The Brothers Islands and Lighthouse
Off the north end of Arapawa Island in Cook Strait lie a group of islets known as The Brothers. In Māori tradition, these are Ngawhatu Kai-ponu: ‘the eyeballs...Read more about "The Brothers Islands and Lighthouse"...
Anzac Park and its surroundings
Anzac Park, originally known as Milton's Acre, has changed considerably over time, largely because of land reclamation. Milton's Acre - A Ship's Anchor Acre anzac-picture-1.jpg Nelson from Matangi Awhio, Nelson...Read more about "Anzac Park and its surroundings"...
Dr William Edward Redman
Picton and the Sounds have always attracted a good number of 'characters', and one was Dr William Edward Redman, who arrived from London with his wife Charlotte in...Read more about "Dr William Edward Redman"...
The Nelson Bank
*Nelson led the way with its own money* A One Pound note of the ‘Nelson Bank' of Morrison and Sclander dated 1 July 1851. The reverse of...Read more about "The Nelson Bank"...
Maori heritage The earliest human footprints across the Mahitahi floodplain, upon which Nelson City now sits, belong to the tangata whenua and manawhenua tribes of Whakatu[whats-in-a-name-wakatu-or-whakatu/]. What is now Alton Street...Read more about "Alton Street"...
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