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Nelson Street Names
When the first settlers arrived in Nelson in 1841 under the Wakefield Company settlement plan, the first committee they set up was the street naming committee. Unfortunately it proved...Read more about "Nelson Street Names"...
*Life of a pastoral station * Prior to European settlement, there was an abundance of seafood, eels and ducks in the area which was to become the South Island's...Read more about "Flaxbourne"...
Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Te Tauihu
The signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in the top of the South Island The Treaty of Waitangi was signed on nine separate sheets by more than 500 Māori. Two...Read more about "Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Te Tauihu"...
Picton Cemetery is one of the oldest burial grounds in the province of Marlborough, dating back to the very early European settlement in Picton. Many notable figures of...Read more about "Picton Cemetery"...
The Parihaka Prophets in Nelson
In the 1860's and 1870's Taranaki Māori were troubled by Government determination to enforce European settlement of traditional lands. Promised reserves did not eventuate and, by 1866, dispossessed Māori...Read more about "The Parihaka Prophets in Nelson "...
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