Richmond Park emergency hospital 1918
On 15 November 1918, with influenza patients crowding the fever ward and an overflow marque at Nelson Hospital, a decision was made to ask the Agricultural and Pastoral Association...Read more about "Richmond Park emergency hospital 1918"...
Settlement in Stoke
Stoke was once a swampy area with numerous small streams. When Maori arrived in this area, it was a wetland with numerous streams draining water from the hills...Read more about "Settlement in Stoke"...
N. W Jellyman (1895-1917)
In May of 1916, Norman Jellyman enlisted in overseas service, reportedly in Wellington as he wanted to do his part in the conflicts which were painted across every newspaper...Read more about "N. W Jellyman (1895-1917)"...
Early Nelson College
Fire, earthquake and a Nobel laureate Nelson College was established in 1856 with high hopes that Nelson would become the ‘Eton of the South’. Nelson college lithograph Nelson College. Principal's...Read more about "Early Nelson College"...
Nelson College - a boys' eye view
There was much speculation amongst the boys when word got out in 1881 that Nelson College’s governors were considering establishing a ‘Ladies College’. “This has caused quite a flutter...Read more about "Nelson College - a boys' eye view"...
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