Waimea River Stopbank
Stopping a wipe out Before the building of the stopbank by the Nelson Catchment Board between 1957-63, floods were a major problem at the mouth of the Waimea River....Read more about "Waimea River Stopbank"...
Croquet in Nelson
Croquet was introduced to the Nelson area by the German immigrants[sitetree_link,id=65] who arrived on the Saint Pauli[http://www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz/early-settlers/voyageDetails.aspx?voyageid=42] and settled in the Moutere district. Croquet became the accepted pastime of colonists...Read more about "Croquet in Nelson"...
Skiing at Mt. Robert
Skiing is not just a sport, it's a lifestyle. Ever since 1944 Mount Robert was filled with skiers enjoying the great outdoors. They were members of the Nelson...Read more about "Skiing at Mt. Robert"...
Frederick Nelson Jones
Frederick Nelson Jones could not stand to remain idle, whether photographing life in Nelson, restoring music boxes or creating Pixietowns, he was always finding something to do. It is easy...Read more about "Frederick Nelson Jones"...
How Brightwater got its name
"Bright water for me" According to some sources, Brightwater was named after the bright, clear waters of the Wairoa River. In part this may be true, but it seems...Read more about "How Brightwater got its name"...
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