Founders Park: Nelson's Secret Village On March 1st, 1986, hundreds of Nelsonians gathered along Atawhai Drive to pay witness to the opening of Founders Park. Waiting outside the large...Read more about "Founders Park"...
Colonial Summers While family and friends back ‘home' spent the Christmas/New Year period engaged in traditional cold weather activities, Nelson's earliest European settlers found the colonial holiday period to be...Read more about "Colonial Summers"...
William Stud Bovey
William Study Bovey, 1872-1917, was one of the eight Stoke men who died in World War One. He is commemorated on the Stoke Memorial Gates. William Stud Bovey....Read more about "William Stud Bovey"...
Paturau - a legacy in the making It is hard to believe Harry Richards will turn 80 in December, as he is still very much in the saddle....Read more about "Paturau"...
Marlborough's Flax Industry
Marlborough had perfect growing conditions and was noted for the excellent quality of its flax.1 Native flax (Harakeke/Phormium tenax) grew in swampy land and on the low foothills and...Read more about "Marlborough's Flax Industry"...
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