The separation of Nelson and Marlborough
The separation of Marlborough from Nelson came about when the opinions of two very different groups, small-holders and large pastoral run-holders, were in accord, even though this was for...Read more about "The separation of Nelson and Marlborough"...
Sealord The Wounded Phoenix
Noeleen Burton and NZ Sea Products Administration Manager, December 1966 Noleen Burton and NZ Sea Products Administration Manager, Peter Exnevad, December 1966 It was with a sense of déjà...Read more about "Sealord The Wounded Phoenix"...
Wreck of the Penguin
The worst shipwreck in New Zealand during the 20th century happened in Cook Strait to the regular passenger ship taking people from Picton to Wellington. Penguin passing through...Read more about "Wreck of the 'Penguin'"...
Constantine and Fanny Dillon
Constantine Dillon (1813-1853) and Fanny Dillon (died 1896) Constance Dillon Constance Dillon The Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Collection, T-69659-3 Click to enlarge The Honourable Constantine Dillon, a younger...Read more about "Constantine and Fanny Dillon"...
New Zealand Company agent, artist, explorer, Premier A qualified lawyer, William Fox sailed to New Zealand on the George Fyffe with his wife Sarah, arriving in Wellington on 7...Read more about "William Fox, 1812-1893"...
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