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  1. Building Nelson wharves
    Bob Howard recalls the building of some of Port Nelson wharves in the 1960's. read more
  2. Born to go to sea
    The Williams family, who have lived and worked in the Nelson region since 1890 and successive generations have had a long association with the sea. read more
  3. John Ribet of Hope Junction
    John Ribet was one of the fathers of settlement in the Upper Buller, providing a much needed resting place on the arduous journey along the Buller bet... read more
  4. Memories of the Mamaku
    Ben Gibbs remembers his days on the Anchor ship the Mamaku in the 1950's. read more
  5. St John Ambulance Nelson 1932 -1945
    St John Ambulance Service was established in Nelson in 1932 read more
  6. Nelson Roller Sports Club
    The Nelson Roller Sports Club is one of the longest running clubs in the country and is fortunate to have owned this permanent facility at the Tahunan... read more
  7. Ralph Watson and the Everetts of Nelson
    At home and away during World War I. A tale of two families. read more
  8. Light Nelson
    Light Nelson, which started in 2013, is a dramatic lighting event which celebrates the winter darkness in Queen's Gardens. read more
  9. Jack Rawson - transporting the wounded
    This story continues the story of Dick Rawson’s father in World War I. read more
  10. Charles Kidson, engineer
    Charles Idrys Kidson was a well known Nelson engineer, and responsible for the Maitai Dam project. read more