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Captain Edward Fearon
The King of Motueka Times were turbulent when one of Motueka’s earliest Pakeha pioneers arrived to take up his newly-bought block of land. Edward Fearon had barely pitched his...Read more about "Captain Edward Fearon"...
Kahikatea Bay, in Tōtaranui/ Queen Charlotte Sound in the Marlborough Sounds, is named for the giant trees which once grew there, down to the shoreline. Te Ātiawa o Te Wakaa-Māui...Read more about "Curious Cove"...
Sunnyside and the Fells
The house called Sunnyside, located in Nelson's "dress circle", and completed in 1854, was built for Alfred Fell, a prominent, mid-19th century Nelson citizen. The house forms the basis...Read more about "Sunnyside and the Fells"...
Marlborough women at war
New Zealand nurses served in both World Wars, providing devoted care to the war sick and wounded and displaying great courage. In 1914, Sister Ethel Lewis accompanied 400 patients...Read more about "Marlborough women at war"...
Motueka and early settlement
Around 1839-1840, the Ngāti Rārua and Te Ātiawa people living in the Motueka region heard that a European settlement was likely to be established there and realised this offered ...Read more about "Motueka and early settlement"...