Ropoama Te One, a rangitira of Te Atiawa[http://teatiawa.iwi.nz/], was one of the signatories to the Treaty of Waitangi, and one of the main signatories to the Waitohi[sitetree_link,id=195] Purchase, by...Read more about "Ropoama's Spring"...
Nelson’s Early Churches
The first settlers to Nelson brought with them a variety of religious beliefs and backgrounds. The system of hierarchy and emphasis on religion in immigrants' homelands were important, and...Read more about "Nelson’s Early Churches"...
Elliott Street heritage precinct
Elliott Street in Nelson is one of the earliest, and most complete examples, of state housing in New Zealand. The special heritage area includes homes that date from the 1860s...Read more about "Elliott Street heritage precinct"...
Regular users of the Nelson Railway[sitetree_link,id=36] line (closed since the 1950's) included Nelson secondary school students from Stoke, Richmond and the countryside. They were called “school bugs”, named for their on-board pranks. Train...Read more about "School Bugs"...
Protest at Kiwi Station 1955
A group of Nelson women made quite a stir when they staged a protest against the closure of the Nelson Railway line at Kiwi Station in 1955. ...Read more about "Protest at Kiwi Station 1955"...
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