*Elma Frances Turner, M.B.E, 1904-1991* Elma Turner, known as ‘Tilly’ to close friends and family, moved to Nelson from Palmerston North when she was appointed as a geography teacher...Read more about "Elma Turner"...
Ellen, later known as Nellie, was born in Auckland on the 24th February 1876. She was the daughter of Thomas and Alice Jones. She was 32 when she...Read more about "Nellie Nightingale"...
*Jenny Hitchings, Nelson Children's Librarian, 1965-1986* Jenny Hitchings was born in Kent, England, and moved to Nelson, New Zealand, in 1965 with a background as a primary school teacher....Read more about "Jenny Hitchings"...
The Nightingale Library Memorial
The first library in Tahunanui was housed in a cupboard at the back of the Town Hall when Tahunanui was administered by a Town Board. By the 1930's...Read more about "The Nightingale Library Memorial"...
All Saints Anglican Church Nelson
All Saints Anglican Church in Vanguard street, as "Noah's Ark", has withstood floods and fire, but is well maintained and well used today. In September 1862, the Vestry of...Read more about "All Saints Anglican Church Nelson"...
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