1816 in New Zealand

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1816 in New Zealand
Decades:

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 22 January – Large numbers of Māori from North Cape, Whangaroa and Thames visit the mission at Rangihoua.[1]
  • February – Thomas and Elizabeth Hansen arrive at Oihi, Rangihoua from Port Jackson on the Active. They are the first non-missionary European family to settle in New Zealand. They eventually raised 11 children who all lived to at least their late 60s.[2][3]
  • March – Tui and Titore (see 1815) leave Port Jackson (Sydney) for England in HMS Kangaroo. While there they may have helped Professor Samuel Lee start his Maori dictionary.[1]
  • 16 August – Thomas Kendall starts the first school in New Zealand, at Rangihoua. The opening roll is 33.[4][5]

Births[edit]

Undated

Deaths[edit]

approximate

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NZETC: Maori Wars of the Nineteenth Century, 1816
  2. ^ Ancestry.com: Thomas Hansen Biography[dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Hansen-King Family Tree". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Thomas Kendall
  5. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Thomas Kendall Biography
  6. ^ Green, David (7 April 2006). "Chute, Trevor 1816 – 1886". Dictionary of New Zealand biography. 
  7. ^ a b Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
  8. ^ "DOBSON BROTHERS, from An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock, originally published in 1966.". Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. 18 September 2007. 
  9. ^ No Mean City by Stuart Perry (1969, Wellington City Council)
  10. ^ "Charlotte Badger". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.