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/11978/early-days (accessed 21 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015