Read more about the article Comte de Paris Akaroa 1840, French Royalty to New Wilderness
Painting of the Comte de Paris & the Aube by artist Paul Deacon.

Comte de Paris Akaroa 1840, French Royalty to New Wilderness

Comte de Paris was the Nanto Bordelaise Company's 501-tonne sailing ship that carried the French and German settlers to a new home in Akaroa, New Zealand. Leaving poverty in France they headed to a new wilderness, and to the first planned European settlement in the South Island, today many of their descendants remain and have formed the Comte de Paris descendants group.

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Read more about the article Introducing Hugh Wilson The Legend, from a Neighbours Perspective.
Students learn from Hugh Wilson at Hinewai Reserve

Introducing Hugh Wilson The Legend, from a Neighbours Perspective.

Hugh Wilson is a botanist, linguist, conservationist, visionary and absolute legend. He has also had a profound impact upon the land management and natural character of the wider Banks Peninsula area.

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Read more about the article Akaroa Farmers Market: Everything You Need to Know!
The Akaroa Farmers Market is set in the beautiful St Patrick's Church grounds opposite the Recreation Ground.

Akaroa Farmers Market: Everything You Need to Know!

The Akaroa Farmers Market is on every Saturday between October and April from 9:30 - 1pm. At the St Patrick's Church grounds opposite the Recreation Grounds, offering a lot of free parking and plenty of space to relax and enjoy picturesque Akaroa!

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Read more about the article Introducing The Seventh Generation Principle – to  Promote True Sustainability
American Indian ceremonial dancer in all of their amazing colors and details at a Pow-wow with storyteller Marie Haley of The Seventh Generation.

Introducing The Seventh Generation Principle – to Promote True Sustainability

The Seventh Generation Principle is an American Indian and Indigenous Concept to think of the seventh generation after you and those that came before in all your actions. This principle has guided my life and my storytelling with my regenerative tourism business The Seventh Generation. I am also the seventh generation of the French settlers to Akaroa, the first European planned settlement in the South Island.

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Read more about the article Discover Awesome School History in Akaroa for Ages 1-100
Akaroa children learning about the natural history of Akaroa, how did this place look pre-human?

Discover Awesome School History in Akaroa for Ages 1-100

School history in Akaroa, is available to children of all ages and abilities, they can and should learn history, stories help kids connect to place and make informed decisions for…

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Read more about the article Discover the Remarkable Akaroa History.
French Descendants Celebrate their History while Proudly being New Zealand Citizens under the British Crown.

Discover the Remarkable Akaroa History.

Akaroa history is incredibly rich, Māori waves of exploration, settlement and conquest, rich culture and traditions as well as inter-tribal warfare and bloody massacres. European trading, sealing and whaling led…

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Read more about the article New School Trips That Help Promote Connections And Understanding
Give your students the experience of making connections and better understanding the world around them.

New School Trips That Help Promote Connections And Understanding

Covid has been incredibly disruptive for schools and students, here's a school education trip that ticks all the boxes: Approved by the Ministry of Health, including local New Zealand history,…

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