Hans Busch 'A Great Miser'
*German settlement* In 1841 the New Zealand Company dispatched an expedition to establish its second New Zealand settlement, to be named Nelson. The Company was very successful in attracting settlers and, ambitious...Read more about "Hans Busch 'A Great Miser'"...
COVID 19 and Te Tau Ihu
New Zealand first experienced the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, some months after the virus was identified in China. New Zealand suffered few deaths, and relatively few...Read more about "COVID 19 and Te Tau Ihu"...
Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Te Tauihu
The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in the top of the South Island The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on nine separate sheets by more than 500 Māori. Two...Read more about "Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Te Tauihu"...
From native forest to English garden Following the establishment of the town of Nelson by the London-based New Zealand Company, in 1842, European settlers were quick to make their mark on...Read more about "The Wood"...
The Greig Brother's of Dillons Point; Early Settlers of Beaver Station
Settlers came from all walks of life and all nations when the New Zealand Company[sitetree_link,id=113] began promoting farmlands ripe for the picking in Aotearoa. Two Scottish boys, aged in...Read more about "The Greig Brother's of Dillons Point; Early Settlers of Beaver Station"...
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