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Streets and Quays of Port Nelson
What's in a Name? Have you ever wondered about the naming of streets and quays around the port? Some names honour chairmen of the Nelson Harbour Board and...Read more about "Streets and Quays of Port Nelson"...
Photographer, teacher and experimental farmer, Dick Roberts, is regarded as a leader of the organic and alternative lifestyle movement in New Zealand. He came from England to New Zealand...Read more about "Dick Roberts"...
Baton Valley Gold
*Good as Gold: The Baton* The remote Baton Valley, at the base of Mount Arthur[mount-arthur/], once had two hotels, a shop, Post Office and a racecourse. It is thought the...Read more about "Baton Valley Gold"...
Cousins Clifford and Weld make their mark
In August 1847 Charles Clifford[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1c20/clifford-charles] and his cousin, Frederick Weld[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1w10/weld-frederick-aloysius] drove 3000 sheep from Port Underwood to Flaxbourne[sitetree_link,id=541]: "Crossed the Bluff River with sheep. Had to throw them all into the water,...Read more about "Cousins Clifford and Weld make their mark"...
Fishing in Nelson
A short history of fishing in Nelson Fish bones in middens around Nelson testify that pre-European Mäori were into seafood as a protein source, while stones used to weigh...Read more about "Fishing in Nelson"...
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