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Top of the South timeline
A timeline for the Top of the South - based on our stories pre-1840[#pre1840]1840-1900[#1840]1900-[#1900] c950 A local story[myths-and-legends-of-te-tau-ihu/] tells of Kereopa escaping Kupe[kupe-and-the-boulder-bank/] by causing the Boulder Bank to grow...Read more about "Top of the South timeline"...
Place names of Te Tau ihu
On 1 August 2014, a number of new or altered geographic names took effect as a result of the following Treaty Claims settlements: Ngāti Apa ki...Read more about "Place names of Te Tau ihu"...
How James Wynen ended up in a Nelson hotel where he died in 1866 is a mystery.1 But the story of the ‘decent and respectable native of the...Read more about "James Wynen"...
Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson
Jewish traders were recorded in New Zealand as early as 1829 - probably sealers and whalers[marlborough-sounds-whaling/]. Settlers arrived with the New Zealand Company[new-zealand-company/], established in 1839 by Edward Gibbon Wakefield...Read more about "Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson"...
D'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey
On a windless day, the view of Tasman Bay from the ridge leading to French Pass seems enchanting but harmless. The battalions of rocks fringing the southern tip...Read more about "Dumont d'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey"...