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John Harris and Emma Ching
*John Harris and Emma Ching, nee Jellyman later Simmonds* - *Seaview Cemetery: Block 24, Plot 479* harrisching Headstone of John Harris and Emma Ching Seaview Cemetery The following information is...Read more about "John Harris and Emma Ching"...
Edward and Ann Cresswell nee Eyles
*Seaview Cemetery, Stoke, Block 24: Plot 470 * Seaview Cresswell The gravestone of Edward and Ann Cresswell Edward, aged 15 a labourer, arrived on the Mary Ann[http://www.museumnp.org.nz/early-settlers/voyageDetails.aspx?voyageid=4] in February 1842 along...Read more about "Edward and Ann Cresswell nee Eyles"...
Motueka’s First Harbour
One Place, Many Names Manuka's Bush, The Kumaras, Raumanuka, Murphy's Harbour, and Te Kumara are all the same place: the area at the end of what is now Staples...Read more about "Motueka’s First Harbour"...
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"...
Captain Arthur Wakefield (1799-1843) was regarded as a fine naval officer and after retiring early from the Royal Navy, became resident agent of the new Nelson settlement. He was...Read more about "Captain Arthur Wakefield"...
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