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John and Mary France
Picton, or Waitohi (Pa) to the Te Ātiawa who occupied the site, was a rugged, hidden community in its early days. The area was virtually unexplored by Pākehā,...Read more about "John and Mary France"...
The story behind the name When Edward Bisley subdivided the Tāhunanui hillside in the 1920s, Nelson’s Leonard Day built many of the new homes. Among his houses were those...Read more about "Day's Track"...
The Star and Garter Hotel and the Richmond Volunteer Fire Brigade
Richmond's Star and Garter Hotel, established in 1845/46 is one of the oldest hotels in New Zealand still operating on its original site and still using (largely) it's...Read more about "The Star and Garter Hotel and the Richmond Volunteer Fire Brigade"...
Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse
In 1873 the view across Queen Street was very different from what you see today. A large flour mill stood where the Richmond Mall is now. In front...Read more about "Croucher's Flour Mill and Bakehouse"...
Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM
Golden Bay County Councillor 1974-1980 Tillie Charlton Tillie Charlton, 1977. Nelson Provincial Museum, Geoffrey C Wood Collection: GCW3 3910_fr12 German-born Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton spent much of her life in service to...Read more about "Mathilde (Tillie) Charlton ONZM"...
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