The 1884 plague of rats
[admin/pages/]Early settlers in the Nelson Province faced many challenges. One of these was the rat problem – which exploded to plague proportions in 1884. PolynesianRatNZ Illustration of Polynesian Rat, Rattus...Read more about "The 1884 plague of rats"...
The sofa of Days Track
Sofa so good - a community art project It’s a steep climb up Days Track[https://nelsontrails.co.nz/days-track/] in Nelson. The track starts at Rocks Road and the first section runs to Grenville...Read more about "The sofa of Days Track"...
Reverend brothers Arthur and Reginald Hermon
*Bishopdale Old Boys * “Young men must be found for the ministry, and they should be fit and proper men. They must be men who feel called to the work,...Read more about "Reverend brothers Arthur and Reginald Hermon"...
Mary Ethel Hunter
*Prohibitionist, nurse, lay preacher and matron. * Mary Ethel Hunter was born on November 21st 1884 at Auckland, the seventh child of Richard Hemming Hughes[#richardhughes] and his wife Hannah...Read more about "Mary Ethel Hunter"...
The story behind the name When Edward Bisley subdivided the Tahunanui hillside in the 1920s, Nelson’s Leonard Day built many of the new homes. Among his houses were those...Read more about "Day's Track"...
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