Flinders, Matthew (1774 - 1814), an English navigator. Flinders joined the British navy in 1789.
The Maori, New Zealand's original settlers, fought off disease and foreign cultures to survive into the 21st century. How did they do it? See more »
Australian Aborigines, the earliest known inhabitants of Australia. Because of their Stone Age culture, the aborigines are of special interest to anthropologists. See more »
Maoris, the earliest known inhabitants of New Zealand. They are a Polynesian people who have been almost fully integrated into New Zealand's white society. See more »
Anzus Pact, 1951, a security treaty between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States to oppose Communist aggression. See more »
Sturt, Charles (1795 - 1869), a British explorer, often referred to as the "father of Australian exploration." He was the first to penetrate deep into the interior of Australia and to demonstrate the possibilities for settlement. See more »
Stuart, John McDouall (1815 - 1866), a Scotsman who was one of the major explorers of Australia. See more »
Flinders, Matthew (1774 - 1814), an English navigator. Flinders joined the British navy in 1789. See more »