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The deer park in Todds Valley 1910-1916
When settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 there were few animals or game birds readily available as a source of food. Some animals and plants were introduced in...Read more about "The deer park in Todds Valley 1910-1916"...
Branford Park and the Richardson holdings
Branford Park lies alongside the northern banks of the cherished Maitai/Mahitahi/Maitahi River close to the city of Nelson. The park has a history of conflicting rights and needs which created...Read more about "Branford Park and the Richardson holdings"...
Jack Rawson at Gallipoli
Nelson resident, Dick Rawson, tells the story of his father’s role, as a doctor, in World War I. This is part three of Jack Rawson’s story. Part one...Read more about "Jack Rawson at Gallipoli"...
Sydney Grey Davis
Sydney Grey Davis, 1896-1917, is one of the eight Stoke men known to have died in World War One. He is commemorated on the Stoke Memorial Gates[http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/stoke-memorial-gates]. Davis Sydney...Read more about "Sydney Grey Davis"...
Charles Yates Fell and his Memorial
Charles Yates Fell was born in Nelson in 1844. He was the son of Alfred Fell, merchant and early settler, brother of the English politician Arthur Fell[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Fell] and grandson of...Read more about "Charles Yates Fell and his Memorial"...
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