The voyage of the SS Lyttelton
London to Wellington in 462 days The Nelson waterfront is now the domain of the chardonnay set, but from the deck of the recreational fishing berth you'll see an...Read more about "The voyage of the SS Lyttelton"...
Karaitianatanga - Māori and Christianity
Māori had a complex system of faith and worship, not unlike Greek, Roman and Jewish traditions. Io, the Creator, was ‘... a primary core, heart, essence, who existed...Read more about "Karaitianatanga - Māori and Christianity"...
The Parihaka Prophets in Nelson
In the 1860's and 1870's Taranaki Māori were troubled by Government determination to enforce European settlement of traditional lands. Promised reserves did not eventuate and, by 1866, dispossessed Māori...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 circumnavigated New Zealand, c. 900 AD, Māori tradition is that he was obstructed by the inhabitants in the vicinity of, what is now, Lake Grassmere. In...Read more about "Lake Grassmere"...
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