Kōrero: European exploration

Colenso’s journeys

Colenso’s journeys

This map shows two of William Colenso’s major journeys on the East Coast of the North Island. In December 1841 and January 1842 he set off from Hicks Bay and found a route through the Urewera region to Tauranga. He then went further north to the Bay of Islands, where he was based. In 1847, after being transferred to Ahuriri (Napier) to establish a mission, Colenso succeeded in his second attempt to reach a Māori settlement at inland Pātea, in the upper Rangitīkei district.

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Jock Phillips, 'European exploration - William Colenso and the east coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/11252/colensos-journeys (accessed 3 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007