The Nelson Contingent at Parihaka
*The Nelson Company of Volunteers* In mid-June 1880 the grateful citizens of Nelson and outlying settlements gave prizes to the volunteers for their sharp-shooting at the range. The firing...Read more about "The Nelson Contingent at Parihaka"...
Long Island Submarine monitoring station
Long Island Located 35 kilometres from Picton, Long island guards the entrance to Queen Charlotte Sound. It is the first marine reserve in the South Island and has a...Read more about "Long Island Submarine monitoring station"...
The first library in Golden Bay / Mohua appears to have been the Motupipi Library, housed in the original school in the township of Clifton. Although accounts for...Read more about "Motupipi Library"...
Mrs France and Billy Carr's Hardware Store
Billy Carr Billy Carr's hardware store was a prominent building in Blenheim for many years from the time it opened in 1881. Many people back then had their own...Read more about "Mrs France and Billy Carr's Hardware Store"...
Picton Cemetery is one of the oldest burial grounds in the province of Marlborough, dating back to the very early European settlement in Picton. Many notable figures of...Read more about "Picton Cemetery"...
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