Arapata Hohepa Te Au Reuben – Ngai Tuahuriri

Ngai Tahu occupation of Otautahi

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Whilst somewhat distant from the High Street Precinct the two main temporary campsites within the central city area were Tautahi and Puari, both located on the banks of the Ōtākaro (Avon River).

 Arapata Reuben

  • Image: Heritage New Zealand
  • James Edward Fitzgerald, watercolour. Canterbury Museum. 1938.238.37
  • Dr A C Barker drawing, Canterbury Museum. 1949.29.18
  • J.T. Thomson, Canterbury Plains, 1856, watercolour on paper
  • E.M. Hocken after Alfred Charles Baker, Christchurch, Decmber 1852, watercolour on paper