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The Grove Okiwa
The Grove near Okiwa in the Marlborough Sounds, now flat farmland, was once covered by extensive kahikatea forest. The name Okiwa probably refers to a chief named Kiwa,...Read more about "The Grove Okiwa"...
Buzz Falconer and the Talisman
Nelson has lost most of its links with the wooden hulled scows that used to take produce around the bay and across the strait to Wellington. While the...Read more about "Buzz Falconer and the Talisman"...
Nelson's Signal Station and the Time Gun
Britannia Heights in Nelson was once known as Signal Hill. The Songer tree[sitetree_link,id=579], a Sequoiadendron giganteum, now marks the site from which the state of the tide was signalled to incoming vessels and the...Read more about "Nelson's Signal Station and the Time Gun"...
Tasman District Councillor 1995-1998 Helen Campbell Helen Campbell Tasman District is blessed with a stunning natural environment, including three national parks - Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes. However, having...Read more about "Helen Campbell"...
From Grain and Cows... to Vegetables and Wine Over the years land use on the Waimea Plains has changed to meet changing markets and lifestyles. In the early...Read more about "Waimea Plains"...