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In a line of five o'clock commuter traffic, listening to drive time radio, it's hard to imagine the days when Rocks Road was a narrow, precarious, wave-swept walkway...Read more about "Rocks Road"...
*Wakapuaka *Over the years the spelling of this area has altered between Whakapuaka and Wakapuaka, as has the pronunciation, depending upon changing dialects. The name originates from the legendary explorer...Read more about "Wakapuaka Cemetery"...
John Wallis Barnicoat
Surveyor and Speaker of the Nelson Provincial Council Born in Falmouth, Barnicoat was articled as a civil engineer before immigrating to New Zealand as a cabin passenger on the...Read more about "John Wallis Barnicoat 1814-1905"...
Edward Landon-Lane (1871-1945)
Edward, (or Ted as he was affectionately known) was a common face in Marlborough's early days and especially in his later life when he lived down at the...Read more about "Edward Landon-Lane (1871-1945)"...
Stranding of the Hawea
Imagine the drama there would be today if a ship ran aground on Rocks Road. Hawea, 1886, aground in Nelson The Union Company steamer, Hawea aground on the...Read more about "Stranding of the Hawea"...
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