Local History Online Resources

Discover more about the history of our region online.

Kete Tasman

Archives and photographs of the people, places, culture and heritage of Nelson and Tasman. You can add your own material, too.

Tasman District Street and Place Names

An A-Z index to the street and place names of the Tasman District.

The Prow

Discover the history and culture of the Top of the South Island - Tasman, Nelson and Marlborough.

Recommended Websites

The following websites are also great sources of local history information.

Nelson Photo News

Browse local engagement, wedding and event photos from 1960 to 1972. Photo News was a monthly magazine published by Logan Publishing between 1960 and 1974. Issues published from 1960 to December 1972 are reproduced on this site.

Nelson Historical Society Journal 

Search the archives of the Nelson Historical Society Journal, including Journal of the Nelson and Marlborough Societies and Journal of the Nelson Historical Society. Published between 1955 and 2009.

Related Links



www.tasman.govt.nz newzealand.govt.nz