Dutch Settlement in Nelson
The 1950s Dutch migrants have been called a ‘lost generation[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/dutch/page-3]', scarred by the disruptions and trauma of economic depression and military occupation in the Netherlands. On reaching their adopted country,...Read more about "Dutch Settlement in Nelson"...
Founders Book Fair
Normal 0 false false false EN-NZ X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 2013 marked 25 years since the beginning of the iconic Founders Book Fair. Starting from humble beginnings as a one-day...Read more about "Founders Book Fair"...
Viv Broughton, QSM
Vivien Mary Broughton has lived all her life in Blenheim. She has contributed to the well-being of countless people. This was acknowledged in 2011 when, aged sixty-two, she...Read more about "Viv Broughton, QSM"...
Ring out those bells
The name of Edward Edridge will always be associated in Nelson with Wai-iti School and the company of bell-ringers he established there in the 1880's. Born in Westrip, Stroud...Read more about "Ring out those bells"...
Nelson Haven has undergone remarkable change over the last 150 years. From its humble beginnings as a snapper spawning ground to the full scale international port here today,...Read more about "Port Nelson"...
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