Wednesday, December 15, 2010

NEW THAMES HISTORY site - Te Ara webpages

Wonderful new history site with pages covering HAURAKI-COROMANDEL region.

A wide variety of topics covered
Overview,  Geology and landscape, Climate, plants and animals, Māori migration and settlement, Māori and European: 1769 to 1840, Māori society, 1840 to 1920, Kauri timber and gum, Gold mining, Drainage and dairying on the plains, Government and politics, Transport and communications, Population and society since 1910, Sport and culture, Facts and figures, Further Sources

Alot of material, click on the side links from the OVERVIEW page for quick access

The GALLERY page has a quick link to lots of pictures, videos and audio on a wide variety of topics.

So much to explore, there is also a quick link to places in the area including THAMES.