Life in Linkwater
John Collins did a bit of everything to make a living on his Cullensville hill country farm: milking cows, shearing sheep, mustering and mussel harvesting. Linkwater JC Cemetary 7376 John...Read more about "Life in Linkwater"...
Mussel harvesting in the Marlborough Sounds
Linkwater farmer John Collins worked up to 23 hours a day when he worked in Marlborough’s mussel industry in the early 1980s. “In those days the industry was...Read more about "Mussel harvesting in the Marlborough Sounds"...
Edward Baigent - Man of many mills
The mill which Edward Baigent built at Ryversdale, at the entrance to Pigeon Valley[http://www.google.co.nz/maps/place/Pigeon+Valley,+Tasman+7025/@-41.3992349,173.0398135,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x6d3ba27cd64e6969:0x936e74b826a0f3b0] in 1855, was not the first he had built in the Wakefield[sitetree_link,id=430] area, nor was it...Read more about "Edward Baigent - Man of many mills"...
Dental care in Nelson
First dentists in Nelson JW Tatton. (Copy Collection, Nelson Provincial Museum, C2643). Source NZETC JW Tatton. (Copy Collection, Nelson Provincial Museum, C2643). Source NZETC. Click image to...Read more about "Dental care in Nelson"...
*Hop Harvest* March 1st is a significant date in the Nelson district because it heralds the start of the hop harvest. The hot, dry summer has ripened the flower...Read more about "Hop Harvest"...
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