Kōrero: Apples and pears

Samuel Marsden's pear tree

Samuel Marsden's pear tree

Missionary Samuel Marsden brought the first pears and apples to New Zealand and planted them at the Church Missionary Society settlement at Kerikeri. One of the original pear trees, planted in 1819, still survives.

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Kerikeri Community Website
Photograph by Peter Webster

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Palmer, 'Apples and pears - Pipfruit in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17238/samuel-marsdens-pear-tree (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā John Palmer, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008