Story: Nelson region

Nelson College centennial

Founded in 1856, Nelson College is the oldest state secondary school in New Zealand. Watch footage of its 1956 centennial. Its most famous pupil was Ernest Rutherford.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 48. National Film Unit, 1956

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/28967/nelson-college-centennial (accessed 23 January 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015