The naming of Nelson
European settlers[nelsons-early-settlement/] arrived in what was to become Nelson in 1842, a couple of years after one of the world's most famous landmarks, Nelson's Column, had been erected in London's...Read more about "The naming of Nelson "...
Murchison and the Buller or Kawatiri
The story of Murchison is inextricably entwined with that of the Kawatiri or Buller River and its tributaries. The mighty awa or river begins its 177 km journey...Read more about "Murchison and the Buller or Kawatiri"...
The Mahitahi/Maitai Valley to the east of Nelson city is a popular recreational area, with numerous picnic and swimming spots. These include Black Hole, Dennes Hole, Sunday Hole, Sharlands...Read more about "Mahitahi or Maitai Valley, Nelson"...
The voyage of the SS Lyttelton
London to Wellington in 462 days The Nelson waterfront is now the domain of the chardonnay set, but from the deck of the recreational fishing berth you'll see an...Read more about "The voyage of the SS Lyttelton"...
Karaitianatanga - Māori and Christianity
Māori had a complex system of faith and worship, not unlike Greek, Roman and Jewish traditions. Io, the Creator, was ‘... a primary core, heart, essence, who existed...Read more about "Karaitianatanga - Māori and Christianity"...
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