Nelson/ Tasman's ground-breaking pottery There is some evidence that the use of clay may date back to early Māori settlement, but the history of clay use in the Nelson...Read more about "Nelson Pottery"...
Abel Tasman National Park
The Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand's smallest national park, is now a ‘must-walk' for many tourists, but not so long ago, it was well off the beaten...Read more about "Abel Tasman National Park"...
Te Rauparaha’s Account of the Wairau Affray
The Wairau Affray, as it has become known, resulted in the deaths of twenty-two Europeans, including Arthur Wakefield and Henry Thompson. Four Māori are known to have died:...Read more about "Te Rauparaha’s Account of the Wairau Affray"...
Sir Thomas Picton and naming of Picton
Sir Thomas Picton Lawrence, Thomas Sir: Portrait of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Picton Click image to enlargePicton was originally called Waitohi, or Waitohi Pa. It was named by the...Read more about "Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the naming of Picton"...
At one time, Marlborough-born poet, Eileen Duggan, was one of New Zealand's most widely acclaimed poets.1 Eileen Duggan as The Spirit of Ireland in a school play Eileen...Read more about "Eileen Duggan,1894-1972, poet and writer"...
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