New Zealand Company plan of Port Nicholson, 1840

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On 3 January 1840, surveyors arrived in Te Whanganui a Tara (Port Nicholson) to lay out the proposed New Zealand Company settlement of Britannia at Pito-one (Petone). When this site proved unsuitable, the town was relocated across the harbour. It would be called Wellington in honour of the victor in the Battle of Waterloo. As New Zealand Histor...


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