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There are eight iwi or tribes in Te Tau Ihu/ Te Tauihu (Nelson/Tasman–Marlborough): Ngāti Kuia, Rangitāne o Wairau and Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō (from the Kurahaupō canoe) Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Rārua and Ngāti Toa Rangatira (from the Tainui canoe) Ngāti Tama...Read more about "Maori"...
Motueka and early settlement
Around 1839-1840, the Ngāti Rārua and Te Ātiawa 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"...
Nelson's gateway sculptures
The Novella Sculpture “Nau mai ki tōku Āhuru Mōwai” – Welcome to my safe home, to my sheltered haven. He wāhi e tau ana te wairua pai, e marino...Read more about "Nelson's gateway sculptures"...
The Tangata Whenua Tribes of Te Tau Ihu
There are eight iwi which are tangata whenua in Te Tau Ihu - or Te Tauihu as it is now more commonly known: Rangitāne o Wairau, Ngāti Kuia and...Read more about " The Tangata Whenua Tribes of Te Tau Ihu"...
Te Rae o Karaka or Karaka Point
Te Rae o Karaka Historic Reserve occupies a narrow headland that juts out into Totaranui (Queen Charlotte Sound), between Waikawa and Whatamango Bays. It is situated on what is...Read more about "Te Rae o Karaka or Karaka Point"...