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Marlborough's Early Churches
There was a tradition of tolerance and goodwill between Marlborough's Christian churches from the earliest days when dedicated ministers and priests covered hundreds of miles of the undeveloped and...Read more about "Marlborough's Early Churches"...
Murchison and the Buller
Murchison’s story and the Buller River and its tributaries are inextricably entwined. The mighty Buller begins its 177 km journey to the West Coast from the Nelson Lakes National...Read more about "Murchison and the Buller"...
Fishing in Nelson
A short history of fishing in Nelson Fish bones in middens around Nelson testify that pre-European Mäori were into seafood as a protein source, while stones used to weigh...Read more about "Fishing in Nelson"...
Lure of gold - Aorere
A few specks of gold, found in the Aorere Valley by a musterer in October 1856, saw more than 2000 men flood into Massacre Bay over the following...Read more about "Aorere gold"...
Nelson's Landmark Cathedral
A Royal Decree from Queen Victoria in 1858 not only established a Bishop's See, allowing the construction of Nelson's cathedral, the Church on the Hill, but also changed the...Read more about "Nelson's Landmark Cathedral"...
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