1823 in New Zealand

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1823 in New Zealand
Decades:
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Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 7 May – John Kent arrives in Foveaux Strait to investigate the possibility of setting up a flax trade.[1]
  • 16 May – William White and others arrive in the St Michael to reinforce the Wesleyan missionaries in the Bay of Islands.[2]
  • 6 June[3] – Samuel Leigh and William White establish the first Wesleyan mission at Kaeo, near Whangaroa, which they call ‘Wesleydale’ (var. Wesley-Dale).[2][4][5][6]
  • 17 July – John Kent on the naval cutter Mermaid visits Otago Harbour and, not knowing it has already been named, calls it Port Oxley.
  • 23 June – Phillip Tapsell is married for the first time, to Maria Ringa of Ngā Puhi, by Thomas Kendall. The bride runs away later the same day.[7][8] This is probably the first Christian wedding in New Zealand (as later claimed by Tapsell himself).
  • 3 August – The Brampton arrives at the Bay of Islands. On board are Samuel Marsden, Henry Williams and family, and the Wesleyan missionaries John Hobbs and Nathaniel Turner (and family).[9][10]
  • 9 August – Reverend Marsden, in person, delivers the letter sacking Thomas Kendall from the Church Missionary Society.[11][12] (see 1822)
  • 19 August – After the arrival of John Hobbs and Nathaniel Turner, Samuel Leigh leaves the Kaeo mission.[4]
  • 7 September[13] – The Brampton runs aground on leaving the Bay of Islands. On board are Samuel Marsden, Thomas Kendall and Samuel Leigh.[4][12]
  • 14 September[13] – Samuel Marsden and Samuel Leigh resume their departure from New Zealand. Thomas Kendall changes his mind and stays.[4][12]
  • November
Undated

Births[edit]

Undated

Deaths[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: John Kent
  2. ^ a b Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: William White
  3. ^ NZHistory The Christian Missionaries
  4. ^ a b c d Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Samuel Leigh
  5. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p.164.
  6. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p.508.
  7. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Tapsell Biography
  8. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Phillip Tapsell
  9. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Henry Williams
  10. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: John Hobbs
  11. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Thomas Kendall Biography
  12. ^ a b c Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Thomas Kendall
  13. ^ a b New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Samuel Leigh Biography has original departure date of 17 September, and an eventual departure of 14 November.
  14. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p.185.
  15. ^ a b Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p.331
  16. ^ Puke Ariki: Taranaki Stories
  17. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Guard Biography
  18. ^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Hongi Hika
  19. ^ Tauranga History Timeline
  20. ^ Sally O'Neill, 'Clarke, George (1823 - 1913)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 3, MUP, 1969, pp 411-412.
  21. ^ Foster, B.J. (1966). "DICK, Thomas". An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand. 
  22. ^ Crighton, Anna (22 June 2007). "Clayton, William Henry 1823 - 1877". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. 
  23. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.