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Rough journey for early immigrants

Rough journey for early immigrants

A fascinating collection of immigration archival material from the 1870’s-1880’s, including passenger lists, medical journals and letters, was found in the Browning Street Police Station’s ceiling when it was being dismantled. Thankfully those-in-charge perceived the archives’ historical value and took them to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (now MTG Hawke’s Bay).

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