Wharepai & Tauranga Domains: A carved poupou represents the original tangata whenua occupants of this site. Wharepai (‘good house’) was a boarding house run by David Asher. During the New Zealand Wars, Tauranga Domain (north end) was used for military exercises and martial discipline. An unfortunate culprit or two were ‘triced up’ on the ‘triangles’ and received their lashes while the Regimental band played.
Map No. 7.
Cnr Cameron Rd & Hamilton St,
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