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Nelson Street Names
When the first settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 under theWakefield Company settlement plan[new-zealand-company/], the first committee they set up was the street naming committee. Unfortunately it proved a...Read more about "Nelson Street Names"...
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"...
Takaka Hill tracks and roads
This story provides additional information about early access over Takaka Hill.[the-lime-and-marble-of-takaka-hill/] Takaka Hill[assets/Your_stories/Takaka-Hill.jpg]Climber: Takaka Hill Road by chillicheese (Flickr image). Click to enlarge George Murray and party left Riwaka 25 April 1844...Read more about "Takaka Hill tracks and roads"...
The Brownlees enterprise
William Brownlee, and later his son John's, sawmilling enterprise was far more of a struggle than most reports suggest[marlborough-nelson-timber-pioneers/]. The Brownlee family, with a number of close relatives, who...Read more about "The Brownlees enterprise"...
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"...
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