Kōrero: Otago region

First settler ships

First settler ships

The first shiploads of colonists arrived in Otago on 23 March 1848. Fifty years later, D. O. Robertson pictured the event, with the Philip Laing arriving and the John Wickliffe already at anchor.

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Port Chalmers Museum
Artwork by David Ogilvie Robertson

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - The Otago settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/22635/first-settler-ships (accessed 10 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015