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  • New Zealand Colonisation, Colonisation in New Zealand

    Skip to main content Home »New Zealand Travel »New Zealand History »New Zealand Colonisation New Zealand Colonisation Though a Dutchman was the first European to sight the country, it was the British who colonised New Zealand. With growing numbers of British migrants, and a…

  • Blenheim History New Zealand

    …on a reef during a fishing expedition. The shattered bow of the canoe became the Sounds. In the 1840's, Captain Cook sighted New Zealand and European colonisation began. Early history of the region involved close ties with Nelson. However the European settlers to the Marlborough region wanted…

  • New Zealand History, History of New Zealand, Maori History New Zealand

    …made New Zealand their home, becoming the tangata whenua—people of the land... (more) Colonisation Though a Dutchman was the first European to sight the land, it was the British who colonised New Zealand, leaving an indelible mark on the country and its people... (more) DVD These New Zealand

  • New Zealand History, New Zealand Maori Heritage and History

    …\x91no treasures or matters of great profit' considered his mission to New Zealand unsuccessful. Though a Dutchman was the first European to sight the country in New Zealand history, it was the British who colonised New Zealand. Captain James Cook, sent to Tahiti to observe the transit of Venus, was…

  • Akaroa History New Zealand

    …settlement by the French in New Zealand. Their influence is still evident in this vibrant tourist town—look for French street names, quaint historic buildings and inspired cuisine. Maori History Maori Carving with Moko New Zealand Photographer: Ian Trafford (www.iantraffordphotos.com)…

  • New Zealand History Information & Historical Places

    …Island of New Zealand. In the late 18th century there were about 2,000 Moriori living on the Chathams. However, disease and attacks from Maori saw the numbers of this peace-loving tribe become severely depleted. The last full-blooded Moriori is believed to have died in 1933. Colonisation Captain…

  • Far North History Information New Zealand

    …Holiday Deals Far North History Overview Far North is thought to be the first part of New Zealand to be discovered and walked upon by the early Maori settlers. Later European settlers began to arrive and colonise the land. A treaty between the Maori and the Europeans was signed some years later in…

  • Doubtless Bay History Information New Zealand

    …Holiday Deals Doubtless Bay History Overview Northland is thought to be the first part of New Zealand to be discovered and walked upon by the early Maori settlers. Later European settlers began to arrive and colonise the land. A treaty between the Maori and the Europeans was signed some years later…

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