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Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson
Jewish traders were recorded in New Zealand as early as 1829, and these were probably sealers and whalers[marlborough-sounds-whaling/]. There were a number of Jewish shareholders in the New Zealand Company[new-zealand-company/]...Read more about "Early Jewish Settlement in Nelson"...
Wreck of the Fifeshire
The Fifeshire was one of the first New Zealand Company immigrant ships to arrive in the Nelson region; on its maiden voyage from London it carried 159 immigrants...Read more about "Wreck of the Fifeshire 1842"...
Charles Yates Fell and his Memorial
Charles Yates Fell was born in Nelson in 1844. He was the son of Alfred Fell, merchant and early settler, brother of the English politician Arthur Fell[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Fell] and grandson of...Read more about "Charles Yates Fell and his Memorial"...
Jack Rawson - transporting the wounded
This story continues the story of Dick Rawson’s father in World War I. Part I[sitetree_link,id=562] told of Nelson resident, Dick Rawson's father at the outbreak of World War I. Dr....Read more about "Jack Rawson - transporting the wounded"...
Nelson Yacht Club
Ever since 1843, when crowds gathered on a wet and windy summer day to watch the first official boat racing in Nelson, port officials have enjoyed a close...Read more about "Nelson Yacht Club"...