From Grain and Cows... to Vegetables and Wine Over the years land use on the Waimea Plains has changed to meet changing markets and lifestyles. In the early...Read more about "Waimea Plains"...
Shelbourne Street Gaol
Unwanted, Unneeded, Unremembered: The Life of the Nelson Gaol 1850-1898 The Nelson Gaol built in Shelbourne Street, in 1850, is little known or remembered as part of modern day...Read more about "Shelbourne Street Gaol"...
Top of the South timeline
A timeline for the Top of the South - based on our stories pre-1840[#pre1840]1840-1900[#1840]1900-[#1900] c950 A local story[myths-and-legends-of-te-tau-ihu/] tells of Kereopa escaping Kupe[kupe-and-the-boulder-bank/] by causing the Boulder Bank to grow...Read more about "Top of the South timeline"...
D'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey
On a windless day, the view of Tasman Bay from the ridge leading to French Pass seems enchanting but harmless. The battalions of rocks fringing the southern tip...Read more about "Dumont d'Urville's Tasman Bay Odyssey"...
"In the month of April, 1864, Nelson was aroused from the most depressed commercial state....to the glittering prospects of a well-paying goldfield...situated in the Province of Marlborough," reported Lucas's...Read more about "Wakamarina Gold"...
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