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Blenheim and Picton Borough Councils- the early years
Following the separation of Marlborough from Nelson in 1859, the region found itself with no funds, no local taxes and frequent flooding washing away infrastructure. It was to...Read more about "Blenheim and Picton Borough Councils - the early years"...
Sir Stanley Whitehead
Sir Stanley Austin Whitehead (1907-1976), Knight Bachelor of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and Speaker of the NZ House of Representatives from 1972-1976, is best known...Read more about "Sir Stanley Whitehead"...
McDoald, T W (Colonel) :Felix Tanner ca 1904 McDonald, T. W. (Colonel) :Felix Tanner ca 1904. Alexander Turnbull LibraryClick image to enlarge There is no doubt that Felix Tanner...Read more about "Felix Tanner "...
Caring for the Marlborough community In 1865, Marlborough’s first hospital was opened in Picton, the provincial capital of the district. Within ten years it was noted that half of...Read more about "Wairau Hospital"...
Ngāti Tūmatakōkiri a numerous and fierce tribe, dominated the north-western quadrant of the South Island for at least 200 years. Their ancestors arrived in Aotearoa from Hawaiki on the Kurahaupo waka,...Read more about "Ngāti Tūmatakōkiri "...
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