1826 in New Zealand

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1826 in New Zealand
Decades:

Incumbents[edit]

Regal and viceregal[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 25 March – The 1825 New Zealand Company vessels Rosanna, Captain James Herd, and Lambton, Captain Barnett, arrive at Stewart Island and undergo refitting for a month.[1]
  • April or May
  • May
    • – Thomas Shepherd explores the future site of Dunedin and produces the oldest surviving drawings of Otago Harbour and surrounding coasts including Waikouaiti.
    • – The Rosanna and the Lambton (see above) are the first European ships enter Wellington Harbour. Captain Herd names the harbour Port Nicholson after his friend John Nicholson, harbourmaster at Port Jackson (Sydney).[3][4]
  • 23 September – The New Zealand Company agents aboard the Rosanna complete the purchase of 'Pakatu' (Pakatoa), 'Taratora' (Rotoroa), 'Ponue' (Ponui) and 'Pake' (Pakihi) Islands in the Hauraki Gulf. They then become frightened of the local Māori, change their minds almost immediately, sell up and leave for the Bay of Islands.[5]
Undated

Births[edit]

Undated

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: 1825 New Zealand Company
  2. ^ Hall-Jones, John. "Caddell, James fl. 1810–1826". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 499.
  4. ^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia: Wellington
  5. ^ A Manukau Timeline
  6. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p.405.
  7. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 331
  8. ^ Tauranga History Timeline
  9. ^ Early European Visits to NZ
  10. ^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 67
  11. ^ a b Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 242
  12. ^ "Before 1840: sailors and missionaries". Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 6 January 2008. Retrieved 16 January 2008. 
  13. ^ Bassett, Judith & J.G.H Hannan. "Prendergast, James 1826 - 1921". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  14. ^ Waterson, D. B. "Firth, Josiah Clifton 1826 - 1897". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 5 April 2011. 
  15. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.