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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"...
The Native Tenths Reserves
The New Zealand Company, a private company formed in Britain and supported by the British Government, established a colonisation scheme for New Zealand in the 1840's. The Company wanted...Read more about "The Native Tenths Reserves"...
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"...
Early Pastoralism in Marlborough
Marlborough's earliest pastoral history was one of initial squatter land occupation, battling the twin scourges of rabbits and sheep scab, and eventually, compulsory division of the huge sheep runs...Read more about "Early Pastoralism in Marlborough"...
When Kupe[kupe-and-the-boulder-bank/] circumnavigated New Zealand, c. 900 AD, Maori tradition is that he was obstructed by the inhabitants in the vicinity of, what is now, Lake Grassmere. In revenge...Read more about "Lake Grassmere"...
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