Early newspapers in Nelson
Charles Elliott was quite unsuspecting when a friend of his approached him back in 1842, telling him of the "English Country Town"1 in a little place called New...Read more about "Early newspapers in Nelson"...
The Nelson Volunteer Fire Brigade
The early years from 1858-1868 The history of Nelson's early Volunteer Fire Brigade is difficult to trace. The earliest reference dates to September 18581 , when a meeting was...Read more about "The Nelson Volunteer Fire Brigade"...
Italians in Nelson
Wakapuaka Cemetery in Nelson holds a number of graves of members of the early Italian community in Nelson[la-bella-vita/]. Discovering the life stories of some of those people, provides us...Read more about "Italians in Nelson - a memorial trail"...
The Tyree brothers, Fred (1867-1924) and William (1855-1924) were the sons of William Tyree, a shoemaker From Surrey, England, who emigrated to Otago, New Zealand in 1871. William (senior)...Read more about "Tyree Brothers"...
The School Journal in Renwick
Every child educated in New Zealand will have more than a passing acquaintance with our national treasure: school journals. A creative incubator for the likes of Rita Angus, Margaret...Read more about "The School Journal in Renwick"...
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