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Flooding on the Wairau Plain
Blenheim and the Wairau floodplain have experienced at least one damaging flood every decade since European settlement. In the early days, floods occurred so often and flood control works...Read more about "Flooding on the Wairau Plain"...
Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district
Growing Sarau from the German Roots up The 12,000 mile voyage of the St. Pauli from Hamburg, Germany to Nelson, New Zealand, in 1843 resulted in the eventual establishment...Read more about "Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district"...
Anzac Park and its surroundings
Anzac Park, originally known as Milton's Acre, has changed considerably over time, largely because of land reclamation. Milton's Acre - A Ship's Anchor Acre anzac-picture-1.jpg Nelson from Matangi Awhio, Nelson...Read more about "Anzac Park and its surroundings"...
The Wairau Affray, also known as the Wairau Massacre or the Wairau Incident, was the first significant armed conflict between Māori and British settlers after the signing of the Treaty...Read more about "Wairau Affray"...
Blenheim, or "The Beaver"
The Wairau Affray in 1843 badly frightened potential European settlers of the Wairau and it was to be several more years before the Nelson settlers again began to consider...Read more about "Blenheim, or The Beaver"...
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