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Spring Grove School
Spring Grove School and the TeeTotal Goats In 1845, when Brightwater was still part of Spring Grove, there were a growing number of pākehā families settling on Section 34,...Read more about "Spring Grove School"...
Thomas Maddock and Lucy Knight of Marlborough
*Just an old Marlborough man and his daughter* When the first waves of settlers landed on the beaches of Nelson many were shocked at what they saw. The...Read more about "Thomas Maddock and Lucy Knight of Marlborough"...
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"...
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"...
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