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Finding "Te Wherro" in Ōtākou: Māori and the early days of the Otago gold rush
(Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, 2013-12-09)
The history of Māori miners at the Aorere gold rush in 1856–1858 is well documented in research by Hilary and John Mitchell. Philip Ross May examined the multi- layered history of Māori in the goldfields of the Buller and ...
Sport and society
(Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, 2013-09-05)
As early as the 1830s British settlers were organising horse races and cricket matches. The range of available sporting activities grew with the population, and sport became vital to Kiwi culture. Competitive sports such ...