[Creator unknown] :Castle Point Block, taken from plan attached to Castle Point Deed [ms map]. [ca.1853]
Reference Number: MapColl-832.45gbbd/[ca. 1853]/Acc.2737. Object #35288
Topographic map of the area from the Whareama River to Ohiaruhe, the Puketoi Range, Wahatuara and the Waimate Stream to the coast. Shows the Castle Point Block sold by Wairarapa Maori to the Crown in 1853, giving the boundaries of the block, reserves and pa sites; the size of the block sold and of the reserves are also recorded.Many Maori placenames and natural features have been identified, especially around the boundaries of the block; this may be related to the Maori system of identifying land boundaries by naming geographical features at boundary points
Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink and colourwash on dressed linen, backed with card, coloured, scale not given, 43 x 59.8 cm.. Map
Historical Notes: The Castle Point Block was sold by Wairarapa Maori (principally Te Hika o Papauma) to McLean, assisted by Te Hapuku of Hawke's Bay, in 1853; it marked the beginning of wholesale land sales in the area
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: Aperture card available
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