*Bryce Jones - Nelson City Librarian, 1955-86* Bryce Jones (G.M.B. Jones) played a pivotal role in shaping the Nelson Public Libraries[nelson-public-libraries/] as we know them today, overseeing the transition...Read more about "Bryce Jones"...
Protecting Te Paruparu
Public pressure and commonsense saved Te Paruparu/Nelson Haven A large part of Nelson Haven might have been ‘a place of sprawling ribbon development’ on reclaimed land at Wakapuaka, if a...Read more about "Protecting Te Paruparu"...
*Marian Gunn – Nelson Library Manager, 1987-2001 * Born in Manhattan, schooled in rural Pennsylvania and attending university in the mid-west of the United States, Marian Gunn travelled extensively...Read more about "Marian Gunn"...
*Elma Frances Turner, M.B.E, 1904-1991* Elma Turner, known as ‘Tilly’ to close friends and family, moved to Nelson from Palmerston North when she was appointed as a geography teacher...Read more about "Elma Turner"...
Ellen, later known as Nellie, was born in Auckland on the 24th February 1876. She was the daughter of Thomas and Alice Jones. She was 32 when she...Read more about "Nellie Nightingale"...
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