Stories of people and places in Nelson and Marlborough.  This is a link to a steadily expanding site set up by the Nelson/Tasman libraries.  The stories have been written by local people who have enjoyed some connection  with the people they are writing about.(Click on “stories” to access this site.)

George Batt with some favourite companions

If there is someone who has played a significant role in the history of your family, you might like to record their past endeavours for the interest of everyone.

Bullock teams were often on public display in the early days – a tribute to the important part they played as beasts of burden.



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