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  • Marlborough History, Historical Places in Marlborough New Zealand

    …engages your interest immediately. Maori legend describes the entire South Island as Maui's waka (canoe), wrecked on a reef during a fishing expedition. The shattered bow of the canoe became the Sounds. D'Urville Island At the outer edges of the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand's fifth largest land…

  • Marlborough Activities, Things to Do in Marlborough New Zealand

    …and go snapper fishing * Follow the Nydia Track to Tennyson Inlet - takes two days * Visit the tiny settlement of French Pass and its offshore island d'Urville * Do the Pelorus Bridge Walks, 18 kilometres west of Havelock Useful Marlborough Links To help plan your Marlborough holiday choose from the…

  • Abel Tasman National Park History & Historical Places, New Zealand

    …James Cook sighted the area through fog and called it "Blind Bay". In 1826 the area was explored by Frenchman, Dumont D'Urville, who gave many of the bays, islands and other areas names. European Settlement Between 1854 and 1857, about 26 pioneering European families lived along the Abel…

  • Blenheim History New Zealand

    …has offered safe harbour to travellers. First to Maori traders and war parties; then to European explorers, such as Captain James Cook and Dumont D'Urville; and now to visitors seeking new landscapes and rejuvenating experiences. Sailing Marlborough Sounds Marlborough, New Zealand Photographer Ivor…


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