Growing Sarau from the German Roots up The 12,000 mile voyage of the St. Pauli from Hamburg, Germany to Nelson, New Zealand, in 1843 resulted in the eventual establishment...Read more about "Sarau"...
Nelson Yacht Club
Ever since 1843, when crowds gathered on a wet and windy summer day to watch the first official boat racing in Nelson, port officials have enjoyed a close...Read more about "Nelson Yacht Club"...
Making the Cut
It was a great day in the history of Nelson when the Cut opened on July 30 1906. The report in the Nelson Evening Mail on July 31...Read more about "Making the Cut"...
Te Puoho ki Te Rangi
Te Puoho (a.k.a. Te Ngarau), ariki of Ngati Tama, was born at Poutama, northern Taranaki, son of Whangataaki II and Hinewairoro. His whakapapa connected him to major lines from...Read more about "Te Puoho ki Te Rangi "...
Maori and education
Pre-European Maori learned by oral methods which developed strong memory skills and powerful oratory. Early European visitors and settlers admired Maori intelligence. Dieffenbach (1839) wrote: Greenwood, Sarah: The Motueka...Read more about "Maori and education"...
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