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German Settlement in Nelson
Nelson's earliest German settlers faced disappointment and hardship and were driven away from the Moutere Valley by poor soil and constant floods. The close-knit, industrious communities re-established themselves on...Read more about "German settlement in Nelson"...
Chief surveyor, explorer, acting NZ Company resident agent Frederick Tuckett (1807-1876) The Nelson Provincial Museum, OP 295095 Frederick Tuckett (1807-1876) The Nelson Provincial Museum, OP 295095 Click to enlargeFrederick...Read more about "Frederick Tuckett 1807-1876"...
Colonial furniture makers in Nelson
Furniture for a colonial life The colonial settlement of Nelson was among the first in New Zealand to establish a furniture making industry and examples of colonial furniture from...Read more about "Colonial furniture makers in Nelson"...
Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM
Golden Bay County Councillor 1974-1980 Tillie Charlton Tillie Charlton, 1977. Nelson Provincial Museum, Geoffrey C Wood Collection: GCW3 3910_fr12 German-born Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton spent much of her life in service to...Read more about "Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM"...
Battle of the Somme
Nelson and the Battle of the Somme The Battle of the Somme, fought in northern France, was one of the bloodiest of World War One. For five months,...Read more about "Nelson troops at the Battle of the Somme"...