Over a Century of Hops
*The Lines Family flow with the Winds of Change* The Lines family have lived on land at Wai-iti for 170 years. Thomas and his second wife Anne arrived...Read more about "Over a Century of Hops"...
Buxton and Company Nelson Merchants
E. Buxton & Co Merchants was an importing and exporting business, selling everything from apple trees to firearms, women's hosiery to sausage skins. The business, first opened in 1855,...Read more about "Buxton and Company Nelson Merchants"...
State housing in Nelson
State housing in New Zealand, 1905-16 In 1905 The Workers' Dwellings Act was passed to allow central government construction of houses for workers on Crown land, appropriated under...Read more about "State housing in Nelson"...
*Daffodil Day - supporting 'our boys'* Spending Christmas 1915 in the trenches of World War I was made cheerier for Nelson soldiers after Provincial spring fundraising efforts, and the...Read more about "Daffodil Day"...
James Marsden and his Isel Farm
At the age of 34 years, James Marsden inherited Isel estate[nelson-isel-house/], a 930-acre property laid out by his father, Thomas Marsden, who died in a carriage accident in 1876. ...Read more about "James Marsden and his Isel Farm"...
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