It is thought Māori used the Tasman region as a rich food and flax resource from as early as 1350 AD.1 However, a lack of archaeological evidence suggests...Read more about "Early Richmond"...
Nelson's Dress Circle
The streets around Brougham Street and Upper Collingwood Street are often known as Nelson's Dress Circle, due to their elevated position and the number of large old houses sited...Read more about "Nelson's Dress Circle"...
Many milestones in New Zealand's beer history are associated with the Nelson region. The country's second commercial brewery was opened on the corner of Hardy and Tasman Streets in...Read more about "McCashin's Brewery"...
The Apple Industry
Hard Graft for Early Apple Growers Apples have been planted in the Nelson/ Tasman region since the arrival of the first European settlers, who found that apple trees flourished...Read more about "The Apple Industry"...
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"...
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