*The man and his mission* The Reverend Samuel Ironside was a pioneering figure in the introduction of Christianity to early New Zealanders. His influence was sought throughout New Zealand...Read more about "Samuel Ironside"...
Percy Adams and his gates
Percy Adams Memorial Gates, Wakapuaka Cemetery Percy Bolland Adams was born in Marlborough on 5 March 1854. His fatherWilliam Adams[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d2-d2.html], owner of Langley Dale[http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/1479]1 station, was a Lawyer, was briefly the Marlborough...Read more about "Percy Adams and his gates"...
Old Folks Hall Nelson
A well-used landmark of Nelson is the modest building beside the Trafalgar bridge with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Maitai River. Constructed in the 1956, the hall was...Read more about "Old Folks Hall Nelson"...
Waimea River Stopbank
Stopping a wipe out Before the building of the stopbank by the Nelson Catchment Board between 1957-63, floods were a major problem at the mouth of the Waimea River....Read more about "Waimea River Stopbank"...
Croquet in Nelson
Croquet was introduced to the Nelson area by the German immigrants[sitetree_link,id=65] who arrived on the Saint Pauli[http://www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz/early-settlers/voyageDetails.aspx?voyageid=42] and settled in the Moutere district. Croquet became the accepted pastime of colonists...Read more about "Croquet in Nelson"...
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