Marlborough cultural life
Marlborough has a rich musical and cultural history, with the Marlborough Repertory and Blenheim Operatic Societies having provided regular local entertainment for many decades. But it was not always...Read more about "Marlborough cultural life"...
Roding Valley waterworks
Since its official opening on the 30th October 1941, the Roding waterworks scheme has supplied water to both Nelson City and Richmond. The scheme consists of a low...Read more about "Roding Valley waterworks"...
Aniseed Valley Copper
The discovery of an outcrop of copper ore in the upper Aniseed Valley by Fred Stratford in 1881 led to the development of an industry that saw a...Read more about "Aniseed Valley Copper"...
Immigration Stories These stories were produced in response to the Appo Hocton (Feb-Apr 2010) exhibition at the Nelson Provincial Museum, as part of a Museum education programme on the immigration experience. The...Read more about "Immigration Stories"...
Running a transport service in the days when unformed roads wormed their ways through virgin bush up steep hillsides and across rivers and mountain creeks tested man and...Read more about "Newman Brothers"...
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