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A world history of Bluff

Ngāi Tahu historian Dr Michael Stevens believes his study of Bluff will reshape the way people think about the town’s place in the maritime world, New Zealand’s economic development, and race relations. Kaituhi Rob Tipa reports. Michael’s bonds with New Zealand’s southernmost com-mercial deepwater port date back six generations on two branches of his family, which…

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Marsden Grant for Ngāi Tahu academic

Dr Michael Stevens (Ngāi Tahu) of Bluff has returned to the town he grew up in to study its place in history. Michael, a lecturer in the Department of History and Art History at the University of Otago, was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand’s prestigious and highly competitive Marsden Fund Fast-Start Grant worth…

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