The Union Steam Ship Company
The Great Days of the Union Steam Ship Company Consider a modern innovation such as the internet and how it has changed our day-to-day lives. Even though...Read more about "The Union Steam Ship Company"...
The Ditch - Nelson's original drainworks The last time Trafalgar Street had major drain works was almost 150 years ago, when the original drain was laid, replacing the infamous ‘Ditch'. ...Read more about "Nelsons Ditch"...
Theatre Royal Nelson
The Theatre Royal in Nelson is over 130 years old, making it one of the oldest wooden theatres in New Zealand. Before the theatre closed in 2005, around...Read more about "Theatre Royal Nelson"...
Symons Memorial Explosion
The Symons memorial, depicted on this page in the 1880's, was an ornate structure at the junction of Hardy and Trafalgar Streets. It was destroyed in 1906 by...Read more about "Symons Memorial Explosion"...
F. G. Gibbs' life never lacked adventure, drama and determination and, as Gibbs enthusiast Nigel Costley writes, Nelson would have been much poorer without him. F.G. Gibbs F...Read more about "Fred Gibbs"...
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