Wiremu Kīngi Te Koihua
Te Koihua, who was the chief of Pakawau, Mohua (Golden Bay), spanned the decades between authentic Māori lifestyle and the new society resulting from colonisation and European settlement. He...Read more about "Wiremu Kīngi Te Koihua"...
St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery
St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery, Ngawhatu, Stoke Nelson St Marys Boys Orphanage was blessed and opened on 18 August 18861 by Bishop Francis Redwood. The New Zealand Government paid...Read more about "St Marys Boys Orphanage Cemetery"...
The Freeth Winery
George Freeth was born to early Nelson settlers who moved to Marlborough when he was a boy. At first he was a bushman in Koromiko, but in 1880...Read more about "The Freeth Winery"...
Nelson's orphanages and children's homes
The Nelson region has supported homes for children since the 19th Century. Details and research resources about these institutions have been provided at the end of this story. Each institution has...Read more about "Nelson's orphanages and children's homes"...
Whekenui School, Tory Channel One of New Zealand's most remote schools, Whekenui School operated only from 1951 to 1962. Local children had previously been enrolled in the Correspondence School, with an untrained...Read more about "Whekenui School"...
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