Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder
Isaac Jacobsen, a man described as one of Nelson's early unsung heroes, was the subject of a meeting of the Nelson Historical Society in August 2012. Jane Baird of...Read more about "Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder"...
Salisbury: a Special School for nearly 100 years *Note - the language of the day has been used throughout this story, which shows the changing attitudes to difference and...Read more about "Salisbury School"...
Picton Fishers Memorial
On Saturday 29 September the Picton Professional Fishers Association Inc held a consecration ceremony for their new memorial dedicated to fishers who have lost their lives at sea in...Read more about "Picton Fishers Memorial"...
The Morgan family or the Rabbit Island Skeletons
I had nearly finished all I was intending to do on one branch of our family history, when I found out that my mother-in-law did not know anything...Read more about "The Morgan family or the Rabbit Island Skeletons"...
Construction of Rocks Road and sea wall
*Rocky Road to Completion* When Frederick Tuckett, the chief surveyor of the New Zealand Company, was setting out the plan for Nelson, the only viable access to the farmlands...Read more about "Construction of Rocks Road and sea wall"...
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