Nelson's WWI Red Cross Flag
At 2.5m long and almost 1.5m high, an enormous flag - roughly the size of a king-sized sheet – was created during WWI to raise money for Nelson...Read more about "Nelson's WWI Red Cross Flag"...
Charles Kidson, engineer
Charles Idrys Kidson was Nelson City Council’s Engineer from 1939 until his retirement in 1962, with a brief interruption when he served in World War II. He came...Read more about "Charles Kidson, engineer"...
Havelock was a goldrush town which, for a short time, nurtured two of New Zealand’s greatest scientists: Sir Ernest Rutherford[sitetree_link,id=246] and Sir William Pickering[http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/reports/yearbooks/year2004/obituaries/william-pickering/]. Havelock SS Manaroa HM1009 The...Read more about "Havelock"...
Albert Branton Doidge
Eight Stoke men are known to have died fighting in World War One. Seven of these are listed on the Stoke Memorial Gates[http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/stoke-memorial-gates], but Albert, for some reason is...Read more about "Albert Branton Doidge"...
St John The Evangelist Church at Hira
The Anglican Church of St John at Hira, formerly known as Happy Valley, sits on an acre of land donated by Mr. Hugh Martin. The site for St...Read more about "St John The Evangelist Church at Hira"...
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