Notes on the Geography of New Zealand: Napier: Photo 4
Here's the bay to the south, visited by none other than Captain Cook in 1769. Napier was established in 1854 and named for the British general who a few years earlier had done battle in India and emerged as the conqueror of Sind--or Scinde, as it was then often spelled (or spelt).
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