Tawhiri comes home
In 1951 an ocean race was sailed from Wellington to Lyttelton as a celebration of the Canterbury centennial. Tawhiri comes home crew Tawhiri and crew upon finishing...Read more about "The Tawhiri"...
Huangshi Chinese Garden
Nelson's Chinese Garden Commissioned in December 2001, the Huangshi Chinese Garden was officially opened on 14 November 2007 with ten delegates from Nelson’s sister city, Huangshi, in the...Read more about "Huangshi Chinese Garden"...
Lily Robertson and the Nelson Lighthouse
My Life by Lily Robertson (1878-1956) *Nelson Lighthouse * Excerpt from the Lighthouse by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, from Lily's diary. Click image to enlarge My birthplace was at the home of...Read more about "Lily Robertson and the Nelson Lighthouse"...
Hampden Street School
Hampden Street School 1868 - 2009: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Walking around Hampden Street School today, it is hard to imagine what it...Read more about "Hampden Street School"...
Nelson School of Music
1915, war is raging in Europe. Julius Bernhardt Lemmer principal of the Nelson School of Music (NSOM), returns from his year away studying in London. At his return...Read more about "Nelson School of Music 1914 - 1945"...
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