Bickleen Fong, author
Ng Bickleen Fong (1931-1998) “This country is no longer a place of sojourn, but my home.” bickleen Bickleen Fong. Image supplied by author Bickleen Fong was born in Canton, coming to...Read more about "Bickleen Fong, author"...
Jane Hunter, viticulturist
“Hunter’s support many local community activities because it is important not only to foster relationships but add something back to the community which has given us credibility and support.” hunter Jane...Read more about "Jane Hunter, viticulturist"...
Jane Watson, dressmaker
Jane Watson, a dressmaker, first appears in the Marlborough Express advertising for two apprentices in 1876. At this stage she is based on the corner of Auckland and...Read more about "Jane Watson, dressmaker"...
Elizabeth Lissaman, potter
Elizabeth Hazel Lissaman was born in Blenheim on 11 October 1901, the second of six children of Helen Eva Bligh and her husband, Henri Lissaman, a sheep farmer. She...Read more about "Elizabeth Lissaman, potter"...
Sybil Lupp, racing driver
Sybil (or Sibyl as is shown on the birth registrar) was born in Hawke's Bay in 1916. In the early 1920s, her family moved back to Blenheim, where...Read more about "Sybil Lupp, racing driver"...
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