Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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17 January, 1770

On 17 January, 1770, Joseph Banks heard and described the sound of the Bellbird
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16 January, 1770

On 16 January, 1770, Endeavour at Ship Cove was visited by many Maori
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15 January, 1770

On 15 January, 1770, Endeavour arrived at Snug Cove, New Zealand
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14 January, 1770

On 14 January, 1770, Endeavour entered what Tasman had described as a bay
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13 January, 1770

On 13 January, 1770, Captain Cook named Mount Egmont
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12 January, 1770

On 12 January, 1770, Endeavour was passing Mount Egmont
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11 January, 1770

On 11 January, 1770, Cook saw Mount Egmont in the distance
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10 January, 1770

On 10 January, 1770, Captain Cook saw and named Gannet Island
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9 January, 1770

On 9 January, 1770, Endeavour continued south along the west coast of North Island, New Zealand
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8 January, 1770

On 8 January, 1770, Endeavour was back to where she was on 4 January
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7 January, 1770

On 7 January, 1770, Joseph Banks shot some birds
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6 January, 1770

On 6 January, 1770, Endeavour was blown north along the coast, againt the direction Cook wanted
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5 January, 1770

On 5 January, 1770, there were gales for much of the time
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4 January, 1770

On 4 January, 1770, Endeavour was off Kaipara Harbour"
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3 January, 1770

On 3 January, 1770, Endeavour sailed towards the land of New Zealand
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2 January, 1770

On 2 January, 1770, Endeavour was out of sight of land again
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1 January, 1770

On 1 January, 1770, Endeavour sailed along Ninety Mile Beach.
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31 December, 1769

On 31 December, 1769, Endeavour sailed towards the land of New Zealand
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30 December, 1769

On 30 December, 1769, Endeavour passed Cape Maria Van Diemen
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29 December, 1769

On 29 December, 1769, Endeavour's damaged sails were repaired
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