Italians in Nelson
Wakapuaka Cemetery in Nelson holds a number of graves of members of the early Italian community in Nelson[la-bella-vita/]. Discovering the life stories of some of those people, provides us...Read more about "Italians in Nelson - a memorial trail"...
The Tyree brothers, Fred (1867-1924) and William (1855-1924) were the sons of William Tyree, a shoemaker From Surrey, England, who emigrated to Otago, New Zealand in 1871. William (senior)...Read more about "Tyree Brothers"...
The School Journal in Renwick
Every child educated in New Zealand will have more than a passing acquaintance with our national treasure: school journals. A creative incubator for the likes of Rita Angus[http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/exhibitions/ritaangus/], Margaret Mahy[http://www.bookcouncil.org.nz/writers/mahym.html] and James...Read more about "The School Journal in Renwick"...
Auckland Point School
*Auckland Point School Through the Decades 1927 - 2011* Auckland Point School was once one of the largest schools in Nelson, opening in 1927 with a roll call...Read more about "Auckland Point School"...
*Scottish town on the Wairau Plain * Scotsman, Dr Thomas Renwick, was the ship's surgeon on the Thomas Harrison, which arrived in Nelson in 1842. He bought Dumgree in the Awatere in 1848,...Read more about "Early Renwick"...
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