Kitchen midden found on the Wairau Bar This story is an edited version of an article written by Steve Austin, Chief Executive of the Marlborough Museum and published in...Read more about "Wairau Bar"...
Te Rae o Karaka or Karaka Point
Te Rae o Karaka Historic Reserve occupies a narrow headland that juts out into Totaranui (Queen Charlotte Sound), between Waikawa and Whatamango Bays. It is situated on what is...Read more about "Te Rae o Karaka or Karaka Point"...
Ship Cove and Captain Cook
Captain James Cook spent a total of 328 days exploring the New Zealand coastline during his three voyages. The initial purpose of Cook's voyages was to observe the Transit of Venus in...Read more about "Ship Cove - a haven for Captain Cook"...
Effie and Ralphine Richardson
Effie Newbigging Richardson, 1849? - 1928, and Ralphine Zealandia Regina Richardson, 1887-1969. *Euphemia [Effie] Johnstone* was born sometime between 1849 and 1859 in Argyllshire, Scotland. Her father had died...Read more about "Effie and Ralphine Richardson"...
Mary Caroline Bisley was born near Hamburg on 23 Dec 1836 and called Johanna Maria Karalina [Lina] Karsten . She emigrated to NZ with her parents from...Read more about "Mary Caroline Bisley (1836-1917)"...
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