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John Guard marries Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Parker in Sydney. She leaves Sydney on the schooner [10 ] Waterloo on 7 November and arrives at Te Awaiti before the end of the year. Betty Guard is the first European women to settle permanently in the South Island. [11 ] A whaling station is operating from
Porirua. Jack Duff, a trader, is the first known European to visit the
Palmerston North area. He travels by whaleboat up river as far inland as Woodville and returns to Porirua. [12 ] The first inland mission is started at
Waimate North. [13 ]
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References [ edit ]
^ Christchurch: a chronology
^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Guard Biography
^ New Zealand Electronic Text Centre: The Old Whaling Days 1
^ a b Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Phillip Tapsell
^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 185
^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Printing
^ New Zealand Hhiistory online: 'Captain Stewart and the Elizabeth - a frontier of chaos?'
^ a b New Zealand Electronic Text Centre: The Old Whaling Days 2
^ This village is not to be confused with the much larger pā at Onawe which Te Rauparaha destroyed in late 1831 or early 1832.
^ It is not known if her husband travelled with her or had already left for New Zealand.
^ Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Elizabeth Guard
^ New Zealand Encyclopaedia 1966: Palmerston North
^ Wises New Zealand Guide, 7th Edition, 1979. p. 474.
^ Rogers, Frank. (1993). "O'Rorke, George Maurice 1830 - 1916". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
^ Lineham, Peter J. (1990). "Bowen, Charles Christopher 1830 - 1917". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.
^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.