Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Wednesday 22nd November 2017-Monday 30th April 2018
Joseph Taylor and James Walker apply for a coal mining lease over 100 acres at Puponga. Taylor was a mining engineer and stipendiary lay reader and Walker was the ex-manager of the Ferntown Coal mine....
Enter our replica coal mine entrance, and learn what it was like to be a coal miner in the early 1900s in Golden Bay.