Nelson Refinery and Tobacco
The Nelson Refinery, currently the ArtSpace[#ArtSpace], was once the home of the Nelson Tobacco Company. New Zealand Tobacco Company In 1910 Gerhard Husheer[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4h38/husheer-johann-gerhard] emigrated to New Zealand to attempt to establish...Read more about "Nelson Refinery and Tobacco"...
Pérrine Moncrieff, 1893-1979, was an important figure in New Zealand’s early conservation movement: a small, dynamic woman who achieved much in her lifetime. perrine moncrieff Perrine Moncrieff. Nelson Provincial Museum...Read more about "Perrine Moncrieff"...
The Path to Nuclear Free Nelson
The campaign to declare New Zealand nuclear free in the 1980s began at the local level throughout the country. In September 1983 Nelson City was declared a Nuclear...Read more about "The Path to Nuclear Free Nelson"...
Blick Cloth is reputed to be the first woven cloth in New Zealand. It was also known as Nelson Cloth or Nelson Tweed, and was 'described as 'good...Read more about "Blick Cloth"...
Trooper Ralph Vincent James and his Monument
Collingwood lad, Trooper Ralph Vincent James 2483, died of enteric fever (typhoid fever) on 20 November 1900 at Zeerust Transvaal, South Africa while serving in the Boer War[http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/south-african-boer-war/introduction] for the...Read more about "Trooper Ralph Vincent James and his Monument"...
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