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Images of Hawke's Bay

True story:
The trunk of the cabbage tree is so fire-resistant that early European settlers used it to make chimneys for their huts.

A 5x-weekly photograph from around Hawke’s Bay :-)

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How the Pioneer Museum Helps Visitors of All Ages Learn About Tooele's Rich History

The Tooele Pioneer Museum has sizable galleries that contain photographs, artifacts, writings and tools that originated in the 19th century. At the museum, guests can learn about the activities of the early settlers, and visitors will study the techniques that were used to manufacture goods, to travel, to cook food and to obtain clean water. 429 more words


Settling Australia - ? British

I know that Tony Abbott’s ethnic background is really not Australian but please Tony, look up Australian history.

In his opening speech welcoming PM Cameron of the UK he referred to the UK and what they did here in Australia in 1788. 102 more words


Nancy McKracking Tombstone, Beulah Presbyterian Church Cemetery

A neatly cut tombstone for a young woman who died at the age of 22; the top is damaged, but the inscription is perfect. One wonders whether “McKracking” was the true original spelling of her name, or the stonecutter’s best guess for an illiterate client.

Early Settlers

Early settlers' romance

Archives NZ, which is part of the Department of Internal Affairs, gives the public access to a wealth of historical documents, including the Treaty of Waitangi. 162 more words

The Art Of Selective Translations