Nelson Yacht Club
Ever since 1843, when crowds gathered on a wet and windy summer day to watch the first official boat racing in Nelson, port officials have enjoyed a close...Read more about "Nelson Yacht Club"...
Making the Cut
It was a great day in the history of Nelson when the Cut opened on July 30 1906. The report in the Nelson Evening Mail on July 31...Read more about "Making the Cut"...
Te Pūoho ki Te Rangi
Te Pūoho (also known as Te Ngārau), ariki of Ngāti Tama, was born at Poutama, northern Taranaki, son of Whangataaki II and Hinewairoro. His whakapapa connected him to...Read more about "Te Pūoho ki Te Rangi "...
Mātauranga - Māori and education
Pre-European Māori learned by oral methods which developed strong memory skills and powerful oratory. Early European visitors and settlers admired Māori intelligence. Dieffenbach (1839) wrote: Greenwood, Sarah: The Motueka...Read more about "Mātauranga - Māori and education"...
Te Tau Ihu Māori and the Taranaki Wars
On 17 March 1860, Government troops attacked the pa Te Kohia at Waitara, North Taranaki, stronghold of Wiremu Kīngi Te Rangitāke of Te Ātiawa and his followers. Te Rangitāke...Read more about "Te Tau Ihu Māori and the Taranaki Wars"...
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