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Endeavour Inlet and the Antimony Mine
Endeavour Inlet was so named by Captain James Cook after his ship Endeavour, which anchored in Queen Charlotte Sound in 1770. At the time this, and other bays...Read more about "Endeavour Inlet and the Antimony Mine"...
The naming of Nelson
The settlers arrived in what was to become Nelson, in 1842, a couple of years after one of the world's most famous landmarks, Nelson's Column, had gone up...Read more about "The naming of Nelson "...
With New Zealand troops away in Africa fighting in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) the citizens of Nelson gave a particularly enthusiastic welcome to a contingent from the Indian...Read more about "RIMS Dalhousie"...
A Women Ahead of Her Time Constance Barnicoat Grande (1872 – 1922) was a remarkable woman for her time, and one who crammed a range of activities into her...Read more about "Constance Barnicoat"...
Regular users of the Nelson Railway line (closed since the 1950's) included Nelson secondary school students from Stoke, Richmond and the countryside. They were called “school bugs”, named for their on-board...Read more about "School Bugs"...
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