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Nelson brewing family
The beginning of brewing in Nelson Breweries were among the earliest businesses established after the settlement of Nelson began in 1842. Poalo and Pelham were the first, in October...Read more about "A Nelson brewing family"...
Nelson Street Names
When the first settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 under the Wakefield Company settlement plan, the first committee they set up was the street naming committee. Unfortunately it proved...Read more about "Nelson Street Names"...
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"...
The Brownlees enterprise
William Brownlee, and later his son John's, sawmilling enterprise was far more of a struggle than most reports suggest. The Brownlee family, with a number of close relatives, who...Read more about "The Brownlees enterprise"...
The Saxton legacy
Bridging Nelson City and Tasman District, Saxton Field[http://nelson.govt.nz/recreation/venues-and-grounds/saxton-field/saxton-field-history/] is a major regional sporting facility, but the land it sits on used to be part of a large farm originally...Read more about "The Saxton legacy"...
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