Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse
In 1873 the view across Queen Street was very different from what you see today. A large flour mill stood where the Richmond Mall is now. In front...Read more about "Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse"...
Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM
Golden Bay County Councillor 1974-1980 Tillie Charlton Tillie Charlton, 1977. Nelson Provincial Museum, Geoffrey C Wood Collection: GCW3 3910_fr12 German-born Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton spent much of her life in service to...Read more about "Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM"...
At the Bay Enga Washbourn's heart was in Golden Bay. "She absolutely loved it," her son Jeremy Goulter says. Long treasured family connections with the bay inspired her to...Read more about "Enga Washbourn "...
Nelson and Women’s Suffrage
The Women’s Suffrage Petition[https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/womens-suffrage/petition] of 1893, which was a major contributor to the success of the Electoral Act in that same year, giving women the right to vote, is now...Read more about "Nelson and Women’s Suffrage "...
Skateboarding in Nelson
Skate Boarding comes to New Zealand When Surfers made boards with wheels so they could ‘sidewalk surf’ in the USA in the 1950s, a new sport called skate boarding was...Read more about "Skateboarding in Nelson"...
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