After pressure from local women and governors, Nelson College for Girls opened its gates on Friday, February 2, 1883. At the time there were only two other state...Read more about "Kate Edger "...
The Fairfield graveyard, along with the popular Fairfield house was for a long time thought to be haunted (as are most graveyards). Nelson Cemeteries Nelson Cemeteries. Nelson City...Read more about "Fairfield Graveyard"...
Graves of Fairfield Park
Fairfield Park, one of Nelson’s first cemeteries, was created in 1851 and over 78 people were buried here before it closed in 1910. It had various names, including...Read more about "Graves of Fairfield Park"...
Carl Vendelbosch has built 11 pottery kilns in various homes and locations, and has been involved with Nelson's studio pottery scene since the 1960s. Vendelbosch studio Mapua 2013....Read more about "Carl Vendelbosch"...
Stories from Schools
Your Stories from Schools The following stories, which are themed in the Your Story section of the site, have been contributed by regional school students. These stories have been lightly edited, with...Read more about "Stories from Schools"...
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