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Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder
Isaac Jacobsen, a man described as one of Nelson's early unsung heroes, was the subject of a meeting of the Nelson Historical Society in August 2012. Jane Baird of...Read more about "Isaac Jacobsen - colonial Nelson architect and builder"...
The Tetley Affair
Joseph Tetley, a swindler and a gentleman Marlborough was shaken by a scandal in the 1860s, when a Member of Parliament ran off to South America with £40,000 of...Read more about "The Tetley Affair"...
Nellie Scanlan, author
Ellen Margaret Scanlan, 1882-1968, New Zealand's most widely read popular novelist of the 1930s and 1940s. She was born in Picton on 15 January 1882, of Irish Catholic...Read more about "Nellie Scanlan, author"...
*Those were the days, the days of the matinee* During the immediate post war years, Saturday matinees were all the rage with our generation of kids. Whether it...Read more about "Nelson Matinee"...
Nelson Yacht Club
Ever since 1843, when crowds gathered on a wet and windy summer day to watch the first official boat racing in Nelson, port officials have enjoyed a close...Read more about "Nelson Yacht Club"...
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