Years of hard work, talent, self-belief and the support of a good wife, all combined to make Nelson artist, Sir Tosswill Woollaston (Toss), one of New Zealand's best,...Read more about "Toss Woollaston"...
Stoke resident Kevin Hoult rode the train into Nelson College from Belgrove between 1942 and 1945. After finishing college he worked as a paperboy for the railroad. On...Read more about "Railway Memories"...
Blenheim's Seymour Square was, officially, named after Henry Seymour who, with his son-in-law Alfred Fell, owned the land on which The Beaver[blenheim-or-the-beaver/] (Blenheim) was built. It is also said...Read more about "Seymour Square"...
Cyril Spear's Words of War
The diaries of a Nelson Evening Mail journalist provide some of the most compelling accounts of World War I to be written by a Nelson soldier. Cyril Saunderson Spear...Read more about "Cyril Spear's Words of War"...
*Those were the days, the days of the matinee* During the immediate post war years, Saturday matinees were all the rage with our generation of kids. Whether it...Read more about "Nelson Matinee"...
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