When Kupe circumnavigated New Zealand, c. 900 AD, Māori tradition is that he was obstructed by the inhabitants in the vicinity of, what is now, Lake Grassmere. In...Read more about "Lake Grassmere"...
Tāmati Pirimona Marino
Through his parents, Ringahuri of Ngāti Tama/Te Ātiawa and Roka of Ngāti Rarua, Marino (also known as Te Pua Ringahuri) was related to all three mana whenua iwi...Read more about "Tāmati Pirimona Marino "...
Buzz Falconer and the Talisman
Nelson has lost most of its links with the wooden hulled scows that used to take produce around the bay and across the strait to Wellington. While the...Read more about "Buzz Falconer and the Talisman"...
Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district
Growing Sarau from the German Roots up The 12,000 mile voyage of the St. Pauli from Hamburg, Germany to Nelson, New Zealand, in 1843 resulted in the eventual establishment...Read more about "Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district"...
Nelson Yacht Club
Ever since 1843, when crowds gathered on a wet and windy summer day to watch the first official boat racing in Nelson, port officials have enjoyed a close...Read more about "Nelson Yacht Club"...
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