Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

The Neck, Stewart Island

The Neck, Stewart Island

The Neck (near the top of this photo) is a narrow peninsula that separates Paterson Inlet/Whaka ā Te Wera from Foveaux Strait. Through most of the 19th century and into the first part of the 20th century it was a site of settlement: first of Māori and then mixed Māori and Pākehā. In the 21st century it became part of the newly established Rakiura National Park.

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GNS Science
Reference: 43786/9
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond. 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - Stewart Island places: east and south', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 12-Dec-12
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37653/the-neck-stewart-island