Golden Bay, now known for its pristine coastline and National Parks, was once home to a wide range of industries, many of which have now gone. The Tarakohe...Read more about "Tarakohe Cement"...
Kahikatea Bay is named for the giant trees which once grew there, down to the shoreline. Defence Dept aerial view Aerial view of RNZAF recreation camp in Curious Cove. Defence...Read more about "Curious Cove"...
Farm Settlements for Returned Soldiers
During World War I (1914-1918) the NZ government decreed that soldiers returning from overseas service would be given the opportunity to settle on farms of their own, specially purchased...Read more about "Farm Settlements for Returned Soldiers"...
Nelson and Tasman Floods
On Tuesday 13 December, 2011, as people began to plan for summer, it began to rain and didn't stop until Thursday 15 December. The torrential rain was caused...Read more about "Nelson and Tasman Floods"...
Sunnyside and the Fells
The house called Sunnyside, located in Nelson's "dress circle[http://www.theprow.org.nz/]", and completed in 1854, was built for Alfred Fell, a prominent, mid-19th century Nelson citizen. The house forms the basis...Read more about "Sunnyside and the Fells"...
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