The latter ship was replaced later the same month by the Mararoa (2,466grt/1885).
Continued growth in passenger traffic saw the Company build the triple screw turbine steamer Maori in 1907 with a tonnage of 3,399grt, a service speed of 19 knots and accommodation for up to 890 passengers in two classes.
By 1972 we had a pistol shooter at the Olympic Games.
Since that time target pistol shooting has developed in numbers and the types of events shot.
Initially she ran in partnership with Rotomahana until she was replaced in 1908 by Mararoa.War and the imposition of a European economic and legal system led to most of New Zealand's land passing from Māori to Pākehā (European) ownership, and most Māori subsequently became impoverished.From the 1890s the New Zealand parliament enacted a number of progressive initiatives, including women's suffrage and old age pensions.New Zealand pistol shooters have competed successfully in many international events, winning many medals at Commonwealth Games, as well as World Championship medals in other pistol disciplines.Pistol New Zealand has over 90 affiliated clubs throughout New Zealand, so no matter where you live, there will be a club near you. At each event, you will meet between 5 to 10 people of the opposite gender.The hardest thing about speed dating is making it through the door; however, once you’ve had a drink and have met the other Speed Daters, you’ll be feeling more relaxed in no time. Operations commenced in July of that year and the company quickly expanded with services on the New Zealand coast, to Australia, the Pacific Islands and across the Pacific to North America.Regular inter-island sailings between Wellington and Lyttelton began in April 1895 with Penguin (749grt/1864) offering at least two round trips a week between the two ports.In November 1896 this was upgraded to three round trips a week, then in November 1900 a daily service was commenced each way excluding Sundays and the winter months.October 1905 saw the commencment of a daily service year round utilising Rotomahana (1,727grt/1879) and Pateena (1,212grt/1883).