Shipping and trade on the Ōpaoa River
At one time, Picton was described as Marlborough's front door and the Ōpaoa/Opawa River as the tradesmen's entrance, but in the early days of European settlement, river trade was...Read more about "Shipping and trade on the Ōpaoa River"...
How James Wynen ended up in a Nelson hotel where he died in 1866 is a mystery.1 But the story of the ‘decent and respectable native of the...Read more about "James Wynen"...
Port Nelson timeline
Port Nelson has been integral to the development of Nelson, and has a long and fascinating history in its own right. This timeline highlights significant events in its development...Read more about "Port Nelson timeline"...
Tasman Ports timeline
The ports of Tasman Bay / Te Tai-o-Aorere and Golden Bay / Mohua were often the only links to the outside world for these regions in the early...Read more about "Tasman Ports timeline"...
Nelson-born champion runner, Rod Dixon talks a mile a minute - but he knows that. "People used to say you can always rely on John (Walker) to run...Read more about "Rod Dixon"...
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