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Viv Broughton, QSM
Vivien Mary Broughton has lived all her life in Blenheim. She has contributed to the well-being of countless people. This was acknowledged in 2011 when, aged sixty-two, she...Read more about "Viv Broughton, QSM"...
The Hale family and the second Colonial landscape
The work of early nurserymen can be seen in Nelson and all over New Zealand. Their work marks significant milestones from the Queen’s Jubilee[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/anniversaries/page-1] to the commemoration of the lives...Read more about "The Hale family and the second Colonial landscape"...
Slavery in Colonial Times
As in many other cultures, slavery was a key element of Māori society. Mōkai (servants or slaves) were usually spoils of war, condemned to lives of drudgery, danger,...Read more about "Slavery in Colonial Times"...
Dun Mountain Railway
The Dun Mountain Railway was officially opened amidst great fanfare on Monday 3 February, 1862. From the port, across the city, the horse-drawn tramway then climbed from Brook Street...Read more about "Dun Mountain Railway (1862-1907)"...
Captain F.G. Moore
Captain Frederick George Moore was not a great man and never claimed to be. He was blamed for sinking the Fifeshire[wreck-of-the-fifeshire/] and was involved with many failed ventures, but...Read more about "Captain F.G. Moore"...
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