The Marlborough Rugby Football Union (MRFU) was founded in 1888, 18 years after New Zealand's first rugby game[new-zealand-first-game-of-rugby/] was played in Nelson.1 However, a game of rugby was played...Read more about "Marlborough Rugby - first 100 years"...
Tūmanako Project Murals
The murals which are sited on the Maitai/ Mahitahi River Esplanade, beside Trafalgar Park, were created by local rangatahi under the theme of tūmanako (hope) as part of the Tūmanako...Read more about "Tūmanako Project Murals"...
Nelson gets a street fire alarm system
In July 1937 the fire brigade attended a fire in an outbuilding attached to the residence of Miss A M Jennings, Weka Street. The alarm was given by...Read more about "Nelson gets a street fire alarm system"...
Temporary art is an important way of enlivening our streetscapes and has been used to good effect to express viewpoints of Nelson as a place to be, and...Read more about "Nelson's murals"...
*The man and his mission* The Reverend Samuel Ironside was a pioneering figure in the introduction of Christianity to early New Zealanders. His influence was sought throughout New Zealand...Read more about "Samuel Ironside"...
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