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Tracing Nelson's Tideway
Tracing Nelson's tideway takes you on a sometimes surprising journey. Use the audio guide and map to retrace Nelson's original shoreline. Download MP3 See...Read more about "Tracing Nelson's Tideway"...
The pioneers of the Hope Valley are commemorated by a memorial at Glenhope. The small rock cairn was originally erected by the Owen Women’s Institute in 1935, close to...Read more about "Glenhope Pioneers"...
It is believed that Wakefield (originally known as Pitfure)1 was named after the Yorkshire birthplace of an early settler, William Hough; however it is also widely accepted that the...Read more about "Early Wakefield"...
William Brownlee (1828-1917) and Edward Baigent (1813-1892) were two of Marlborough/Nelson's most successful sawmillers. Generations of both families continued to work in the timber and forestry industries until the...Read more about "Timber Pioneers - Brownlee and Baigent"...
Bank of New South Wales
Founders Heritage Park contains a replica (pictured here) of the first Bank of New South Wales that was built in Nelson, which opened on February 1st 1862. Nelson was...Read more about "Bank of New South Wales"...
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