Kōrero: Nelson places

South Street cottages

South Street cottages

These workers’ cottages in central Nelson were built from the 1860s. Many were restored in the 1970s. When it was planned to demolish some of them to make way for a proposed motel in the late 1970s, a group was established to lobby for their preservation. In 1981 the Nelson City Council protected the street, due to the age of the cottages and the street’s colonial character – it is narrow and the houses are close to the street and to each other.

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Mike Hollman
Photograph by Mike Hollman

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson places - Nelson city', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/28989/south-street-cottages (accessed 15 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 22 Apr 2015