Marine Baths of Nelson
Swimming through time The Marine Baths, sited near the present yacht club building, were a popular public facility at the Port of Nelson, particularly on a Sunday. They were...Read more about "Marine Baths of Nelson"...
Power to the People
Early in the 20th century Marlborough, like the rest of the top of the South, was isolated from the national grid and the lack of bulk electricity was...Read more about "Power to the People"...
The Taranaki Refugees
The Taranaki War of 1860 had a lasting legacy for both Maori and Pakeha communities in Taranaki and Te Tau Ihu. The impact of the war on Taranaki Maori[te-tau-ihu-maori-and-the-taranaki-wars/]...Read more about "The Taranaki Refugees"...
Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder
Isaac Jacobsen, a man described as one of Nelson's early unsung heroes, was the subject of a meeting of the Nelson Historical Society in August 2012. Jane Baird of...Read more about "Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder"...
Salisbury: a Special School for nearly 100 years *Note - the language of the day has been used throughout this story, which shows the changing attitudes to difference and...Read more about "Salisbury School"...
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