Abel Tasman


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Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659)

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At the moment there are no general powers in the EPBC Act to prevent new fishing vessels like the FV Abel Tasman from fishing while further scientific assessments are undertaken.
Abel Tasman & depicted by order of the East India Company in Holland in the Stadt House at Amsterdam.
Guests will have the opportunity to Snorkel with the Seals at Abel Tasman National Park as well as sail, windsurf, kayak, water-ski, banana boat and snorkel at most ports of call.
Outdoors enthusiasts may enjoy a rugged trip to Nelson, the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park, and on to Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of the South Pacific.
the do I wasn't massively keen on the idea of seakayaking along the coast of the Abel Tasman National Park.
Dutch explorer Abel Tasman became the first European explorer to sight New Zealand in 1642, but I wasn't there for the history - I was trying my hand at sea kayaking followed by a forest walk along the park's well-trodden path.
Desmond Loy was recovering with cuts and bruises in South Island's Nelson Hospital after losing his footing on the Falls River swing bridge in Abel Tasman National Park and falling 20 metres (65 feet) on to river rocks yesterday.
Tasman Funding), respectively, following the addition of a new seller to the multiseller A$3 billion and US$2 billion Abel Tasman Pty.
CAPTAIN James Cook didn't discover Australia when he sailed into Sydney in 1770, because years earlier the Dutchmen Abel Tasman and Dirk Hartog, and an English pirate, William Dampier, had already got there.
Nelson has a vibrant arts and craft scene, sheltered bays and beaches and Abel Tasman National Parks erehowned scenic coastal walks.
Roundtrip tickets for in Pacific Class (economy) on Air New Zealand between Los Angeles and Auckland -- Three domestic New Zealand flights from Auckland to Queenstown, Nelson to Wellington, and Wellington to Rotorua -- 13 days car rental of a 4WD Honda CRV -- 12 nights accommodations in upscale boutique hotels and lodges on both the North and South islands of New Zealand -- Tour activities include a combination of a jet boat ride on the Shotover River, a Skipper's Canyon excursion, a helicopter sightseeing tour of Milford Sound, a one-day guided walk on the Routeburn Track, an ice climb or leisurely walk on Franz Josef Glacier, Lost World Adventure at Waitomo Caves, sea kayaking in the Abel Tasman National Park, private tour in Rotorua with Maori welcome, hangi dinner and concert.
WHEN did Abel Tasman first visit the island now known as
ANSWERS: 1 Max Planck' 2 Canada and Greenland' 3 Dr Benjamin Spock' 4 Ruminants' 5 Pine resin' 6 Skiing' 7 Painting at art school' 8 Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor' 9 The oyster is a mollusc' 10 Abel Tasman.