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Stories about the people who have played a significant, or interesting, role in the history and life of the top of the South Island of New Zealand. See related stories...Read more about "People"...
Dr William Edward Redman
Picton and the Sounds have always attracted a good number of 'characters', and one was Dr William Edward Redman, who arrived from London with his wife Charlotte in...Read more about "Dr William Edward Redman"...
Nellie Scanlan, author
Ellen Margaret Scanlan, 1882-1968, New Zealand's most widely read popular novelist of the 1930s and 1940s. She was born in Picton on 15 January 1882, of Irish Catholic...Read more about "Nellie Scanlan, author"...
Sydney Grey Davis
Sydney Grey Davis, 1896-1917, is one of the eight Stoke men known to have died in World War One. He is commemorated on the Stoke Memorial Gates[http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/stoke-memorial-gates]. Davis Sydney...Read more about "Sydney Grey Davis"...
Theodore Rigg and World War One
Theodore Rigg (KBE, 1888-1972) was highly regarded as Director of the Cawthron Institute in Nelson from 1934-1956. During World War One, as a Quaker, he devoted himself to philanthropic...Read more about "Theodore Rigg and World War One"...
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