Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Hunt at Ōmarunui

Hunt at Ōmarunui

As in Wairarapa and Canterbury, Hawke’s Bay runholding families evolved into a New Zealand version of the English landed gentry. Grand homesteads were built and private schools established to cater for these wealthy families. Balls, house parties and elite horse sports were common social and leisure pursuits. This is a local hunt meet at Ōmarunui, probably in the 1940s.

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Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, Hawke's Bay Museums Trust/Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi collection
Reference: 7773

Permission of Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, P.O. Box 248, Napier, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Pastoral farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23904/hunt-at-omarunui (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015