Robert Tod of Todds Valley
Merchant, shipbroker and commission agent, Robert Tod, left his home in Glasgow in the 1820s and lived in Egypt prior to coming to New Zealand. He arrived in...Read more about "Robert Tod of Todds Valley"...
On May 241968 at 5.24 am the second biggest land-based earthquake in New Zealand history struck the West Coast of the South Island creating chaos and destruction. The small...Read more about "Inangahua Earthquake"...
A small Golden Bay settlement, Ligar Bay, is currently divided over a disagreement about the fate of eight small baches built on council land. A licence which permitted...Read more about "Ligar Bay"...
Nayland College - a student's view
In 1965, the population of Nelson was growing rapidly and the city needed to expand. New residential development meant that new amenities were required, therefore Nayland College was built. ...Read more about "Nayland College - a student's view"...
It is believed that Wakefield (originally known as Pitfure)1 was named after the Yorkshire birthplace of an early settler, William Hough; however it is also widely accepted that the...Read more about "Early Wakefield"...
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