Kōrero: Nearshore islands

Motuara Island

Motuara Island is in the Marlborough Sounds. British navigator James Cook claimed the South Island in the name of George III when he raised the Union Jack on Motuara on 31 January 1770. Click to see the plaque there.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - Early inhabitants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/13016/motuara-island (accessed 23 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007