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The Beach at Te Aro

This fine example of an early Wellington scene was drawn by S.C. Brees, (Late Principal Engineer and Surveyor to the New Zealand Company), and engraved by Henry Melville.

It graces the back cover of the Library's publication Nga Tupuna o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Contact the Māori Customer Specialist, Telephone 801-4122, if you have any further enquiries.

Korero o te Wa I Raraunga I Rauemi I Te Whanganui a Tara I Whakapapa