Waimeha Heritage Brightwater is part of the Waimeha Plains, and is along the traditional trading route for Māori between Whakatū (Nelson) and Te Tai Poutini (The West Coast). A...Read more about "Brightwater Tuna"...
1918 Influenza pandemic in Nelson
The 1918 influenza pandemic has been called "the world's biggest disaster of the twentieth century"1, and its lessons continue to be significant. The outbreak killed more people than World...Read more about "1918 Influenza pandemic in Nelson"...
The Wairau Valley Cemeteries
*Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd* In the town of Wairau Valley in Marlborough, there are two main cemeteries which have been used over the past 160 years. One...Read more about "The Wairau Valley Cemeteries "...
Ngaire Galloway, nee Lane, who lived in Nelson from the 1950's, was New Zealand's oldest living Olympian, until she passed away in July 2021. She was an "inspirational swimmer"...Read more about "Ngaire Lane"...
Griffin's Factory in Nelson
For just under 120 years, the Griffin's Factory was a landmark in Nelson and a big part of the city's economy. Griffin Sons City Flour Mill Biscuit Factory....Read more about "Griffin's Factory in Nelson"...
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