Kōrero: Southland places

Whale sculpture (1 o 3)

Whale sculpture

Riverton/Aparima, ‘the oldest town in the South Island’, traces its origins to a whaling station that thrived for at least a decade from the late 1830s.

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Riverton / Aparima', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20199/whale-sculpture (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015