The Prow: Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu
Discover historical and cultural stories from the top of the South Island.
Find information on the history and culture of Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough. A valuable resource for school students, researchers and those interested in the history of the top of the South Island.
Some things to do on The Prow:
- Read the traditional Māori creation stories explaining the origins of Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka-a-Māui.
- Learn about Appo Hocton, the first Chinese immigrant in New Zealand.
- Uncover the story of the notorious Burgess Gang and the Maungatapu murders.
- Find links to further books, websites, articles and other resources on Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough history and culture.