The first run of the Nelson Photo News is a rare and unique photographic record of life in Nelson in the early 1960s and 1970s - a time of rapid social and cultural change. The serial captures personal and community events through photographs and lively commentary.
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2012 brings the 370th anniversary of Tasman's 1642 exploration and first meeting with Maori. It's a good time to reflect on what discovery has meant to us, and how our history continues to unfold.
The Abel Tasman 370 website contains information on events, places, images and links associated with this anniversary.
Historic Isel House is set in 4ha of woodland gardens. Layers of time are on display - from a collection of original 19th century fine furniture and paintings, to stories of the Marsden family and the village of stoke, to contemporary tales of the house's restoration process.
One of Nelson's oldest residential buildings, Broadgreen House is located at 276 Nayland Road Stoke.
Christ Church Cathedral, Nelson, is the principal church of the Diocese of Nelson.
Enjoy the charms of days gone by. At Founders Heritage Park experience life as it was in Nelson in the 1880s to 1930s.
The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu is the public art gallery for the Nelson region.
Historic theatre in Rutherford Street, Nelson.
The Nelson School of Music was founded in 1894 and it is the oldest independent music. school in New Zealand.
Melrose Historic House & Gardens, one of the last surviving "grand" homes of Nelson! Circa 1876, Melrose demonstrates the grandeur which characterises houses of that era.
Fairfield House is one of Nelson's most prestigious historic homes.
A world class collection of classic cars can be viewed alongside incredible wearable works of art from all around the globe.
The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary is a community-based initiative working to create a pest-free wildlife sanctuary close to the Nelson city centre in New Zealand.
This site features New Zealand museums and their collections. It is also a directory of museum locations, opening hours, and 'what's on'Te Papa
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Museums Aotearoa ~ Te Tari o Nga Whare Taonga o te Motu is New Zealand's independent peak professional organisation for museums and those who work in, or have an interest in, museums. Members include museums, public art galleries, historical societies, science centres, people who work within these institutions, and individuals connected or associated with arts, culture and heritage in New Zealand.
Ancestor's Attic - NZ Society of Genealogists Inc / Nelson Branch
Trafalgar Hall, 67 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
Hours: Mon 1pm - 4pm, Thurs 10am - 4pm, Sun 2pm - 4pm
The Anglican Centre Office
48 Halifax Street, Nelson. Phone: 03 548 3124
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm
Catholic Archives - St Mary's Parish
Diana Clark, Archivist, PO Box 37 Nelson. Phone: 03 548 9527
Golden Bay Museum Archive and Reference Library
69 Commercial Street, Takaka. Phone: 03 525 6268
Hours: Mon - Thurs 10am - 3pm by appointment. Closed public holidays
Motueka District Museum Research Room
140 High Street, Motueka. Phone: 03 528 7660
Hours: Tuesdays, Dec to March 10am - 4pm, April to Nov 10am - 3pm
60 Fairfax Street, Murchison. Phone: 03 5239392
Hours: Daily 10am-4pm
Nelson Family History Centre - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Nayland Road, Stoke. Phone: 03 547 9504
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs 9.30am - 2.30pm, Tues 7pm - 9pm
Sat 9.30am - 2.30pm
Nelson Public Libraries Elma Turner Library
27 Halifax Street, Nelson. Phone: 03 546 0414
Hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 10am - 1 pm, Sun 1 pm - 4pm
Richmond Public Library / Waimea South Collection
280 Queen Street, Richmond. Phone: 03 543 8500
Hours: Mon - Fri 9.30am - 6pm, Thurs to 7pm, Sat 9.30am-1 pm
The Prow: nga korero o te tau ihu is the beginning of a journey, which will preserve the history and heritage of our region - Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman - and make it more widely accessible.
Bloodline is a guide to genealogical resources in the Nelson area.
You can search the Nelson City Council Early Settlers' Database to find information about your ancestors who arrived by sea in the years 1841 to 1850 to settle in the Nelson Region.
The Community Archive, New Zealand's hub for archival collections. Here you will find treasures of our past and present.
Kete Tasman is an online archive of personal stories, images, audio, documents and web links.
Site displays information referring to the library's services, collections, and online catalogues. Located in Wellington, New Zealand.
Matapihi is a window onto the online collections of a number of New Zealand cultural organisations.
Your free guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand. Find out what's on in the Nelson Tasman region, including shows, festivals, sporting events, theatre, exhibitions and so much more.
Comprehensive guide to events in NZ - concerts, gigs, festivals, conferences, expos, theatre & sports, on Eventfinder.co.nz
Discover Nelson NZ! Find information on activities, accommodation and restaurants in Nelson, New Zealand. Plan your visit to Nelson Tasman today.
An extensive directory of listings for tourists and others seeking leisure type enjoyment. Information has been assembled on a territory-by-territory basis and broken down further by categories/activities.