The Regulus and Port Kembla
The Regulus was built in 1907 by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson of Newcastle on Tyne for the Westport Coal Company[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc04Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d32-d3.html], based in Dunedin. She was a vessel of...Read more about "The Regulus and Port Kembla"...
Nelson's aviation history
Aviation’s influence on Nelson has been profound. With challenging road access, no outside rail link and the barrier of Cook Strait, Nelson had the reputation of being a ‘sleepy...Read more about "Nelson's aviation history"...
Memories of Port Nelson
As a young lad in the 1930's, fishing off the wharves was a much enjoyed pastime. The two Nelson ferries were coal burners. The coal hulks was tied...Read more about "Memories of Port Nelson"...
Building Nelson wharves
Bob Howard started working with the Nelson Harbour Board[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d1-d1-d7.html] in 1968 at the start of the log trade. “I was on a 3 month trial and 23 years later...Read more about "Building Nelson wharves"...
Born to go to sea
The Williams family The Williams family have lived and worked in the Nelson region since 1890. Successive generations have had a long association with the sea. Anchor shipping company...Read more about "Born to go to sea"...
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