Bridal Veil Falls; Gilmour Brothers Raglan NZ; 1911; X001.33.18

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Raglan and District Museum

Name/Title

Bridal Veil Falls

About this object

Bridal Veil Falls was orignally called Weirenga or Wairangi Falls and was renamed after European discovery in the late 1800's.

Maker

Gilmour Brothers Raglan NZ

Maker Role

Photographers

Date Made

1911

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Postcard

Collection

Private Collection

Object Type

Postcard

Object number

X001.33.18

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10 Aug 2010 20:15 PM,UTC

Please update this photograph with the correct spelling to Waireinga

24 Nov 2009 01:37 AM,UTC

Of course, thanks again for your information. It is appreciated and we will update our records accordingly.

H Thomson 22 Oct 2009 04:48 AM,UTC

The correct spelling of the waterfall is clearly identified on the photograph. It was re-named in the 1930s' in the interest of tourism. In 2007 Mōtakotako Marae requested the NZ Geographical Board reinstate the original name 'Waireinga' to this special place. It now bears the dual name Waireinga/ Bridal Veil Falls

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