Flooding on the Wairau Plain
Blenheim and the Wairau floodplain have experienced at least one damaging flood every decade since European settlement. In the early days, floods occurred so often and flood control works...Read more about "Flooding on the Wairau Plain"...
Shipping and trade on the Opawa River
At one time, Picton was described as Marlborough's front door and the Opawa River as the tradesmen's entrance, but in the early days of European settlement, river trade...Read more about "Shipping and trade on the Opawa River"...
How James Wynen ended up in a Nelson hotel where he died in 1866 is a mystery.1 But the story of the ‘decent and respectable native of the...Read more about "James Wynen"...
Port Nelson timeline
Port Nelson has been integral to the development of Nelson, and has a long and fascinating history in its own right. This timeline highlights significant events in its development...Read more about "Port Nelson timeline"...
Tasman Ports timeline
The ports of Tasman Bay and Golden Bay were often the only links to the outside world for these regions in the early days. They were closely linked to...Read more about "Tasman Ports timeline"...
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