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Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands

Rhys Richards

Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands

by Rhys Richards

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Published by Roebuck Society in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand,
  • Chatham Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Whaling -- New Zealand -- Chatham Islands.,
    • Sealing -- New Zealand -- Chatham Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWhaling & sealing at the Chatham Islands.
      Statementby Rhys Richards.
      SeriesRoebuck Society publication ;, no. 21
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSH383.5.N45 R53 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 74, 89, [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2112548M
      ISBN 100909434123
      LC Control Number88166656
      OCLC/WorldCa11733628

        In the book Whaling Wives by Emma Whiting and Henry Beetle Hough, Captain Fisher was described as, “an outstanding figure he possessed good skin and a pleasant expression, though his profile showed a prominent and almost craggy nose, and his hair had retreated somewhat from his forehead and was thickest at the back of his head, Old. Whaling ships from several countries, plied up and down the coast of New Zealand for several years during the whale hunting season, but it was not until that the first so-called 'Shore-Whaling' Station was introduced in the South Island at Te Awaiti, Cloudy Bay, by Captain John (Jacky) Guard and James (Jacky) Hayter Jackson.

      The Chatham Islands, kilometres east of New Zealand, are about as far off the beaten track as you can get. With outstanding scenery and welcoming hosts, this place will leave a lasting impression on you. Home of the Moriori. The Chatham Islands were first inhabited by the Moriori people. the North Island East Coast and in the Bay of Plenty, part-time whaling continued in a small way into the 20th century. In the north, there were factory operations at Whangamumu and Whangaparapara. Other stations were scattered about the coasts of both islands, and the Chatham Islands and Campbell Island.

      Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Easter Island To Observations By Early Visitors Before The Slave Raids. it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating. Whaling And Sealing At The Chatham Islands. avg rating — 0 ratings.5/5(1). 1 Rhys Richards, American whaling on the Chathams Grounds, Historical Association, Nantucket, Massachusetts, , and Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands, Roebuck, Canberra, ; Sheila Natusch, Hell and high water: a German occupation of the Chatham Islands


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Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands by Rhys Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining papers. Spine title: Whaling & sealing at the Chatham Islands. Description.

Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands / by Rhys Richards Roebuck Book Canberra, A.C.T Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for.

Cassell Australia, ), 4; Rhys Richards, Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands (Canberra: Roebuck, ), 7S. This book has separate pagination for its two sections.

S indicates sealing section; W indicates whaling section. Title: Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands / by Rhys Richards. Publication: Canberra: Roebuck Society, Call Number: Pam BI Author: Richards, Rhys. Title: American whaling on the Chatham grounds: viewed from an Antipodean perspective / by Rhys Richards.

Publication: Nantucket: Nantucket Historical Association, Richards, Rhys Whaling And Sealing at the Chatham Islands Signed by the author, red cloth, DJ. Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands (Canberra ), 38; Colonial Times (Hobart), 4 Jun.3; Robert McNab, The Old Whaling Days (Christchurch ), 2 Henry Melville, The History of the Island of Van Diemen's Land from the Tear to Inclusive (Hobart.

8 DAY CHATHAM ISLANDS TOUR 14 - 21 October You will receive a welcome pack including guide book, map, internet and Chatham Island branded water bottle. We also visit Broughton Landing - an old Mission and Whaling Station, and the farm ‘Mission Station’ owned by Jim Muirson.

Jim has 1, hectares, running 3, Ewes and Cows. The following list of vessels wrecked on and about the Chatham Islands, compiled by an old Chatham Islands resident, Mr J.

Engst, will be of interest: Gloria — Sealing brig, in a little bay on the S.E. shore of Pitt Island, which bay afterwards was named Gloria, in or shortly after Captain Richerton.

The island I am researching is Chatham Island just East of New Zealand. I chose this island because it looked very interesting with its wave like cloud patterns and unusual shape. Click on image for larger version. Location: Chatham Island is in the Pacific Ocean, almost kms East of mainland New Zealand.

The latitude is 44 degrees South and. Early, rare and out of print New Zealand and foreign books, maps and manuscripts. Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands [ Plus ] WATT, J.P.C.

Stewart Islands. whaling ships, or had joined in sealing expeditions. Hohepa Ta ma-i-hengia, of Ngatitoa, well known about Wellington formerly, went on a sealing expedition, and lived peaceably for a short time with the Morioris, on Chatham Island, at a small kaainga named Wharekauri.

Either he or his companions mentioned this circum. Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands Hardcover Manu Moriori: Human and Bird Carvings on Live Kopi Trees on the Chatham Islands.

This book explores some of the lives and adventures of those Aboriginal people who became roving mariners. Richards, Rhys. Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands. Known for. Historian. Notable work. Whaling and sealing at the Chatham Islands () Rhys Richards is a New Zealand historian and ethnographer.

He has written extensively on maritime history and Pacific artifacts and art. He has also spoken on these subjects on New Zealand radio and at many conferences and seminars around the world.

The Chatham Islands contains more t hectares of spectacular scenery, The islands were infamously known (back in the sealing and whaling days) as the “Gardens of the Pacific” and many locals eked out a good living by trading their crops of potatoes and vegetables with passing ships.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael maps, portraits (some color) ; 22 x 27 cm: Contents: From the air --Moriori and Manukau --Sealing and fishing --Whaling and farming --Chudleigh and Wharekauri --The Germans --Maori and Pakeha-Maori --Settlers and birds --Waitangi the Chatham Islands of New Zealand\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.

The Northeast of Chatham Island boasts a range of visitor accommodation and plenty of walks and attractions for you to see, making it an ideal northern base during your stay on Chatham Island.

Venturing Northeast to the remote fishing village of Kaingaroa provides visitors with a good array of scenic views as you pass through farmland, coastal and lakeside terrain and scenic reserves to get.

Geographically isolated for millions of years, the Chathams have witnessed the evolution of unique bird and plant species. The Chatham Island black robin is a great conservation success story. Less well-known however are the very rare taiko and shore plover, as well as several endemic species.

An outer island albatross colony can be viewed by boat. *History & Cultural Tour *Chatham Island Bird Tour, plus Pitt Island.

Day Tours. Fully guided day tours can be arranged at the hotel; generally a local guide will take you to places that are not accessible to the general public due to many of Chatham Island’s places of interest being on private land. The New Zealander 30 May pg 2.

American barque, "Noble" - encountered the late severe gales on the whaling grounds, off the north-eastern coast, and suffered the loss of her main and foremasts. She entered the Gulf of Houraki [sic], by Cape Colville, on Wednesday, and came through the Wairoa passage, to the southward of Waiheki, into Waitemata, yesterday morning, soon after daylight, and.

Discover the Chatham Islands 5 d / 4 n ex WLG From: $pp 8 d / 7 n ex AKL/CHC/WLG From: $pp Moriori tree carvings. Also visit Broughton Landing – an old Mission and Whaling Station, before across many paddocks, to reach the huge Fur Seal Colony at Point Munning.

Day 5 Fri Depart Chatham Islands for Wellington B Transfer to Airport.Chatham Islands in the s. The main settlement is Waitangi. Other settlements are Te One, Port Hutt, Kāingaroa and Ōwenga. The total population in .Pitt Island is hillier than the main island and has few lakes or sandbars.

Pitt was historically home to two of the nine Moriori tribes. It was the principal ‘port of call’ in the Chatham Islands during the revival in whaling in the early s.