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  1. Private William Arthur Ham
    Private William Arthur Ham was the first New Zealand serviceman to be killed in World War I, and a resident of Ngatimoti. read more
  2. Picton Fishers Memorial
    A memorial in Picton is now dedicated to fishers who have lost their lives at sea in the Marlborough side of Cook Strait since 1950, reminding us of t... read more
  3. The Morgan family or the Rabbit Island Skeletons
    The skeletons in the sand reveal another layer of the Morgans family history read more
  4. Sunnyside and the Fells
    Warwick House, once known as Sunnyside, was the residence of the Fell family read more
  5. Arthur Griffin and Nelson Hospital
    The first Nelson hospital building and the Nurses Home, Dalton House, were designed by A.R. Griffin read more
  6. Construction of Rocks Road and sea wall
    Rocks Road was an important access route between Nelson, Tahunanui, Richmond and beyond. Its construction proved to be an interesting story. read more
  7. Telephones in Blenheim
    The telephone has changed a lot since its first introduction to the region. Changing peoples lives with it. read more
  8. Aubrey Bryan Huruata Kenny
    Picton man Aubrey Kenny survived, with good humour, the brutalities of a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp. read more
  9. Seasonal Workers in 20th Century Motueka
    Motueka has long been a highly productive agricultural region, with a focus on tobacco, hops and apples. The region has often struggled to meet the de... read more
  10. Murder and suicide at Molesworth
    The murder and suicide of Ivanhoe Augarde at, what is now Molesworth Station, was notorious in its day. read more