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Wing, Thomas, 1810-1888 :A sketch of Hau Ridi in the south part of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand [ms map]. By Thos. Wing, Master of Schooner Trent of the Bay of Islands, N.Z. d[istrict], August 1837.

Reference Number: MapColl-832.3aj/1837/Acc.419

An enlarged navigational chart of the Hau Ridi harbour entrance, now known as Napier, and the Hawke Bay, is the larger of the two maps. Details on the enlarged map include soundings and descriptions of shingle, low water areas, Martha Reef with references to the sinking of the Brig, Martha, and channels for boats going towards Taupo and Wai Tute Hari [sic], now known as Tutaekuri River and a sketch of a Maori settlement belonging to Ngati Te Whatuiapiti. The second map is of the coast from Hau Ridi to the area north of Tolaga Bay, and includes named islands, Young Nick's Head, Poverty Bay, and various features along the coast.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Thomas Wing, Trent (Schooner), Martha (Brig), Napier Harbour, Hawke's Bay Region, Gisborne Region, Ngati Te Whatuiapiti, Papakainga - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Coasts - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region, Coasts - New Zealand - Gisborne Region, Hydrographic surveying - New Zealand - Hawke's Bay Region and Hydrographic surveying - New Zealand - Gisborne Region.

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Wing, Thomas, 1810-1888 :A sketch of Hau Ridi in the south part of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand [ms map]. By Thos. Wing, Master of Schooner Trent of the Bay of Islands, N.Z. d[istrict], August 1837., Reference Number MapColl-832.3aj/1837/Acc.419 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 2 manuscript map(s) on 1 sheetInk on card, linen backed, scale not given, 33.1 x 52.6 cm.. Map

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: 2 Aperture cards available

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