Elma Turner MA MBE
Nelson City Councillor 1972 - 1989 Elma Turner Elma Turner 11 June 1983. Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson Mail Collection: 4092 In 1972, aged 68, Elma (Tilly) Turner began...Read more about "Elma Turner MA MBE"...
*Nelson City Councillor 1974 - 1977* My time spent in Nelson was very short. We moved from Auckland in July 1970 with a 20-month old daughter and an...Read more about "Dianne Aubin "...
Hope Saddle Accommodation house
No remnant of the old Hope Saddle Accommodation building, which was later known as the Moorhouse Creek Accommodation house, now exists, except for a few old fruit trees....Read more about "Hope Saddle Accommodation house"...
Motueka Borough Councillor 1977-1986 The daughter of Riwaka tobacco farmers, Ethene Gibbs (nee Dalley-Smith) was born in Motueka and raised in the Riwaka district. She attended Riwaka Primary School and...Read more about "Ethene Gibbs"...
Gold Point Mining
In 1872, Charles Greenlaw was prospecting in the Queen Charlotte Sound when he found “auriferous (gold bearing) quartz” on the western side near Picton. This led to the declaration...Read more about "Gold Point Mining"...
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