Farm Settlements for Returned Soldiers
During World War I (1914-1918) the New Zealand Government decreed that soldiers returning from overseas service would be given the opportunity to settle on farms of their own, specially...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", 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"...
To many of us, the name of Reg Kingsford is familiar as a Nelson photographer from Broma Studios. However, Alfred Reginald Bellingham Kingsford was also a World War...Read more about "A.R. Kingsford"...
Motueka and early settlement
Around 1839-1840, the Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa people living in the Motueka region heard that a European settlement was likely to be established there and realised this offered ...Read more about "Motueka and early settlement"...
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