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Construction of Rocks Road
*Rocky Road to Completion* WhenFrederick Tuckett[frederick-tuckett/], the chief surveyor of the New Zealand Company[new-zealand-company/]was setting out the plan for Nelson, the only viable access to the farmlands of the Waimea...Read more about "Construction of Rocks Road"...
Graves of Fairfield Park
Fairfield Park, one of Nelson’s first cemeteries, was created in 1851 and over 78 people were buried here before it closed in 1910. It had various names, including...Read more about "Graves of Fairfield Park"...
Demon drink in Nelson
Early Nelson was well served with public houses, despite the vigorous agitation for abstinence by the Temperance Movement. Patrons often had to travel long distances over difficult terrain and,...Read more about "Demon drink in Nelson"...
Early Nelson College
Fire, earthquake and a Nobel laureate Nelson College was established in 1856 with high hopes that Nelson would become the ‘Eton of the South’. Nelson college lithograph Nelson College. Principal's...Read more about "Early Nelson College"...
Ralph Watson and the Everetts of Nelson
At Home and Away during World War I: A Tale of Two Families Albert Edward (Bert) Everett was born in Nelson in 1857 and was the fifth of...Read more about "Ralph Watson and the Everetts of Nelson"...
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