Bank of New South Wales
Founders Heritage Park contains a replica (pictured here) of the first Bank of New South Wales that was built in Nelson, which opened on February 1st 1862. Nelson was...Read more about "Bank of New South Wales"...
English settler Edmund Buxton, with his wife and family of six daughters, commissioned architect William Beatson and builder Mr Holland to create their home. It was completed about 1855,...Read more about "Broadgreen House"...
The Nelson Cottage Hospital
Early Nelson had no shortage of medical men, but providing medical buildings was much more difficult. The first hospital was a lean-to added to the side of the...Read more about "The Nelson Cottage Hospital"...
John and Kurapa Davis
We are inclined to think of New Zealand residents of the nineteenth century as being of either Māori or European background, but during the latter half of the...Read more about "John and Kurapa Davis"...
It is thought Māori used the Tasman region as a rich food and flax resource from as early as 1350 AD.1 A lack of archaeological evidence suggests there...Read more about "Early Richmond"...
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