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  • William Adams

    A leading voice in the separation of the Provinces Eton and Oxford educated barrister, William Adams[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d2-d2.html] was a leading voice for the Wairau’s discontented settlers and became the province’s first...

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  • William Eyes

    *The rise and fall of a colourful and controversial colonist* A cast of hardworking ‘alpha’ men dominated the early days of settlement in the Wairau.  And none was more...

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  • Barrington Gum

    The giant gum and Kingsland Forest in Richmond The Barrington Gum was named after a farm which was once located further down the Reservoir Creek valley from about 1850...

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  • Queen Street in Richmond

    Queen Street is the long street that runs through the heart of Richmond, from the foothills in the east, to the Waimea River in the west.  As the...

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  • Joseph Ward

    Diarist, runholder, forthright politician Born in Staffordshire in 1817, Joseph Ward[https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1w7/ward-joseph] arrived in Nelson in December 1842 with his parents-in-law Henry and Mary Redwood[sitetree_link,id=748]. He had married his cousin Martha, prior...

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