Canterbrian Chinatown

An amateur English historian claims that NZ was discovered and settled by Chinese explorers well before the arrival of Maori. According to Cedric Bell, a Chinese city of 4,000 people was situated where the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch are found today, as well as a further 29 cities and towns in the region. Bell calls his findings “indisputable,” despite the lack of concrete evidence or any acknowledgement of Chinese exploration in Maori tribal histories.


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