John Wallis Barnicoat
Surveyor and Speaker of the Nelson Provincial Council Born in Falmouth, Barnicoat was articled as a civil engineer before immigrating to New Zealand as a cabin passenger on the...Read more about "John Wallis Barnicoat 1814-1905"...
Renwick House was originally called Newstead, and was the home of Sir David Monro from 1864. Monro was an active member of the Nelson Institute as well as...Read more about "Renwick House"...
Just how did a German geologist come to survey the Nelson region's mineral resources, gift a major mineral and fossil collection to the Nelson Institute and lay the...Read more about "Ferdinand Hochstetter (1829-1884)"...
We are familiar with considering at a national level whether our creative literature reflects a New Zealand ‘‘voice’’ or story, but less so at regional or local levels. Devanny...Read more about "Jean Devanny"...
The Southern Cross at Woodbourne
*The Southern Cross Arrives to a Tumultuous Welcome in September 1928* Alongside the aeroplane Southern Cross Alongside the aeroplane Southern Cross [Woodbourne], 1928 Alexander Turnbull Library, 1/2-022623-F [Permission of...Read more about "The Southern Cross at Woodbourne"...
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