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Blenheim, or "The Beaver"
The Wairau Affray in 1843 badly frightened potential European settlers of the Wairau and it was to be several more years before the Nelson settlers again began to consider...Read more about "Blenheim, or The Beaver"...
Mapua's Changing Tides
Mapua's changing tides On a Sunday afternoon in the summer down at the Mapua Wharf, with teenagers and kids leaping off the wharf and parents enjoying a coffee...Read more about "Mapua's Changing Tides"...
*Life of a pastoral station * Prior to European settlement, there was an abundance of seafood, eels and ducks in the area which was to become the South Island's...Read more about "Flaxbourne"...
A self-made man who used his considerable fortune to make many gifts to his adopted city, Nelson. Thomas Cawthron has left many enduring legacies, including the Church steps...Read more about "Thomas Cawthron 1833-1915"...
Havelock was a goldrush town which, for a short time, nurtured two of New Zealand’s greatest scientists: Sir Ernest Rutherford[sitetree_link,id=246] and Sir William Pickering[http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/reports/yearbooks/year2004/obituaries/william-pickering/]. Havelock SS Manaroa HM1009 The...Read more about "Havelock"...