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Georgina Penny, signatory
Georgina Penny (nee Blaymires), was born in 1868, the second daughter of Robert, a Picton settler, and Kate (nee Murray) Blaymires. Her grandparents were assisted immigrants who arrived in...Read more about "Georgina Penny, signatory"...
In 2014 Nelson Youth Council[sitetree_link,id=545] conducted a series of interviews for Heritage Week 2015. They spoke with people involved in areas of health and medicine. This is one of...Read more about "Brian Neill"...
Supporting our Boys During World War 1, the good folk of Nelson came up with many ideas related to something they did well - growing things - to raise...Read more about "Apple Day "...
St John Ambulance Nelson 1932 -1945
The exact date when the Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem first came into being is unknown although it was about 1070, when a hospice...Read more about "St John Ambulance Nelson 1932 -1945"...
The 1884 plague of rats
[admin/pages/]Early settlers in the Nelson Province faced many challenges. One of these was the rat problem – which exploded to plague proportions in 1884. PolynesianRatNZ Illustration of Polynesian Rat, Rattus...Read more about "The 1884 plague of rats"...
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