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The hilltop overlooking Whakatü is known to Mäori as Pikimai, which translates as ‘climb hither'. Piki mai was a staging point for the pakohe[pakohe-argillite/] (argillite) industry, the nearest quarries...Read more about "Piki mai "...
What’s in a name – Wakatu or Whakatu?
Many Māori names of localities and landscape features are no longer known, and where they have been preserved, the reason for the name may have disappeared in the...Read more about "What’s in a name – Wakatu or Whakatu?"...
Nita Knight Nita Knight, Councillor 1998 - 2004 Nelson City Councillor 1998 - 2004 I served as a Nelson City Councillor for six years from 1998 to 2004. The Mayor...Read more about "Nita Knight"...
Myths and Legends
The myths and legends of Te Tau Ihu tell of significant events in the history of the region. Some are Polynesia-wide legends, including creation myths, adapted to local landscapes;...Read more about "Myths and Legends of Te Tau Ihu"...
Rachel Reese JP
Nelson City Councillor 2007 - 2013 Deputy Mayor 2007 - 2010 Mayor Nelson City 2013 - Jenny Rowan, the former Mayor of Kapiti, was the first person that suggested...Read more about "Rachel Reese JP"...