Nelson and Women’s Suffrage
The Women’s Suffrage Petition of 1893, which was a major contributor to the success of the Electoral Act in that same year, giving women the right to vote,...Read more about "Nelson and Women’s Suffrage "...
Skateboarding in Nelson
Skate Boarding comes to New Zealand When Surfers made boards with wheels so they could ‘sidewalk surf’ in the USA in the 1950s, a new sport called skate boarding was...Read more about "Skateboarding in Nelson"...
Samuels Rose Garden
The garden at Broadgreen House, Stoke There’s a story behind every name. This one could be called ‘Pie cart helps deliver roses’, but in a roundabout way. Stephen James...Read more about "Samuels Rose Garden"...
The Nelson piecart
About 1926 or 1927 our father S.J. [Jim] Samuels finished his sixth form year at Ashburton High School. He went to work at Clark's nurseries in Ashburton. He...Read more about "The Nelson piecart"...
Women Decision-Makers of Tasman 1944-2018
In 1893 when women gained the right to vote in central and local government elections there were several local authorities in the Tasman area. Gradually these have been amalgamated, culminating...Read more about "Women Decision-Makers of Tasman 1944-2018"...
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