Nelson's aviation history
Aviation’s influence on Nelson has been profound. With challenging road access, no outside rail link and the barrier of Cook Strait, Nelson had the reputation of being a ‘sleepy...Read more about "Nelson's aviation history"...
Memories of Port Nelson
As a young lad in the 1930's, fishing off the wharves was a much enjoyed pastime. The two Nelson ferries were coal burners. The coal hulks was tied...Read more about "Memories of Port Nelson"...
Building Nelson wharves
Bob Howard started working with the Nelson Harbour Board[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d1-d1-d7.html] in 1968 at the start of the log trade. “I was on a 3 month trial and 23 years later...Read more about "Building Nelson wharves"...
Born to go to sea
The Williams family The Williams family have lived and worked in the Nelson region since 1890. Successive generations have had a long association with the sea. Anchor shipping company...Read more about "Born to go to sea"...
Memories of the Mamaku
I worked as a deckhand on the Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company’s coaster Mamaku from 1955 to 1957, and during those years I took many photos of the...Read more about "Memories of the Mamaku"...
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