Whekenui School, Tory Channel One of New Zealand's most remote schools, Whekenui School operated only from 1951 to 1962. Local children had previously been enrolled in the Correspondence School, with an untrained...Read more about "Whekenui School"...
The Wairau Bar skull
Morning Talks Morning talks at Redwoodtown Primary School were a part of the day (usually Monday) when children shared a recent event in their lives with the class. This could be...Read more about "The Wairau Bar skull"...
St. Johns in the Wilderness Koromiko
* Anglican Church. Koromiko - Picton , Marlborough New Zealand. *Historic Places Trust Registered No: 1469; Category 2; Status B.* * Sir Paul Reeves was baptised in St Johns of the Wilderness at Koromiko, and it...Read more about "St. Johns in the Wilderness"...
Slavery in Colonial Times
As in many other cultures, slavery was a key element of Maori society. Mokai were usually spoils of war, condemned to lives of drudgery, danger, heavy physical work and...Read more about "Slavery in Colonial Times"...
Although there is no record of Maori settlement in the bay, the original name, Kaipupu, (eating shellfish) shows that it was a well-known food gathering place. The English...Read more about "Shakespeare Bay"...
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