First Impressions of New Zealand. Captain James Cook. HMS Endeavour 1769
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Inspired by sights seen by Captain Cook and Joseph Banks during Cook's first voyage to New Zealand in 1769.
The botanist Sir Joseph Banks accompanied Cook. He collected hundreds of New Zealand plants. The voyage made him a world famous. He made Kew the world's leading botanical gardens.
Discover delightful details. See a Maori warrior and war canoe (waka). Spot Cook's ship Endeavour. Admire nikau palm trees and the flowers of New Zealand Clematis paniculata (Puawhananga) and Clianthus maximus (kakabeak).
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