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Captain William Hobson, first governor of New Zealand

Scholefield, Guy Hardy

Captain William Hobson, first governor of New Zealand

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Hobson, William, 1793-1842.,
    • New Zealand -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Guy H. Scholefield; with a foreword by the Hon. Sir Apirana T. Ngata.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU422.H6 S3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., [9]-227, [1] p.
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6318784M
      LC Control Number35006022
      OCLC/WorldCa6663899


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Captain William Hobson, first governor of New Zealand by Scholefield, Guy Hardy Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story has always been that Captain William Hobson was the first Lieutenant Governor of New Zealand. This indeed is well substantiated but it may be of interest that there is good evidence that Captain David Buchan was the first Lieutenant Governor Designate of this country.

He played a role in drafting the Treaty of Waitangi, which established British colonial rule over New Zealand. Captain William Hobson was first appointed Lieutenant-Governor of New Zealand by letters patent on 24 November (having previously been the British Consul to New Zealand), when New Zealand was part of the colony of New South ter: Monarch of New Zealand.

Hobson's in Ireland --First years at sea --With Napoleon at St. Helena --Piracy in the West indies --Ceruise of thr Rattlesnake --State of New Zealand, --Appointed Consul & Lieutenant-Governor --Arrival in NZ --Treaty of Waitangi --Historic korero --Sickness & intrigue --Cruise of the herald --French in New Zealand --Anxious days in Akoroa.

Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Library rubber stamp on each plate. 20mm tear and 6mm chip to cloth at head of spine. ;[1] pages + frontispiece + 10 illustrations on 8 plates (including one double page plate) + 1 folding map.

Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: x mm. Contents: The Hobsons in Ireland; First Years at Sea; With Napoleon to St. New Zealand's first governor was the British naval officer William Hobson.

Ina he was selected as Britain's consul (diplomatic representative) in New Zealand, and as lieutenant-governor of any parts of the country that Māori agreed to place under British rule. This book not only looks at the potential cause of Captain Hobson’s death but also looks into the illnesses and disabilities that he suffered from throughout his career, from the early years when he was serving in the navy fighting pirates in the Caribbean to the last few days of his life serving as New Zealand’s first governor.

Get this from a library. Hobson: Governor of New Zealand, [Paul Moon] -- Captain William Hobson was New Zealand's first Governor who, within says of arriving in Januaryarranged the drafting and signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. This biography draws heavily on. p. If you ask a Melbournian about William Hobson, most of us would mutter something about Hobson’s Bay or the Hobson’s Bay City Council.

I hadn’t really thought about who ‘Hobson’ was: I assumed that he was an old sea-dog living down somewhere around Williamstown, and when I thought hard about Captain William Hobson, I wasn’t even really sure if I knew where Hobson’s Bay was. William Hobson served as the first Governor of New Zealand and was co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi.

The administration he formed to govern NZ often had trouble with settlers with little. William Hobson survived three bouts of yellow fever and twice being captured by pirates to become the first governor of New Zealand. Despite his ability to endure so many brushes with death, it Author: Angela Byrne.

William Hobson was a British naval commander and governor of New Zealand. Captain William Hobson (26 September – 10 September ) was a British Royal Navy officer who served as the first Governor of New Zealand.

He was a co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi. Hobson was dispatched from London in Julywith instructions to take the constitutional steps needed to establish a British colony in New Zealand. He was sworn in as Lieutenant-Governor in Sydney.

Among the other items is an original copy of the Declaration of Sovereignty signed by Captain William Hobson, the first governor of New : Patrice Dougan. Captain William Hobson was the first Governor of New Zealand, - The coin was designed by New Zealand artist James Berry and adapted by British artist Percy Metcalfe.

It shows Ngāpuhi chief Tāmati Waka Nene and the first governor of New Zealand, William Hobson, shaking hands above the legend 'Waitangi'.Mintage: (included in total). Welcome to Renaissance Books. We have in stock over rare, used and out-of-print books.

COVID Update, 26 April As a home-based online business, we are still operating at % and processing and shipping orders, including international orders. We are currently posting all New Zealand orders by NZ Post CourierPost. The City of Auckland was founded on the 18th September,by Captain William Hobson, R.N., Lieutenant-Governor of New Zealand.

Captain Hobson, on his arrival in New Zealand, made his headquarters at the Bay of Islands, at that time the most populous place in the colony, as far as white people were concerned, for here both missionaries and.

The second, after a recapitulation of the former preamble, &c., announced that "Her Majesty, reposing especial trust and confidence in the prudence, courage, and loyalty of William Hobson Esquire, Captain in Her Majesty's navy, had appointed him to be Her Majesty's Lieutenant-Governor in and over that part of Her Majesty's territory which is or Author: Joseph Phillimore.

He went to his new location in H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by Captain William Hobson, afterwards first Governor of New Zealand, after whom Hobson's Bay, on which Melbourne stands, was named.

Two main reasons, writes Terry Dunleavy. Captain William Hobson, born in Waterford in Thus, for the first quarter-century of New Zealand as a British colony, Auckland was its capital.

