It is believed that Wakefield (originally known as Pitfure)1 was named after the Yorkshire birthplace of an early settler, William Hough; however it is also widely accepted that the...Read more about "Early Wakefield"...
Tahunanui Beach did not exist when Nelson was settled by Europeans. What is now the beach was once mudflat near the edge of the main channel draining the...Read more about "Tahuna Beach"...
Quakers Acre Cemetery
The Society of Friends Quakers, from the earliest days in seventeenth century England, hold strongly to the value of peace. When the founder, George Fox, was asked to enlist...Read more about "Quakers Acre Cemetery"...
The Prow Newsletter, Issue 7, Summer 2012 [assets/logos/Nelson-Libraries-Prow-LogoFINAL.png] Korero from the Prow. In this issue: Normal 0 false false false EN-NZ X-NONE X-NONE Seeking Nelson...Read more about "Newsletter issue 7"...
Golden Bay, now known for its pristine coastline and National Parks, was once home to a wide range of industries, many of which have now gone. The Tarakohe...Read more about "Tarakohe Cement"...
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