Marlborough's first newspaper
Timothy Millington and George Coward, two Englishmen who came to Marlborough via Australia and Nelson, started the Marlborough Province’s first newspaper in Blenheim, or the Beaver, on 6 January...Read more about "Marlborough's first newspaper"...
*Bryce Jones - Nelson City Librarian, 1955-86* Bryce Jones (G.M.B. Jones) played a pivotal role in shaping the Nelson Public Libraries[nelson-public-libraries/] as we know them today, overseeing the transition...Read more about "Bryce Jones"...
Protecting Nelson Haven
Public pressure and commonsense saved Nelson Haven A large part of Nelson Haven might have been ‘a place of sprawling ribbon development’ on reclaimed land at Wakapuaka, if a...Read more about "Protecting Nelson Haven"...
*Marian Gunn – Nelson Library Manager, 1987-2001 * Born in Manhattan, schooled in rural Pennsylvania and attending university in the mid-west of the United States, Marian Gunn travelled extensively...Read more about "Marian Gunn"...
*Elma Frances Turner, M.B.E, 1904-1991* Elma Turner, known as ‘Tilly’ to close friends and family, moved to Nelson from Palmerston North when she was appointed as a geography teacher...Read more about "Elma Turner"...
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