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Jack Rawson at Gallipoli
Nelson resident, Dick Rawson, tells the story of his father’s role, as a doctor, in World War I. This is part three of Jack Rawson’s story. Part one...Read more about "Jack Rawson at Gallipoli"...
Harold Bernard Jellyman
Harold Bernard Jellyman, 1894 – 1917, was one of the eight Stoke men known to have died in World War I. He is commemorated on the Stoke Memorial...Read more about "Harold Bernard Jellyman"...
Settlement in Stoke
Stoke was once a swampy area with numerous small streams. When Māori arrived in this area, it was a wetland with numerous streams draining water from the hills...Read more about "Settlement in Stoke"...
The Hill Family of Nelson - history and connections
Mary Ann Draisey didn’t just decide to make the journey to other side of the world on a whim. Like many other young women, she took the chance...Read more about "The Hill Family of Nelson - history and connections"...
Captain Edward Fearon
The King of Motueka Times were turbulent when one of Motueka’s earliest Pakeha pioneers arrived to take up his newly-bought block of land. Edward Fearon had barely pitched his...Read more about "Captain Edward Fearon"...