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  1. Founders Book Fair
    2013 marks 25 years since the beginning of the iconic Founders Book Fair. read more
  2. Appleby School
    Appleby School is very much a focal point of the Appleby community read more
  3. Vinings of Nelson and the motor industry
    Four generations of Vinings have played key roles within the growth of the Nelson motor industry. read more
  4. Athletics at Trafalgar Park
    Athletics has had a glorious history at Trafalgar Park, from its early club days in 1895, to 2009, when the sport moved to new facilities at Saxton Fi... read more
  5. Nelson's Queens Gardens
    Nelson's Queen's Gardens have been a prominent feature in Nelson City since their opening in 1891. read more
  6. Fairfield House
    Fairfield House, built by Arthur Atkinson in 1883, was rescued from demolition by a dedicated group of Nelson people read more
  7. Nelson Suter Art Society
    The Nelson Suter Art Society, established in 1889, has greatly contributed to the development of arts in the Nelson region read more
  8. New Zealand's first rugby club
    On 30 May 1868 a notable event occurred in the small town of Nelson - the formation of what was to become the Nelson Rugby Football Club read more
  9. Rev. T.D. Nicholson
    The Rev. Thomas Dickson Nicholson was the first Presbyterian Minister of Nelson and Marlborough read more
  10. Ernest Rutherford's early life
    Ernest Rutherford, born in Spring Grove near Nelson, went on to become one of the world's greatest physicists read more