Nelson History by Karen Stade  

Award Recognition for Pasta, Prayer & Promise!

Karen is a historical researcher and writer who specializes in producing regional, social, community and school history books. A keen genealogist, she also researches and writes family histories and museum exhibitions and can conduct oral history recordings. With more than 30 years of journalistic experience working in print and broadcast media, Karen now concentrates on her love of history and is the author of numerous books.


  • QSM for Historical Research

    1 September at 07:14 from atlas


  • Award Recognition for Pasta, Prayer & Promise

    10 March at 12:25 from atlas

    Exciting news - nearly two years after its launch my writing partner Karen Price and I have been recognised for our history of Nelson's ...

  • Daring to Be Different - The Nayland College Way

    19 March at 15:35 from atlas

    I love school reunions and the 50th jubilee of my old secondary school, Nelson's Nayland College, is being held this Easter weekend. ...

  • New York Library Walk Celebrates Books, Writers & Literature

    25 January at 18:00 from atlas

    Just back from a wonderful holiday in New York City and wanted to share a brass plaque that is part of the Library of New York's Library ...

  • Christchurch Launch of Pasta, Prayer & Promise

    16 August at 15:35 from atlas

    The interest in Pasta, Prayer & Promise continues.  Karen Price and I have just returned from the Christchurch launch of the ...


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Phone 03 546 6288
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