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John Henry Gay
John Henry Gay was born on the 4th September 1844 at Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand and died 29th December 1911 in Nelson. John is buried in the Wakapuaka...Read more about "John Henry Gay"...
Sarah and John Danforth Greenwood
Sarah Greenwood (1809-1889) John Danforth Greenwood had been a successful physician in Mitcham, Surrey, England, but was forced to retire due to ill health in about 1838. The family...Read more about "Sarah and John Danforth Greenwood"...
Development of tertiary education
The first European settlers brought a desire to better themselves and their children through education and vocational training. This vision became reality through various institutions in Nelson and Marlborough,...Read more about "Development of tertiary education"...
Baton Valley Gold
*Good as Gold: The Baton* The remote Baton, at the base of Mount Arthur[mount-arthur/] (Tu ao Wharepapa), once had two hotels, a shop, Post Office and a racecourse. It is thought the...Read more about "Baton Valley Gold"...
Mātauranga - Māori and education
Pre-European Māori learned by oral methods which developed strong memory skills and powerful oratory. Early European visitors and settlers admired Māori intelligence. Dieffenbach (1839) wrote: Greenwood, Sarah: The Motueka...Read more about "Mātauranga - Māori and education"...
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