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Notable First Occurences in NZ
European Land Purchases
The first purchases of land were:
1814 Captain Hansen ‘purchased’ land in the
Bay of Islands (north end of Kororareka beach) but this was subsequently not
recognised by the Land Claims Commission Court. (1841)
24 feb 1815 Marsden purchased 200 acres land for
12 axes at Oihi, Bay of Islands.
First European Christening:
Thomas Holloway KING 25th February
1815, Oihi, Bay of Islands by Reverend Samuel MARSDEN.
First Christian Church Service
25 December 1769, Doubtless Bay on Board the Saint Jean Baptiste
First Christian Church service on Land
25th December 1814, Oihi, Bay of
Islands. (site of current memorial, ‘Marsden Cross’)
12 August 1816 First School started at Oihi.