Matariki – celebrating milestones old and new
June 7, 2022
Do you remember learning at primary school that New Zealand was discovered in 1769 by Captain James Cook? Or perhaps you were taught that in fact he rediscovered the land, since it had first been sighted by Abel Tasman 127 years earlier and that it was after this discovery that we became known by the Dutch name Nieuw Zeeland.
Te Puna Atawhai June 2022