Kōrero: Marlborough region

Waka on the Pelorus River (1 o 4)

Waka on the Pelorus River

Surveyor and artist Charles Heaphy painted this picture of waka (canoes) on the Pelorus River based on a sketch by E. J. Wakefield, probably made when Wakefield visited the valley in 1839. The setting is probably near present-day Canvastown.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-145-007
Watercolour by Charles Heaphy

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:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Transport and communications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/31784/waka-on-the-pelorus-river (accessed 16 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016