Edward Laney the baker and his daughter Ann
In the early years of Nelson life was tough for all. Days were long and hard for the settlers trying to build a town and a new and...Read more about "Edward Laney the baker and his daughter Ann"...
Young Eric Rennell
Joseph (Teddy) and Elizabeth Rennell lived in the Wairau Valley for most of their married lives. Teddy was a farmer and musterer who had come over to Marlborough...Read more about "Young Eric Rennell"...
“At 3 am the Collingwood Institute and Library ... burned down, nothing being saved. The Institute was an old building but the Library is a new one, and...Read more about "Collingwood Library"...
Tākaka's First Library
On 7th June 1869 the Nelson Evening Mail carried a notice that the ship Icon from London was carrying one case bound for the Tākaka Public Library(1). Where this library was...Read more about "Tākaka's First Library"...
East Tākaka Library
East Takaka Library 1. Library Return for Upper and East Tākaka in 1876. Land was surveyed for the East Tākaka library in the early 1870s by Charles...Read more about "East Tākaka Library"...
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