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Chatham Islands Tour (americanbunker style)

8/10/2011
I try to share with readers/viewers the things I find interesting.   Chatham Islands are interesting!!

There is so much more to be seen than what’s here in these 2 short videos.  I urge you – go there yourself using Google Earth.  See what I’m seeing.  Then tell a friend.

The Chatham Islands are renowned for being the last home of the Moriori, their peaceful existence coming to an end in the 1820’s and 1830’s as European and American whalers and sealers began to arrive, not to mention Maori tribes from the mainland. The Moriori are believed to be Polynesians who sailed to the islands from New Zealand between 900AD and 1500AD and since the first arrival of a European in 1791 the population of Moriori dwindled from around 2000 to only 100 by the 1860’s. By the beginning of the 20th century, there were just 12 full-blooded Moriori left, a result of killing, enslavement and interbreeding with the Maori tribes who took over the islands. There are now believed to be over 300 Moriori descendants and today Moriori, Maori and Pakeha (Europeans) live together as Chatham Islanders.

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