The brigantine Delaware, wrecked at Wakapuaka on 4 September 1863, is depicted in this engraving. Local Māori, led by Hūria Mātenga, rescued all but one of the crew. The ship had left Nelson for Napier the night before and been driven onto rocks during a storm.
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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.