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Roy Montgomery

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Unravelling popular misconceptions about the process of planning New Zealand’s capital city
15 Apr 2014

There is a popular view, one which has gone largely unchallenged in both historical and scholarly narratives to date, that Captain William Mein Smith arrived in Port Nicholson in 1839 armed with a map for Wellington designed by a Mr Samuel Cobham of London who...

Conference paper

15 Apr 2014

In local history accounts of the founding of settlements and the establishment of towns, cities and regions there is a tendency for the physical environment to retreat as an actor or active force over time. It is as if the establishment of a city must...

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