Nelson Literary Scientific and Philosophic Institute
*Nelson's Institute of Culture and Learning* "The finest libraries in the Dominion should be like fresh air and sunlight and education - free to everyone"; said Nelson's mayor, T.A.H....Read more about "Nelson Literary Scientific and Philosophic Institute"...
Early Mailboats in the Sounds
In the past, as today, people living in the Sounds required a postal service. Picton had a mail service from Wellington as early as 1856, the first Postmaster...Read more about "Early Mailboats in the Sounds"...
Nelson Haven and Trafalgar cycleway
In pre-European times the Haven and the Maitai River[maitai-valley/] formed a mahinga kai or food gathering destination for Maori. Seasonal camps were occupied to gather nature’s bounty. Charles...Read more about "Nelson Haven and Trafalgar cycleway"...
Nelson's Riverside Pool
Nelson's Municipal Pool The opening of Nelson's Municipal Pool in November 19271 by Mayor W.J Moffatt was well attended. It was a major undertaking for the Council, given the...Read more about "Nelson's Riverside Pool"...
Tahunanui, an area of dynamic landscape, has had a history independent of the Town of Nelson. *The name * Tahunanui Beach was commonly known as ‘The Sands' until a competition...Read more about "Tahunanui"...
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