D'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey
On a windless day, the view of Tasman Bay from the ridge leading to French Pass seems enchanting but harmless. The battalions of rocks fringing the southern tip...Read more about "Dumont d'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey"...
"In the month of April, 1864, Nelson was aroused from the most depressed commercial state....to the glittering prospects of a well-paying goldfield...situated in the Province of Marlborough," reported Lucas's...Read more about "Wakamarina Gold"...
Nelson Anniversary Day
Nelson Anniversary Day The early European settlers celebrated anniversary day in fine style on various days throughout February. In fact the anniversary commemorates the arrival of the first New Zealand...Read more about "Nelson Anniversary Day"...
The last quarter of the 19th century was a period of stability in Nelson, which had become the busiest provincial port in New Zealand and a major commercial...Read more about "Trafalgar Park"...
Marlborough's Early Churches
There was a tradition of tolerance and goodwill between Marlborough's Christian churches from the earliest days when dedicated ministers and priests covered hundreds of miles of the undeveloped and...Read more about "Marlborough's Early Churches"...
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