Te Awaiti

Tar'White

The whaling station established here in 1827 by Londoner John Guard, was New Zealand's first bay-whaling station and probably the oldest European settlement in the South Island. (Information from Wises New Zealand Guide: A Gazetteer of New Zealand, 1987, page 397)

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Date: 1843 By: Fitzgerald, Thomas Henry, 1824-1888; Boulton, Joseph Edward, 1912-1997 Ref: MapColl-834.2gbbd/1843/Acc.7937 Description: Copy of a manuscript map of land owned by Mr J Toms at Te Awaiti, showing Jackson's Bay, Sawyer's Bay and the village of Te Awaiti. Rivers, trees and the loc...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Native tombs / George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 50. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847. By: Giles, John West, 1801-1870 Ref: PUBL-0014-50 Description: Shows five different Maori tombs or mausolea: 1. Mausoleum of E Tohi, the mother of Rauparaha, on the island of Mana. It is richly adorned, covered with wood...
Date: 1906 By: Marple, Walter Henry, 1876-1942; Marple, Rex Arthur Andrews, 1902-1970 Ref: C-030-021 Description: View of former whaling area Te Awaite, Tory Channel, Marlborough Sounds The Evening Post of 24 June 1963 included an article and photo about this watercolou...
Date: 1839 - 1977 From: Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The Alexander Turnbull Library prints 1977. Charles Heaphy VC, 1820-1881. [Wellington] Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust Board, 1977 By: Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 Ref: C-028-055 Description: A kakariki (red-crowned parrot) in flight amongst native bush Reproduced in an edition of 2500 from an original watercolour in the Library (C-025-007), the ...
By: Boulton, Joseph Edward, 1912-1997 Ref: PAColl-6482 Description: Arrangement: Negatives housed at 1/2-084862 to 084864 Quantity: 3 b&w copy negative(s).
Date: 1843 By: Fitzgerald, Thomas Henry, 1824-1888; Boulton, Joseph Edward, 1912-1997 Ref: MapColl-834.2a/1843/Acc.3051 Description: Copy of a manuscript map of land owned by Mr J Toms at Te Awaiti, showing Jackson's Bay, Sawyer's Bay, and the villiage of Te Awaiti. River, trees, and the l...
By: Rei, Sam, active 1976 Ref: PAColl-6495 Description: Arrangement: Negatives housed at 1/2-065436 to 065437 and 052158 Quantity: 3 b&w copy negative(s).
By: Boulton, Joseph Edward, 1912-1997 Ref: PAColl-4108 Description: Arrangement: Negative housed at 1/2-052152 Quantity: 2 b&w copy negative(s).
Joseph Toms and his Family at Te Awaiti
Date: ca 1880s By: Tyree Brothers (Firm) Ref: 1/2-027001-F Description: Joseph Toms and his family at his residence at Te Awaiti. The house can be seen set in its garden, across a field of lush grass. Photographed by the Tyree ...
Date: ca 1910 By: Bunny, Joe (Mrs), active 1910?; Riddiford, Yvonne Ada, 1925- Ref: PAColl-1071 Description: Family photographs Originals returned 12 April 1988 Quantity: 5 b&w copy photographic print(s) and. 51 photocopy/ies in one envelope.
Date: 31 Aug 2006 From: Tory Strait whalers families & Whekenui School oral history project By: Wilson, Ria Leona, 1949- Ref: OHInt-0860-12 Description: Interview with Ria Wilson, born in Picton in 1949. Talks about spending much of her childhood at Te Awaiti where her father Trevor Norton worked for the Pera...
Date: 1950 By: Black, Dorothy, active 1947-1989 Ref: qMS-0235 Description: Series of short talks about women who came to New Zealand prior to the emigration schemes of the 1840s. Includes accounts of the lives of missionaries Ann Tu...
Date: 1938-1949 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-054 Description: Includes aerial photographs of: Camp Russell and Camp MacKay at Paekakariki; Linton Military Camp at Kairanga 1949; Te Awaiti Bay (Marlborough Sounds), 1942 ...
Date: 1959 - 1960 From: Frieboe, Conrad, d 1989 :[Original drawings for "Whaling in early New Zealand", by A W Reed, 1960. ca 1959-1960] Ref: A-407-010 Description: Illustration shows a large whale in the foreground, lying on its side after having been caught by whalers in a dinghy. In the background is Jacky Guard's wha...
Date: ca 1890s From: Original photographic prints and postcards from the file print collection, Box 16 Ref: PAColl-7344-75 Description: A studio portrait of Granny Jackson seated and holding a hat. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Date: 16 Nov 2005 - 18 Nov 2005 From: Oral history of Cook Strait Whalers based in Tory Channel By: Huntley, Mana Witako, 1939- Ref: OHInt-0856-09 Description: Interview with Mana Huntley, born in Wanganui in 1939. Talks about being raised in Picton by his mother's sister and her husband, Dookie and Ted Huntley Jnr,...
Date: [188-], 1897 From: Andersen, Johannes Carl, 1873-1962 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0148-157B Description: Includes photo of the Legislative buildings, Wellington, ca 1880; Te Aro from Terrace Gaol, with Woolcombe Street in foreground, 1877; Te Awaiti, entrance to...
Date: n d From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. Centennial Publications Branch : Historical Atlas material Ref: MS-Papers-0230-019 Description: Includes comprehensive list of sources and summary of European settlement before 1840; map included Notes about whaling and whalers in the greater Marlboroug...
Date: [ca 1800-1840] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. Centennial Publications Branch : Historical Atlas material Ref: MS-Papers-0230-016 Description: Notes on sealing and whaling stations (definition of), seasonal farming (definition of), and list of sources for South Otago whaling stations; brief notes on...
Date: Oct 1950 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. Centennial Publications Branch : Historical Atlas material Ref: MS-Papers-0230-017 Description: Very full notes, apparently by Frances Fyfe (both ms and ts). Criticism of these by R M Ross, dated Oct 1950. Comprehensive notes on whaling in the South Isl...