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Mussel harvesting in the Marlborough Sounds
Linkwater farmer John Collins worked up to 23 hours a day when he worked in Marlborough’s mussel industry in the early 1980s. “In those days the industry was...Read more about "Mussel harvesting in the Marlborough Sounds"...
Long Island Submarine monitoring station
Long Island Located 35 kilometres from Picton, Long island guards the entrance to Queen Charlotte Sound. It is the first marine reserve in the South Island and has a...Read more about "Long Island Submarine monitoring station"...
Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures
The first Polynesian settlers in Aotearoa were greeted by a noisy soundscape and a plethora of new materials for making musical instruments. Centuries later, the botanist Joseph Banks[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/1966/banks-sir-joseph] described the...Read more about " Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures"...
Meretoto - Captain Cook's Ship Cove
Captain James Cook spent a total of 328 days exploring the New Zealand coastline during his three voyages. The initial purpose of Cook's voyages was to observe the Transit of Venus in...Read more about "Meretoto - Captain Cook's Ship Cove"...
Marj Matthews of Redwoodtown
*The Matriarch of Redwoodtown* Marj (Marjory) Matthews, who died on 15 February 2011, had a good nose for business and a keen eye for property, and was the driving...Read more about "Marj Matthews of Redwoodtown"...
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