The Brownlees enterprise
William Brownlee, and later his son John's, sawmilling enterprise was far more of a struggle than most reports suggest. The Brownlee family, with a number of close relatives, who...Read more about "The Brownlees enterprise"...
In a line of five o'clock commuter traffic, listening to drive time radio, it's hard to imagine the days when Rocks Road was a narrow, precarious, wave-swept walkway...Read more about "Rocks Road"...
Marlborough's Sacred Mountain The peak of Mount Tapuae-o-Uenuku, which can be seen from all over Marlborough - and from parts of Christchurch, Taranaki and Wellington on a clear day,...Read more about "Mt Tapuae-o-Uenuku"...
Whakapapa is the bedrock of Māori society. In mid-1995 a hui of kaumatua from throughout Aotearoa considered commonalities and differences between tribes in matters of tikanga regarding customary rights...Read more about "Whakapapa"...
Kupe and the Boulder Bank
The distinctive Boulder Bank protecting Nelson Haven, known to Māori as Te Taero a Kereopa or Te Tahuna a Tama-i-ea, was named to commemorate exploits during Kupe's visit...Read more about "Kupe and the Boulder Bank"...
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