The people of the Top of the South

Stories about the people who have played a significant, or interesting, role in the history and life of the top of the South Island of New Zealand.

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  1. Joseph Ward
    Joseph Ward, an early settler of of Nelson and later Marlborough, was a diarist, runholder and forthright politician. read more
  2. James Durden
    A solitary grave stone perched on a lonely grass and flax covered coastal terrace 1km north of the Anatori River, North West Nelson, marks the final r... read more
  3. Early Marlborough Settlers
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  4. Reverend brothers Arthur and Reginald Hermon
    Arthur Hermon and his brother Reginald were well known Anglican Church figures in Nelson's early years, associated with Bishop Suter and Bishopdale Co... read more