In he accompanied Captain William Hobson, the first governor of New Zealand, to that colony, which had not then been annexed by England. Landing at Auckland on 29 Jan. the British sovereignty was proclaimed, and Lieutenant Shortland appointed colonial secretary.

On his coffin engraved on a handsome plate. "Beneath lie the remains of William Hobson Esq., a captain in H.M. Royal Navy, and first Governor of New Zealand, who departed this life on the 10th September, aged 49 years." The ceremony of the Funeral will take place on Tuesday, 13th instant at 1 o'clock, p.m.

The first Governor of New Zealand, Captain William Hobson, dated his founding document on the 4th August and greeted the signatories with the words "Now we are one" people. Not two, but one. It appears to the writer that instead of the "One" envisaged, we are making One plus One equal Three - Whites + Maori = Coloureds.

p. If you ask a Melbournian about William Hobson, most of us would mutter something about Hobson’s Bay or the Hobson’s Bay City Council. I hadn’t really thought about who ‘Hobson’ was: I assumed that he was an old sea-dog living down somewhere around Williamstown, and when I thought hard about it, I wasn’t even really sure if I knew where Hobson’s Bay was.

By lateCaptain William Hobson was given instructions to establish a British colony in New Zealand. On 6 Februarythe Treaty of Waitangi was signed and New Zealand became part of the British Empire.

John’s life before his arrival in New Zealand is up for debate. In earlier pages, we have presented a number of options. The first Governor of New Zealand, Captain William Hobson, dated his founding document on the 4th August and greeted the signatories with the words "Now we are one" people.

Not two, but one. It appears to the writer that instead of the "One" envisaged, we are making One plus One equal Three - Whites + Maori = Coloureds. Captain William Hobson, first governor of New Zealand / by Guy H. Scholefield ; with a foreword by the Hon.

Sir Apirana T. Ngata Scholefield, G. (Guy Hardy), [ Book: ] At 10 libraries. New Zealand's first governor, Captain William Hobson, chose Auckland as the capital. Hobson decided upon the name Auckland, in honour of his patron and former commander, Lord Auckland (at that.

New Zealand is a democratic constitutional monarchy, one of Queen Elizabeth II’s 16 realms. This book provides a comprehensive account of how the Queen, the Governor-General, and the Crown interact with democratically elected leaders under New Zealand’s unwritten constitution.

The. first Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi. Upload media Media in category "William Hobson" The following 24 files are in this category, out of 24 total. Grave of Captain William Hobson ().jpg × 1,; y of citizenship: Ireland, Australia.

Browse books that are available now, or by author or l books is a private collection of rare and historical books from New Zealand and the Pacific offered for sale. The history of New Zealand dates back at least years to when it was discovered and settled by Polynesians, who developed a distinct Māori culture centred on kinship links and land.

The first European explorer to sight New Zealand was Abel Janszoon Tasman on 13 December Captain James Cook, who reached New Zealand in October on the first of his three voyages, was the first.

New Zealand's first governor, Captain William Hobson, chose Auckland as the capital. Hobson decided upon the name Auckland, in honour of his patron and former commander, Lord Auckland (at that time, the viceroy of India).

Many of the other place names in Auckland bear the influence of Hobson's patron. While Hobson is usually considered the first Governor of New Zealand, Sir George Gipps was the first governor over New Zealand, albeit only in his capacity as Governor of New South Wales, until New Zealand was established as a separate colony on 3 May Hobson continued in office until his death on 10 September Appointer: Queen Elizabeth II, on the advice of the.

Captain William Hobson, first British Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi, dies of a stroke at 49; Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, The Māori King, Waikato, New Zealand; Carl Sylvius Völkner, German missionary to New Zealand (b.

Inafter Hobson’s death, the new Governor FitzRoy made the title official. Okiato reverted to its original name and the wonderful name of Kororareka disappeared off the map.

It’s a loopy story, celebrated with a loopy run. The Treaty of Waitangi The Text in English Her Majesty Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland regarding with Her Royal Favour the Native Chiefs and Tribes of New Zealand and anxious to protect their just Rights and Property and to secure to them the enjoyment of Peace and Good Order has deemed it necessary in consequence of the great number of Her Majesty's Subjects.

He was also present at Christ Church, Kororāreka (Russell), on 30 Januarywhen Captain William Hobson read proclamations extending the boundaries of New South Wales to include the islands of New Zealand, confirming Hobson's own appointment as Lieutenant-Governor, and dealing with the issue of land transactions (notably pre-emption).

The first capital "town" of New Zealand was a few kilometres around the bay from Kororareka in the Bay of Islands. Until Hobson and his government arrived, Kororareka was a rip-roaring town of brothels, drinking dens and all manner of other vices, which was known as the "hell hole of the Pacific".

Edwin and Sarah’s first child, Hugh Corbyn Harris, was born in Plymouth inEmily Cumming Harris was born two years later and Catherine Harris was born inthe year before Edwin and Sarah emigrated to New Zealand by the Plymouth company’s first vessel, the barque William Bryan.