Articles by Dr Michelle Ann Smith (2)

Where No Man Has Gone Before

Part Ⅰ: Captain James Cook

by Dr Michelle Ann Smith

This year, between October and December, a replica of the Endeavour will sail around New Zealand to commemorate a significant event in Aotearoa New Zealand’s history: Captain James Cook’s first visit to New Zealand. While not the first European to visit …

The Stewarts of Kilbarchan, Scotland Have Arrived!

Waikato Immigration Scheme

by Dr Michelle Ann Smith

On the 14th March1 1865 the Resolute, the last of the Waikato Immigration Scheme ships, slid down the river Clyde (Glasgow) thus beginning its long journey to New Zealand. 358 passengers disembarked in Auckland on 24th June 1865 after a relatively quick…