Articles & Research

This website welcomes contributions from anyone with an interest in Tasman.

Background Reading: In 2012, as part of the commemoration of the 370th anniversary, the Netherlands Embassy hosted an important seminar in Nelson, which brought together scholars from the Netherlands and around New Zealand. CLICK HERE for a summary of the presentations and discussion.

Abel Janszoon Tasman: a biography by Grahame Anderson

Heemskerck & Zeehaen reconstructions by Robert Jenkin

 Abel Tasman Course reconstruction by Dave Horry

The Mysterious Eastland Revealed by Michael Ross

Strangers in Mohua 2010 by Robert Jenkin

Investigation of ‘A View of Murderers’ Bay’ by Robert Jenkin

Changing perspectives upon Maori colonisation voyaging