The history of whanganui is a rich amalgam of all settler and maori cultures with the whanganui river central to historic, cultural and artistic development. Taras people were originally known as ngai tara, but more recently they have taken the name muaupoko, to indicate that they are the people living at the head upoko of the fish of maui, as the wellington region is known. Meet some of the local personalities and discover why whanganui is such a great place to live, work and play. This dictionary comprises a selection of modern and everyday language that will be extremely useful for learners of the maori language. Chris has 489 books on goodreads, and is currently reading inside out. This song is about the worlds biggest little city, wellington. The most notable is te whanganuiatara the great harbour of tara, which refers to wellington harbour and environs. Books journals and transactions newspapers local theses waitangi tribunal reports. Situated at the mouth of the whanganui river, and ancestral home to te ati haunuiapaparangi hapu, whanganui is one of new zealands oldest cities. Invasion and colonisation te ara encyclopedia of new zealand. Both are official names for the country that governs this land. The lyrics tell the story of a wellingtonian that returns home for the sevens tournament ion. Whanganui chronicle news local news, business and sport.
It was the new zealand companys second settlement, and began as an adjunct of the first, wellington, in 1840. Census of native population within the district of port nicholson 1850. Initially muaupoko welcomed the ngati toa people, but conflict became inevitable after a muaupoko woman was killed. In the mid 1860s the town was under threat of attack by pai marire adherents. History of whanganui official tourist site for whanganui, nz.
For simplicity and out of respect maori history and culture, which long predates the arrival of pakeha, or white european settlers i use mostly use aotearoa alone for the remainder of this post. Book tamara lodge and all whanganui hostels with no booking fees at hostelbookers. Whanganui city nzhistory, new zealand history online. Your news is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. A number of place names in the area commemorate kupe, such as te tangihanga o kupe or te raranga o kupe barrett reef, and te aroaro o kupe or te ure o kupe steeple rock. The history of te whanganui a tara wellington project waitangi. According to ngati toa and te ati awa witnesses they expelled the tangata whenua from the region and established their own occupation of the land from kapiti to turakirae, and at times into the wairarapa. The river te awa o whanganui has provided inspiration and is the essential heartbeat for oral, visual and written creative expression over many centuries. The land of tara and they who settled it, by elsdon best. A personal history of pink floyd by nick mason, what does this button do an auto. Search the cheapest beds available at the tamara lodge in whanganui, new zealand.606 1391 1484 777 1087 921 286 325 1092 354 1161 269 570 344 444 47 813 1187 1076 1422 1251 1295 1343 660 1024 1418 805 569 1342 725 350 301 1391 671 843 116 418 50