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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"...
Patu Tohorā or Māori 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 "Patu Tohorā or Māori Whaling"...
John Wallis Barnicoat
Surveyor and Speaker of the Nelson Provincial Council Born in Falmouth, Barnicoat was articled as a civil engineer before immigrating to New Zealand as a cabin passenger on the...Read more about "John Wallis Barnicoat 1814-1905"...
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"...
Place names of the Waimea Islands
Although the fourteen or so islands of the Waimea Inlet have an enduring and busy Māori history, many of them are named after early European owners or residents....Read more about "Place names of the Waimea Islands"...