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William Moore. Nelson First Public School Teacher
Life was pleasant for the local school master of Tannadice in the quiet countryside around Forfarshire, Scotland in 1840. William Moore and his wife Isobel lived in a...Read more about "Nelson First Public School Teacher"...
Croquet in Nelson
Croquet was introduced to the Nelson area by the German immigrants[sitetree_link,id=65] who arrived on the Saint Pauli[http://www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz/early-settlers/voyageDetails.aspx?voyageid=42] and settled in the Moutere district. Croquet became the accepted pastime of colonists...Read more about "Croquet in Nelson"...
It is believed that Wakefield (originally known as Pitfure)1 was named after the Yorkshire birthplace of an early settler, William Hough; however it is also widely accepted that the...Read more about "Early Wakefield"...
Port Museum at Founders Park
Download MP3 [9 MB] The Port Museum at Founders Heritage Park gives an excellent overview of Nelson's maritime history, displaying models of a selection of the range of...Read more about "Port Museum at Founders Park"...
Art and Architecture of Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Trafalgar Street in Nelson lost many of its historic, and iconic, buildings in the 1980’s. This was a time when there was a drive to modernise cities, and...Read more about "Art and Architecture of Trafalgar Street, Nelson"...