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Opened officially as Pioneers Park in 1929, the name unofficially dropped the 's' in the mid 1930s and today is known by both names. Over the decades the...Read more about "Pioneers Park"...
William Moore. Nelson First Public School Teacher
Life was pleasant for the local school master of Tannadice in the quiet countryside around Forfarshire, Scotland in 1840. William Moore and his wife Isobel lived in a...Read more about "Nelson First Public School Teacher"...
The hilltop overlooking Whakatü is known to Mäori as Pikimai, which translates as ‘climb hither'. Piki mai was a staging point for the pakohe[pakohe-argillite/] (argillite) industry, the nearest quarries...Read more about "Piki mai "...
Aratuna Normanby Bridge
Aratuna Normanby Bridge, Eels and the Maitai River The new Aratuna Normanby Bridge was opened to traffic on Tuesday 15 July 2008. Eleven months in the building, it...Read more about "Aratuna Normanby Bridge"...
Capt William Tinney
*Capt William Tinney (1860 - 1930): **Nelson seaman and Patea Harbour Master* Captain William Tinney, was born in London, in May 1860 , son of Fredrick Tinney. While working in...Read more about "Capt William Tinney"...
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