John and Anne Batt
Married and Gone to New Zealand - John and Anne Batt seek a new life in Nelson in 1842 My great grandparents lived in two small adjacent villages in...Read more about "John and Anne Batt"...
Tahunanui - the school by the sands
The story of Tahunanui School mirrors the rapid development its seaside location and the nearby beach into an established community and popular summer holiday destination.1 tahuna school5 View of Tahuna from...Read more about "Tahunanui - the school by the sands"...
Battle of the Somme
Nelson and the Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme, fought in northern France, was one of the bloodiest of World War One. For five months,...Read more about "Nelson troops at the Battle of the Somme"...
George Lawrence and the elephants of Wakefield The Waimea South Historical Society was recently gifted two intriguing photographs, of elephants bathing in the Wai-iti River and penned beside the...Read more about "George Lawrence"...
Resolution Bay or Atapu
It has been suggested that the Māori name for this bay should perhaps be O-Tapu, (a sacred place) or Ata-po (early dawn). Captain Cook[sitetree_link,id=140] named it Shag Cove, but...Read more about "Resolution Bay or Atapu"...
Page 111 of 702