Cornwallis & Awhitu peninsulas, Manukau Harbour, Waitakere, Auckland, New Zealand

Information Hub | Cornwallis resources & collections

Resource categories of relevance..

PUBLICATIONS & WEBSITES ..

  1. MANUKAU HARBOUR RESTORATION SOCIETY
    Manukau Harbour Restoration Society Website

    A highly active and effective community conservation group making real progress in protecting the Manukau Harbour & its resources. [ CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER. ]

  2. FRIENDS OF MANUKAU HARBOUR
    Friends of Manukau Harbour Facebook page

    A thoroughly well managed web presence at the forefront of awareness & support for Manukau Harbour issues & events.

  3. From Green Bay to Gondwanaland by Nigel Brookes      [ Click to download the full text ]
    Winter sunrise
    An erudite look at the history of the Waitakere Ranges in general & Green Bay in particular
  4. McLachlan's Gift from Ethan Tucker's Photo of Ethan Tucker 'slightly intrepid' blog, March 2010
    (An excellent read containing fascinating links with Cornwallis connections)
  5. The Dream That Was Cornwallis by Denise & Peter
    The Manukau Settlement & the 301 day Voyage of the barque Brilliant
  6. The Brilliant a barque of 138 tons, & her passengers. By Denise & Peter
    Sailed Glasgow 28 December 1840 - arrived Puponga Peninsula (Cornwallis) 27 October 1841
  7. Available link  Do you have something of interest for us?

PHOTOGRAPHS ..

  1. National Library photos of the Cornwallis Sawmill 1860 - 1870    16 photos
    Winter sunrise
  2. Early Cornwallis Buildings and Structures   West Auckland Local History
    See other photos

    Waitakere Library, John T Diamond Collection
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VIDEOS .. Double click videos to open full size in YouTube.com

  1. Flying in
  2. Cornwallis from the air
  3. The Waitakere Ballads
  4. A 10 minute Peter Pedrotti film with John T (Jack) Diamond poems narrated by Ron Walsby
  5. An Ordinary world
  6. A 12 minute Ryan Bleeker film shot on Cornwallis Beach

OBJECTS ..


ARTICLES, STORIES & ESSAYS ..

  1. Resident Pam Goddard. "How I became ... a Cornwallis hunter-gatherer!"
    One of a series of "How I became ..." stories from NZ Life and Leisure
  2. HISTORY, IDENTITY,AND COMMUNITY: THE HUIA SETTLERS MUSEUM by Donna McKenzie
    [ Click to download ]
  3. Tenuous Tenancies: a History of the Cornwallis Baches, by Emma Louise Joyce
    Judged Overall best Essay for the 2005 J. T. Diamond Essay Competition [ Download a copy ]
  4. From Green Bay to Gondwanaland by Nigel Brookes      [ Click to download the full text ]
    An erudite dive into the history of the Waitakere Ranges in general, and Green Bay in particular. Judged second equal essay for the 2005 J. T. Diamond Essay Competition
  5. The Bach Next to the Beach at Cornwallis by Mia Brown
    J.T. Diamond Essay Competition 2007
  6. Available link   Do you have something of interest for us?

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