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Sir Thomas Picton and naming of Picton
Sir Thomas Picton Lawrence, Thomas Sir: Portrait of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Picton Click image to enlargePicton was originally called Waitohi, or Waitohi Pa. It was named by the...Read more about "Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the naming of Picton"...
Grant Palliser was born in Christchurch on 6th of October 1949. Palliser's attention was first drawn to art when he was eight years old. His Uncle painted copies...Read more about "Grant Palliser"...
Nelson College - a boys' eye view
There was much speculation amongst the boys when word got out in 1881 that Nelson College’s governors were considering establishing a ‘Ladies College’. “This has caused quite a flutter...Read more about "Nelson College - a boys' eye view"...
Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder
Isaac Jacobsen, a man described as one of Nelson's early unsung heroes, was the subject of a meeting of the Nelson Historical Society in August 2012. Jane Baird of...Read more about "Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder"...
Mist settles down on the vast field, early in the morning. It surrounds the buildings that are the focus of the site. Concrete steps rise up to classrooms...Read more about "Appleby School"...