Art and Architecture of Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Trafalgar Street in Nelson lost many of its historic, and iconic, buildings in the 1980’s. This was a time when there was a drive to modernise cities, and...Read more about "Art and Architecture of Trafalgar Street, Nelson"...
Nelson's WWI Red Cross Flag
At 2.5m long and almost 1.5m high, an enormous flag - roughly the size of a king-sized sheet – was created during WWI to raise money for Nelson...Read more about "Nelson's WWI Red Cross Flag"...
Charles Kidson, engineer
Charles Idrys Kidson was Nelson City Council’s Engineer from 1939 until his retirement in 1962, with a brief interruption when he served in World War II. He came...Read more about "Charles Kidson, engineer"...
Havelock was a goldrush town which, for a short time, nurtured two of New Zealand’s greatest scientists: Sir Ernest Rutherford[sitetree_link,id=246] and Sir William Pickering[http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/reports/yearbooks/year2004/obituaries/william-pickering/]. Havelock SS Manaroa HM1009 The...Read more about "Havelock"...
Albert Branton Doidge
Eight Stoke men are known to have died fighting in World War One. Seven of these are listed on the Stoke Memorial Gates[http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/stoke-memorial-gates], but Albert, for some reason is...Read more about "Albert Branton Doidge"...
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