*Life of a pastoral station * Prior to European settlement, there was an abundance of seafood, eels and ducks in the area which was to become the South Island's...Read more about "Flaxbourne"...
Director, Film-maker: Red Heke Productions, Nelson Within our small community here in Nelson there are people who are passionately working on projects to inspire and empower, not just our...Read more about "Emma Heke"...
Nelson's power struggle
Electricity was not commonly used in New Zealand until late in the 19th Century, with some cities and towns using electricity for street lighting and trams from 1888....Read more about "Nelson's power struggle"...
Russian Explorer Bellingshausen
On 8 June 1820 (29 May in the Russian calendar), Russian captain Fabian Gottlieb Benjamin von Bellingshausen (in Russian: Фаддей Фаддеевич Беллинсгаузен; Faddey Faddeyevich Bellinsgauzen) entered Queen Charlotte Sound in the ships Vostớk...Read more about "Russian Explorer Bellingshausen"...
The Grove Okiwa
The Grove near Okiwa in the Marlborough Sounds, now flat farmland, was once covered by extensive kahikatea forest. The name Okiwa probably refers to a chief named Kiwa,...Read more about "The Grove Okiwa"...
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