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46 Shelbourne Street
Marama, 46 Shelbourne Street, was built in the Carpenter Gothic style in approximately 1851. It has a Category B heritage listing. About the area Although the house cannot now be...Read more about "46 Shelbourne Street"...
*The rise and fall of a colourful and controversial colonist* A cast of hardworking ‘alpha’ men dominated the early days of settlement in the Wairau. And none was more...Read more about "William Eyes"...
Nelson College. 1887 rutherford
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Mōkai - 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 "Mōkai - Slavery in Colonial Times"...
The 1884 plague of rats
[admin/pages/]Early settlers in the Nelson Province faced many challenges. One of these was the rat problem – which exploded to plague proportions in 1884. PolynesianRatNZ Illustration of Polynesian Rat, Rattus...Read more about "The 1884 plague of rats"...
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