A P.O.W.'s journey
Hamish Neale was born in Grove Street, Nelson, in 1914, the middle child of a family of seven. His father owned Neale and Haddow, Grain and Seed Merchants...Read more about "A P.O.W.'s journey"...
John Waring Saxton
Diarist and settler John Saxton, his wife Priscilla, five children and other family members (including his brother the Rev. Charles Saxton) arrived in Nelson Haven on the Clifford on 11...Read more about "John Waring Saxton 1807-1866"...
Marlborough's wine story
The expansion of Marlborough's wine industry over the past three decades has changed the face of the province, but even the earliest European settlers saw the potential of...Read more about "Marlborough's wine story"...
John Sylvanus Cotterell
Surveyor, settler, explorer If John Cotterell had not been killed, in the Wairau Affray, at the tender age of 23, it is likely he would have become a person...Read more about "John Sylvanus Cotterell 1819-1843"...
Dorothy Matthews ONZM
Nelson City Councillor 1980 - 1986 I served two terms (1980-1986) on the Nelson City Council, preceded by my husband Bill serving as Councillor and Chairman of Parks and...Read more about "Dorothy Matthews ONZM"...
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