Country of origin: England
Area in New Zealand: All over
Details: Daily Southern Cross 29 August 1864. (Discussing plagarism). Mr Heaphy came to New Zealand in 1839 on a scientific expedition with Deiffenback the hydrographer, he has since then been constantly employed in exploration and surveys and the Admiralty has published his surveys and charts. In 1839-40 he explored the Wellington, Whanganui and Taranaki country and subesquently the Chalham Islands and the west coast of the Middle Island, for which he received a government appointment.