Education in Marlborough
Marlborough's early schools faced a tough beginning. The first school was established by Nelson settlers but, after separation in 1859, Marlborough's education system suffered from a lack of money....Read more about "Education in Marlborough"...
St Andrews Church and early Wakapuaka
Wakapuaka Settlement View of the Bluffs View of The Bluffs, 1890. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Collection Click image to enlarge. The area now known as Wakapuaka was...Read more about "St Andrews Church and early Wakapuaka"...
Fairfield House and garden
The spirit of a gardener made early marks on the land at the top of Trafalgar Street, on Sections 1089 and 1089a. Settler Neil MacVicar, upon receipt of...Read more about "Fairfield House and garden"...
Stranding of the Lutterworth
Lutterworth on Rocks. Lutterworth on Rocks. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 180994 Click to enlarge The threat of losing our famous Tāhunanui Beach has people scurrying for ways to...Read more about "Stranding of the Lutterworth"...
Nile Street Walk
Nine Near Nile This walk takes you through a slice of Nelson's history. Take an actual or virtual walk around the streets using the GPS and audio links below. The audio...Read more about "Nile Street Walk"...
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