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The Mayoral Shop
The premises at 83-86 Bridge Street in Nelson were the birthplace of the mayoral ambitions of three families. The first owner Moss Davis (1847-1933), an early Nelson Jewish merchant,...Read more about "The Mayoral Shop"...
Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures
The first Polynesian settlers in Aotearoa were greeted by a noisy soundscape and a plethora of new materials for making musical instruments. Centuries later, the botanist Joseph Banks[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/1966/banks-sir-joseph] described the...Read more about " Taonga Pūoro or Singing Treasures"...
From Cairo to Ngatimoti
Or Around the World in 100 Years: the WW1 postcard that lost its way Front of Hector Guy’s postcard. A. McFadgen Front of Hector Guy’s postcard. A. McFadgen Poignant...Read more about "From Cairo to Ngatimoti"...
Supporting our Boys During World War 1, the good folk of Nelson came up with many ideas related to something they did well - growing things - to raise...Read more about "Apple Day "...
Nelson Refinery and Tobacco
The Nelson Refinery, currently the ArtSpace[#ArtSpace], was once the home of the Nelson Tobacco Company. New Zealand Tobacco Company In 1910 Gerhard Husheer[http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4h38/husheer-johann-gerhard] emigrated to New Zealand to attempt to establish...Read more about "Nelson Refinery and Tobacco"...
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