The Ditch - Nelson's original drainworks The last time Trafalgar Street had major drain works was almost 150 years ago, when the original drain was laid, replacing the infamous ‘Ditch'. ...Read more about "Nelsons Ditch"...
Theatre Royal Nelson
The Theatre Royal in Nelson is over 130 years old, making it one of the oldest wooden theatres in New Zealand. Before the theatre closed for renovations in...Read more about "Theatre Royal Nelson"...
Symons Memorial Explosion
The Symons memorial, depicted on this page in the 1880's, was an ornate structure at the junction of Hardy and Trafalgar Streets. It was a combined gas lamp...Read more about "Symons Memorial Explosion"...
F. G. Gibbs' life never lacked adventure, drama and determination and, as Gibbs enthusiast Nigel Costley writes, Nelson would have been much poorer without him. F.G. Gibbs F...Read more about "Fred Gibbs"...
Rakaia and the Cut
Cutting a Swathe SS Rakaia entering harbour April 19, 09 SS Rakaia entering harbour April 1909 . The Nelson Provincial Museum, Print Collection: 308041 Click image to enlarge Nelson...Read more about "Rakaia and the Cut"...
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