Music and musicians in Nelson
Nelson has a long association with excellence in music education, performance and participation. The Nelson Centre for Musical Arts (NCMA) is a unique private educational institution which boasts one of...Read more about "Music and musicians in Nelson"...
Dr. Francis Arnot Blackadder Bett (1873-1957)
Dr. F. A. Bett was born at Tapanui, Otago in 1873 and studied medicine at the Otago Medical School. He first came to Nelson on being appointed as...Read more about "Dr. Francis Arnot Blackadder Bett (1873-1957)"...
Charles Harrington Broad 1872-1959
Charles Harrington Broad, was the third of the ten children of Judge Lowther Broad and Isabella Mary (Bunny).1 He was born on 5 Oct 1872 in Nelson and...Read more about "Charles Harrington Broad 1872-1959"...
Te Tau Ihu and World War II
The war years in Te Tau Ihu followed a decade of economic Depression. Regional development halted, austerity, shortages and later rationing were the order of the day. *The progress...Read more about "Te Tau Ihu and World War II"...
The Hill Family of Nelson - history and connections
Mary Ann Draisey didn’t just decide to make the journey to other side of the world on a whim. Like many other young women, she took the chance...Read more about "The Hill Family of Nelson - history and connections"...
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