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Memories of Port Nelson
As a young lad, fishing off the wharves was a pastime enjoyed. The two Nelson ferries were coal burners, you would see the coal hulk tied up on...Read more about "Memories of Port Nelson"...
Picton Cement Works
There was a time when Picton[sitetree_link,id=195] was a busy industrial town, with the fishing industry, sardine cannery, freezing works, railway workshops, whaling station within reach, wharves serving overseas shipping,...Read more about "Picton Cement Works"...
Stoke resident Kevin Hoult rode the train into Nelson College from Belgrove between 1942 and 1945. After finishing college he worked as a paperboy for the railroad. On...Read more about "Railway Memories"...
The correct name for this island, in front of Waikawa Bay[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/@-41.2369933,174.0558372,15z], is Motu Ngarara (Lizard Island), although for some years it was known as ‘Goat Island’ when Thomas Allport...Read more about "Allports Island"...
Although there is no record of Maori settlement in the bay, the original name, Kaipupu, (eating shellfish) shows that it was a well-known food gathering place. The English...Read more about "Shakespeare Bay"...