Kōrero: Marlborough places

Māhakipawa camp, 1888

Māhakipawa camp, 1888

Gold was discovered at Cullen Creek, Māhakipawa, in May 1888. A mining encampment quickly sprang up, and was portrayed by the artist J. P. Murray later that year.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-561
Oil painting by J. P. Murray

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 places - Pelorus valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/31824/mahakipawa-camp-1888 (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015