Orchards of the Nelson region
*Stoke Orchards* Stoke once had orchards everywhere, with hawthorn or occasionally gorse or macrocarpa hedges on the boundaries. The population was sparse, so everyone knew everyone. Geoffrey Gates who lived...Read more about "Orchards of the Nelson region"...
Aubrey Bryan Huruata Kenny
Aubrey Kenny was born in Johnsonville, in 1923. When his father died, the family came to Picton to join the extended family. He came to Nelson in 1996. Aubrey...Read more about "Aubrey Bryan Huruata Kenny"...
Stoke Freezing Works
The first shipment of frozen meat left New Zealand for the United Kingdom on the ‘Dunedin' in 1882, with the first works established at Burnside, Dunedin. The Nelson...Read more about "Stoke Freezing Works"...
Over a Century of Hops
*The Lines Family flow with the Winds of Change* The Lines family have lived on land at Wai-iti for 170 years. Thomas and his second wife Anne arrived...Read more about "Over a Century of Hops"...
Buxton and Company Nelson Merchants
E. Buxton & Co Merchants was an importing and exporting business, selling everything from apple trees to firearms, women's hosiery to sausage skins. The business, first opened in 1855,...Read more about "Buxton and Company Nelson Merchants"...
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