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

Bridal Veil Falls, Gilmour Brothers    Raglan NZ, 1911, X001.33.18
Bridal Veil Falls
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Bridal Veil Falls was orignally called Weirenga or Wairangi Falls and was renamed after European discovery in the late 1800's.
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Bridal Veil Falls was orignally called Weirenga or...
Bridal Veil Falls
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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 Thomson22 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