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Sunnyside and the Fells
The house called Sunnyside, located in Nelson's "dress circle", and completed in 1854, was built for Alfred Fell, a prominent, mid-19th century Nelson citizen. The house forms the basis...Read more about "Sunnyside and the Fells"...
Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district
Growing Sarau from the German Roots up The 12,000 mile voyage of the St. Pauli from Hamburg, Germany to Nelson, New Zealand, in 1843 resulted in the eventual establishment...Read more about "Sarau and the German Settlers of the Moutere district"...
Māori heritage The earliest human footprints across the Mahitahi floodplain, upon which Nelson City now sits, belong to the tangata whenua and manawhenua tribes of Whakatū. What is now Alton Street...Read more about "Alton Street"...
The Murder of James Flood
The port town of Picton was once a quiet, working town with little to generate too much excitement beside New Year's day and the comings and goings of...Read more about "The Murder of James Flood"...
Settlement in Stoke
Stoke was once a swampy area with numerous small streams. When Māori arrived in this area, it was a wetland with numerous streams draining water from the hills...Read more about "Settlement in Stoke"...