Salisbury Footbridge 1887-2010
Bridges come and bridges go, especially in Bainham, where the Aorere River in a raging flood can leave a trail of destruction. The upright wooden straining posts of...Read more about "Salisbury Footbridge 1887-2010"...
The Rawsons and the outbreak of World War One
WW1 – The outbreak, 1914, including at sea with Capt von Muller and SMS Emden In 2011 I wrote1 of the terror and dilemma faced by Taranaki citizens at...Read more about "The Rawsons and the outbreak of World War One"...
Te Tauihu and World War One
The Prow remembers World War One, August 1914 to November 1918 Stories which speak of Nelson connections with the war have been added to the Prow over the years....Read more about "Te Tauihu and World War One"...
A Woman of the Wairau
When young Stella Maxted arrived in the Wairau Valley from Blenheim, she did not know that she was to become part of a valley dynasty and farm there...Read more about "A Woman of the Wairau"...
This story will cover an area on the south side of the Wairau River from the Waihopai Valley to the Wash and across the river to Northbank. Wairau...Read more about "Wairau Valley"...
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