The Parihaka Prophets in Nelson
In the 1860s and 1870s Taranaki Maori were troubled by Government determination to enforce European settlement of traditional lands. Promised reserves did not eventuate, and by 1866 dispossessed Maori...Read more about "The Parihaka Prophets in Nelson "...
Nelson's Public Art
Nelson has a range of public art works, many of them located in the central city area near the Maitai River. A good starting point to explore the...Read more about "Nelson's Public Art"...
When Kupe[kupe-and-the-boulder-bank/] circumnavigated New Zealand, c. 900 AD, Maori tradition is that he was obstructed by the inhabitants in the vicinity of, what is now, Lake Grassmere. In revenge...Read more about "Lake Grassmere"...
Tamati Pirimona Marino
Through his parents, Ringahuri of Ngati Tama/Te Atiawa and Roka of Ngati Rarua, Marino (also known as Te Pua Ringahuri) was related to all three manawhenua iwi of...Read more about "Tamati Pirimona Marino "...
Buzz Falconer and the Talisman
Nelson has lost most of its links with the wooden hulled scows that used to take produce around the bay and across the strait to Wellington. While the...Read more about "Buzz Falconer and the Talisman"...
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