Port Nicholson

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Port Nicholson

1. the first British settlement in New Zealand, established on Wellington Harbour in 1840: grew into Wellington
2. the former name for Wellington Harbour
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More than a hundred dolphins have been spotted frollicking in Wellington harbour in New Zealand.
Wellington, August 20 (ANI): A Niwa ecologist, from Hamilton, has come to be called 'Lord of the Ring' by his friends after plucking his wedding ring from the bottom of Wellington Harbour, 16 months after he lost it.
The decomposed body of a young adult male was found in an empty beef barrel, which had been concealed underneath a pile of lumber on a ship that was temporarily laid up in Wellington Harbour. The ship was the General Palmer, a 532 ton barque, homeward bound from Melbourne when struck by galeforce winds and heavy seas in the Southern Ocean, causing major damage to the hull's structure.
THE LUKE OF WELLINGTON Leinster star Fitzgerald cannot wait to take on the Kiwis in their own back yard on Saturday; LUKE'S GOOD FITZGERALD at Wellington Harbour yesterday
Situated only two minutes' walk from Wellington Harbour, the conference began with the New Zealand Minister for Health outlining the importance of food databases in the area of food surveys, and food labelling and the potential impact on public health nutrition.
ABSTRACT This study investigates the applicability of methods used to describe patterns of distribution, and estimates of density and biomass of the Pacific geoduck clam, Panopea abrupta, from western North America for populations of the New Zealand geoduck, Panopea zelandica in Kennedy Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, and in Wellington Harbour. Central to this is the use of line transect surveys and estimations of the detection rate of geoduck (show-factor) using counts of siphon holes.
A long thin horizontal window ran along the whole length of the bed so that, as I looked out, my body seemed to be floating in space over the ship-busy sunny waters of Wellington harbour, the huge sea inlet girded by mountains (and of course the city itself).
Two of his subsequent collections are Enter without Knocking (1971) and Wellington Harbour (1976).
The celebration ended with the kumara ceremony, which took place on the balcony overlooking Wellington Harbour on a still and starry night.
Day three saw another windy day on Wellington Harbour with the completion of the second round robin and all semi-final matches.
EVENTS 1968: Fifty-one people die when a ferry, above, capsizes in Wellington harbour, New Zealand, during one of the worst storms ever to hit the country.

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