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Motueka and early settlement
Around 1839-1840, the Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa people living in the Motueka region heard that a European settlement was likely to be established there and realised this offered ...Read more about "Motueka and early settlement"...
Nelson's Dress Circle
The streets around Brougham Street and Upper Collingwood Street are often known as Nelson's Dress Circle, due to their elevated position and the number of large old houses sited...Read more about "Nelson's Dress Circle"...
Marlborough Sounds Whaling
For nearly 140 years, whales on their annual migration north were spotted by whalers from hilltop lookouts at the entrance to Tory Channel. Whale chasing boats then raced out to harpoon them...Read more about "Marlborough Sounds Whaling"...
Ellen, later known as Nellie, was born in Auckland on the 24th February 1876. She was the daughter of Thomas and Alice Jones. She was 32 when she...Read more about "Nellie Nightingale"...
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"...
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