Chatham Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - The Chathams from space. Pitt Island bottom right

Chatham Islands - Wikipedia, On that west and widest beach, by sunset I got my marriage proposal!

Moriori - "In the first half of the 20th century it was thought the Moriori were a separate race who died out after the arrival of Māori. It is now accepted that Moriori settled the Chatham Islands from mainland New Zealand some time after 1300, possibly around the 1500s, and developed a distinct culture there. This drawing, by Rita Angus, depicts the clothing worn by a Moriori man." (From sourced site.)

Chatham Islands Moriori – Ideas of Māori origins

In 1791 William Broughton discovered the islands east of New Zealand which he named after his ship, Chatham. This view of the Chatham Islands was taken by Robin Morrison.

In 1791 William Broughton discovered the islands east of New Zealand which he named after his ship, Chatham. This view of the Chatham Islands was taken by Robin Morrison.

Tonight's finale: A screaming ghost haunting the Chatham Islands east of New Zealand.

Chris Hadfield on

Orbiting over New Zealand, Hadfield spotted this landscape that gave a spooky aura. On the Chatham Islands east of the country the astronaut snapped this 'screaming ghost,' haunting the region — at least, apparently so from space

Lutheran mission and Maunganui bluff - The Chatham Islands is the first inhabited place in the world to see the rising sun each day.

Lutheran mission and Maunganui bluff – Chatham Islands


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