Stories about our rich and vibrant artistic heritage, including the people, institutions and movements which have nurtured the arts. See related stories on this site: KokowaiDevelopment of tertiary educationJens HansenEelco BoswijkNelson School...Read more about "Arts"...
The Māori of Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough have a rich and living history. This section tells some of the stories about the people and their land- ngā kōrero...Read more about "Maori"...
These are your stories. You are welcome to submit your own story for publication on this site. All stories will be subject to review by an editorial group....Read more about "Your Story"...
German Settlement in Nelson
Nelson's earliest German settlers faced disappointment and hardship and were driven away from the Moutere Valley by poor soil and constant floods. The close-knit, industrious communities re-established themselves on...Read more about "German settlement in Nelson"...
The trial of the notorious Burgess gang caused a sensation in the small town of Nelson in 1866. Murder was a rare crime and this one involved not...Read more about "Maungatapu Murders - The notorious Burgess Gang"...
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