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Nile Street Walk
Nine Near Nile This walk takes you through a slice of Nelson's history. Take an actual or virtual walk around the streets using the GPS and audio links below. The audio...Read more about "Nile Street Walk"...
Marlborough cultural life
Marlborough has a rich musical and cultural history, with the Marlborough Repertory and Blenheim Operatic Societies having provided regular local entertainment for many decades. But it was not always...Read more about "Marlborough cultural life"...
Running a transport service in the days when unformed roads wormed their ways through virgin bush up steep hillsides and across rivers and mountain creeks tested man and...Read more about "Newman Brothers"...
Stranding of the Hawea
Imagine the drama there would be today if a ship ran aground on Rocks Road. Hawea, 1886, aground in Nelson The Union Company steamer, Hawea aground on the...Read more about "Stranding of the Hawea"...
In a line of five o'clock commuter traffic, listening to drive time radio, it's hard to imagine the days when Rocks Road was a narrow, precarious, wave-swept walkway...Read more about "Rocks Road"...