Darren Cottam

Living in Australia, but originally from New Zealand. Loves exploring and connecting with New Zealand history and heritage. Collects 19th century New Zealand tradesmen’s tokens. Delving into antique English ceramics, the ones that made their way to New Zealand and Australia. Sharing history and heritage on Twitter @ZealandEarly

Ferrymead Heritage Park: A heritage community preserving a city’s past

One last visit of Canterbury Museum for old times’ sake

Visiting the Edwin Fox, a ship that’s a last of its kind