We talk all about hooks! What they were made of, what they caught and the ingenious way they worked!Read More 60 – Captain Hook
We start our series on fishing! Today it’s a bit of a hodge podge of random info such as what species they were fishing and how they triangulated their position!
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We talk about an iconic part of Kiwi history today. The parliamentary biscuit tin! To talk about it, I went and had a chat to David Wilson, the Clerrk of the House of the New Zealand Parliament.Read More 58 – The Biscuit Tin and Members Bills with David Wilson
The first part of a dramatic retelling of the story of Hatupatu and his brothers. A story of betrayal and overcoming one’s demons… Here are some ways you can support HANZ! Become a Patron!https://www.patreon.com/historyaotearoa Buy some merch!https://teespring.com/stores/hanz-podcastRead More 56 – Hatupatu
This episode we have a special episode from Stories That Made Us podcast giving us a retelling of the Māori creation story as well as a few other tales from elsewhere in the Pacific!Read More 55 – Stories That Made Us
A small smattering of various stories all about plants, how they came to be and why they are the way they are!Read More 54 – Stories of Plants
For our final episode on Māori horticulture we look at the influence Europeans and their crops had after their arrival. We talk about cash crops, missionaries and all sorts!Read More 53 – Potatoes and Wheat
We move away from the garden (sort of) to talk about what Māori were foraging in the bush. With a particular focus on fern root, cabbage tree and karaka.Read More 52 – Foraging
Another year, another birb of the year choice! I tell you all about my pick for this year’s BOTY award. Mostly just cause I want to talk about NZ conservation on my history podcast 😛Read More 51 – My Birb of the Year 2020