Dr William Edward Redman
Picton and the Sounds have always attracted a good number of 'characters', and one was Dr William Edward Redman, who arrived from London with his wife Charlotte in...Read more about "Dr William Edward Redman"...
The Nelson Bank
*Nelson led the way with its own money* A One Pound note of the ‘Nelson Bank' of Morrison and Sclander dated 1 July 1851. The reverse of...Read more about "The Nelson Bank"...
Maori heritage The earliest human footprints across the Mahitahi floodplain, upon which Nelson City now sits, belong to the tangata whenua and manawhenua tribes of Whakatu[whats-in-a-name-wakatu-or-whakatu/]. What is now Alton Street...Read more about "Alton Street"...
Streets and Quays of Port Nelson
What's in a Name? Have you ever wondered about the naming of streets and quays around the port? Some names honour chairmen of the Nelson Harbour Board and...Read more about "Streets and Quays of Port Nelson"...
Nelson Street Names
When the first settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 under theWakefield Company settlement plan[new-zealand-company/], the first committee they set up was the street naming committee. Unfortunately it proved a...Read more about "Nelson Street Names"...
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