Sketch of the rural district of New Edinburgh.
Sketch of the rural district of New Edinburgh drawn by Fedrick Tuckett, 1844.
Fredrick Tuckett was appointed by the New Zealand Company as principal surveyor and charged with the responsibility of finding a site for the projected 'New Edinburgh' in the South Island. Tuckett drew this sketch in 1844, which shows Tokata in the South to Otakou in the North as the new 'rural district of New Edinburgh'.
Fedrick Tuckett (1807-1876), “Sketch of the rural district of New Edinburgh.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 4, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/6327.