The pioneers of the Hope Valley are commemorated by a memorial at Glenhope. The small rock cairn was originially erected by the Owen Women’s Institute in 1935, close to...Read more about "Glenhope Pioneers"...
A communal lifestyle
During the 1970s, many alternative lifestylers established communes to escape materialism and the pressures of society. They were attracted to rural Tasman and Golden Bay by the beautiful environment,...Read more about "A communal lifestyle"...
Friends of the Nelson Library Inc
When Nola Leov first moved to Nelson in the late 1980s, the library[nelson-public-libraries/] was in a sad state. A new library building was desperately needed. Councillor Elma Turner[elma-turner/]’s decades of effort were finally...Read more about "Friends of the Nelson Library Inc"...
Broadsheet Row in Nelson
Broadsheet was a feminist periodical published in Auckland from 1972 until 1992. It contained news and articles not only about feminist issues such as domestic abuse, birth control and motherhood,...Read more about "Broadsheet Row in Nelson"...
Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson
Jewish traders were recorded in New Zealand as early as 1829, and these were probably sealers and whalers[marlborough-sounds-whaling/]. There were a number of Jewish shareholders in the New Zealand Company[new-zealand-company/]...Read more about "Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson"...
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