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The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923
Blenheim[blenheim-or-the-beaver/] was built at the junction of two rivers as a river port, close to sea level.1 Blenheim's early history was one of frequent flooding until extensive river works...Read more about "The Great Blenheim Flood of 1923"...
"In the month of April, 1864, Nelson was aroused from the most depressed commercial state....to the glittering prospects of a well-paying goldfield...situated in the Province of Marlborough," reported Lucas's...Read more about "Wakamarina Gold"...
The Freeth Winery
George Freeth was born to early Nelson settlers who moved to Marlborough when he was a boy. At first he was a bushman in Koromiko, but in 1880...Read more about "The Freeth Winery"...
The Nelson Bank
*Nelson led the way with its own money* A One Pound note of the ‘Nelson Bank' of Morrison and Sclander dated 1 July 1851. The reverse of...Read more about "The Nelson Bank"...
English settler Edmund Buxton, with his wife and family of six daughters, commissioned architect William Beatson and builder Mr Holland to create their home. It was completed about 1855,...Read more about "Broadgreen House"...