The British flag first hoisted on the shore of the Waitemata, September 18th, 1840.

The British flag first hoisted on the shore of the Waitemata, September 18th, 1840.

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Lower right (l.r.) in ink: J.J. 1840; margin below image l. - r. in ink in Dr Hocken's hand: The British flag first hoisted on the shore of the Waitemata, September 18th, 1840. T.M. Hocken; margin above image in ink: No I; label in ink in Dr Hocken's hand: The Township of Russell proved utterly unsuited for the Government so Cap Hobson entrusted his friend Captain William Cornwallis Symonds of the Scotch Company at Manukau to select a suitable site. The latter recommended the Waitemata. The s...


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