Theodore Rigg and World War One
Theodore Rigg (KBE, 1888-1972) was highly regarded as Director of the Cawthron Institute in Nelson from 1934-1956. During World War One, as a Quaker, he devoted himself to philanthropic...Read more about "Theodore Rigg and World War One"...
Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures
The first Polynesian settlers in Aotearoa were greeted by a noisy soundscape and a plethora of new materials for making musical instruments. Centuries later, the botanist Joseph Banks[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/1966/banks-sir-joseph] described the...Read more about " Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures"...
From Cairo to Ngatimoti
Or Around the World in 100 Years: the WW1 postcard that lost its way Front of Hector Guy’s postcard. A. McFadgen Front of Hector Guy’s postcard. A. McFadgen Poignant...Read more about "From Cairo to Ngatimoti"...
Supporting our Boys During World War 1, the good folk of Nelson came up with many ideas related to something they did well - growing things - to raise...Read more about "Apple Day "...
Trask Memorial Gates Queens Gardens
Francis Reuben Trask (1840 – 5 April 1910) was a 20th-century Member of the Legislative Council from Nelson[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson,_New_Zealand], New Zealand and Mayor of Nelson[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor_of_Nelson,_New_Zealand]. He also served on the Nelson Harbour...Read more about "Trask Memorial Gates Queens Gardens"...
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