Picton and World War II
On 3 September 1939 New Zealand declared its involvement in a war that had begun in Europe. New Zealand was one of the first countries to join the...Read more about "Picton and World War II"...
Marlborough women at war
New Zealand nurses served in both World Wars, providing devoted care to the war sick and wounded and displaying great courage. In 1914, Sister Ethel Lewis accompanied 400 patients...Read more about "Marlborough women at war"...
Eelco Boswijk: Never a Dull Moment Eelco Boswijk Eelco Boswijk 19 Dec 1992. The Nelson Provincial Museum, The Nelson Mail Collection, C13423 Click to enlarge Listen to the...Read more about "Eelco Boswijk"...
The Ghost of Tophouse
Tophouse Hotel Tophouse Hotel Click image to enlarge I am the new owner of Tophouse, since September 2007, and have researched the history of Tophouse and have found that apparently...Read more about "The Ghost of Tophouse"...
The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923
Blenheim was built at the junction of two rivers as a river port, close to sea level1. Blenheim's early history was one of frequent flooding until extensive river...Read more about "The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923"...
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