Rose Cottage (Greytown, N.Z.)

House lived in by George Wakelin and his family at Moroa or Moroa Plains, near Greytown in Wairarapa. Wakelin came to New Zealand circa 1850. The family is known to have occupied Rose Cottage circa 1868 to circa 1889. Wakelin died in 1907 and his home had his sculptures on display in the garden for many years.

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Wooden sculptures, carved by George Wakelin, in the garden of "Rose Cottage", Moroa, Wairarapa
Ref: 1/2-135973-F Description: Wooden statues carved by George Wakelin stand in the garden outside "Rose Cottage in Moroa, Wairarapa. There is a dog and three busts in view. Quantity: 1 ...
Garden filled with carved figures and busts at "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown.
Date: Circa 1924 Ref: APG-1278-1/2-G Description: View of the garden of "Rose Cottage" on what is now known as Moroa Road, Greytown. The original owner, George Wakelin (1824-1907), carved many statues of ani...
Front view of "Rose Cottage", Moroa, near Greytown, with a statue of an ancient warrior standing on a pedestal in front of the house.
Date: Circa 1924 Ref: APG-1279-1/2-G Description: View of the front of "Rose Cottage" on what is now known as Moroa Road, Greytown. The original owner, George Wakelin (1824-1907), carved many statues of anim...