Nelson ships and World War I
Port Nelson, Nelson shipping and Nelson seamen, had a role to play during World War I. Wave the Red Duster Each year on 3 September, New Zealand acknowledges the Merchant...Read more about "Nelson ships and World War I"...
The Regulus and Port Kembla
The Regulus was built in 1907 by Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson of Newcastle on Tyne for the Westport Coal Company[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc04Cycl-t1-body1-d2-d32-d3.html], based in Dunedin. She was a vessel of...Read more about "The Regulus and Port Kembla"...
Nelson's aviation history
Aviation’s influence on Nelson has been profound. With challenging road access, no outside rail link and the barrier of Cook Strait, Nelson had the reputation of being a ‘sleepy...Read more about "Nelson's aviation history"...
Memories of Port Nelson
As a young lad in the 1930's, fishing off the wharves was a much enjoyed pastime. The two Nelson ferries were coal burners. The coal hulks was tied...Read more about "Memories of Port Nelson"...
Building Nelson wharves
Bob Howard started working with the Nelson Harbour Board[http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc05Cycl-t1-body1-d1-d1-d7.html] in 1968 at the start of the log trade. “I was on a 3 month trial and 23 years later...Read more about "Building Nelson wharves"...
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