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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"...
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"...
St Andrews Church and early Wakapuaka
Wakapuaka Settlement View of the Bluffs View of The Bluffs, 1890. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Collection Click image to enlarge. The area now known as Wakapuaka was...Read more about "St Andrews Church and early Wakapuaka"...
Streets and Quays of Port Nelson
What's in a Name? Have you ever wondered about the naming of streets and quays around the port? Some names honour chairmen of the Nelson Harbour Board and...Read more about "Streets and Quays of Port Nelson"...
Endeavour Inlet and the Antimony Mine
Endeavour Inlet was so named by Captain James Cook after his ship Endeavour, which anchored in Queen Charlotte Sound in 1770. At the time this, and other bays...Read more about "Endeavour Inlet and the Antimony Mine"...
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