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Marlborough Sounds Whaling
For nearly 140 years, whales on their annual migration north were spotted by whalers from hilltop lookouts at the entrance to Tory Channel. Whale chasing boats then raced out to harpoon them...Read more about "Marlborough Sounds Whaling"...
Whekenui School, Tory Channel One of New Zealand's most remote schools, Whekenui School operated only from 1951 to 1962. Local children had previously been enrolled in the Correspondence School, with an untrained...Read more about "Whekenui School"...
Maori and Whaling
Ancient archaeological finds in Te Tau Ihu include whale tooth pendants, whalebone amulets and other adornments, and simulated whale teeth made from local serpentine. It is not clear whether...Read more about "Maori and Whaling"...
The Grove Okiwa
The name Okiwa probably refers to a chief named Kiwa, as does Anakiwa (the cave of Kiwa). Until the Ngāti Awa attack of 1829-30, Rangitāne and Ngāti Kuia...Read more about "The Grove Okiwa"...
Picton Cement Works
There was a time when Picton[sitetree_link,id=195] was a busy industrial town, with the fishing industry, sardine cannery, freezing works, railway workshops, whaling station within reach, wharves serving overseas shipping,...Read more about "Picton Cement Works"...