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Effie and Ralphine Richardson
Effie Newbigging Richardson, 1849? - 1928, and Ralphine Zealandia Regina Richardson, 1887-1969. *Euphemia [Effie] Johnstone* was born sometime between 1849 and 1859 in Argyllshire, Scotland. Her father had died...Read more about "Effie and Ralphine Richardson"...
Te Rauparaha’s Account of the Wairau Affray
The Wairau Affray , as it has become known, resulted in the deaths of twenty-two Europeans, including Arthur Wakefield and Henry Thompson . Four Maori are known to...Read more about "Te Rauparaha’s Account of the Wairau Affray"...
Captain Arthur Wakefield (1799-1843) was regarded as a fine naval officer and after retiring early from the Royal Navy, became resident agent of the new Nelson settlement. He was...Read more about "Captain Arthur Wakefield"...
Resolution Bay or Atapu
It has been suggested that the Māori name for this bay should perhaps be O-Tapu, (a sacred place) or Ata-po (early dawn). Captain Cook[sitetree_link,id=140] named it Shag Cove, but...Read more about "Resolution Bay or Atapu"...
Whekenui Leading Lights
One of the sites recently added to the Marlborough District Council’s Heritage Register is the Tory Channel Leading Lights, plus a former oil store, at Whekenui (part of Okukari...Read more about "Whekenui Leading Lights"...
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