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Pioneers of the Wairau Valley North Bank
The North Bank of the Wairau Valley in Marlborough was a promising landscape for people wanting to do their best for their families. With plenty of quartz creeks...Read more about "Pioneers of the Wairau Valley North Bank"...
Nelson becomes a City
Nelson became a city in 1859, an event which has been seen as a significant cause for celebration as centenary and 150 year events by the Council and...Read more about "Nelson becomes a City"...
A P.O.W.'s journey
Hamish Neale was born in Grove Street, Nelson, in 1914, the middle child of a family of seven. His father owned Neale and Haddow, Grain and Seed Merchants...Read more about "A P.O.W.'s journey"...
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"...