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The Edwin Fox
Overlooking Picton township, showing the ships Edwin Fox and Maori Overlooking Picton township, showing the ships Edwin Fox and Maori, Alexander Turnbull Library, 1/2-031025-F. Click image to enlarge The...Read more about "The Edwin Fox"...
Pakihi - Māori and Business
Māori started trading with Europeans from the late 18th Century: with Captain Cook’s crews in the 1770s, Bellingshausen’s Russian expedition in 1820, D'Urville’s officers and men in 1827, and whalers and sealers in the 1820s...Read more about "Pakihi - Māori and Business"...
The naming of Nelson
European settlers[nelsons-early-settlement/] arrived in what was to become Nelson in 1842, a couple of years after one of the world's most famous landmarks, Nelson's Column, had been erected in London's...Read more about "The naming of Nelson "...
Abel Tasman and Māori in Golden Bay / Mohua
When the Dutch explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman sailed into Golden Bay / Mohua in 1642, a mutual cultural misunderstanding may have been one reason for the brief violent encounter...Read more about "The first meeting - Abel Tasman and Māori in Golden Bay / Mohua"...
The Mayoral Shop
The premises at 83-86 Bridge Street in Nelson were the birthplace of the mayoral ambitions of three families. The first owner Moss Davis (1847-1933), an early Nelson Jewish merchant,...Read more about "The Mayoral Shop"...