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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"...
It is believed that Wakefield (originally known as Pitfure)1 was named after the Yorkshire birthplace of an early settler, William Hough; however it is also widely accepted that the...Read more about "Early Wakefield"...
Nelson Street Names
When the first settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 under theWakefield Company settlement plan[new-zealand-company/], the first committee they set up was the street naming committee. Unfortunately it proved a...Read more about "Nelson Street Names"...
The Neal Canoe1902
In 1902, while whaling along Rarangi Beach, Edward Neal spied a long, overturned canoe somewhere along the beach. He returned with a team of horses and dragged the...Read more about "The Neal Canoe 1902"...
Motueka and early settlement
Around 1839-1840, the Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa people living in the Motueka region heard that a European settlement was likely to be established there and realised this offered ...Read more about "Motueka and early settlement"...
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