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Dr William Edward Redman
Picton and the Sounds have always attracted a good number of 'characters', and one was Dr William Edward Redman, who arrived from London with his wife Charlotte in...Read more about "Dr William Edward Redman"...
THE PICTON VOLUNTEERS 0510
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HMS New Zealand visits Picton
In 1913, Picton was visited by the largest warship that had ever come to New Zealand, the HMS New Zealand. HMS New Zealand visits Picton HMS New Zealand visits...Read more about "HMS New Zealand visits Picton"...
Sardines, pilchards, herring – the famous ‘Picton Bloaters’ were variously called all of these names. From earliest settlement there were huge seasonal shoals of them in Queen Charlotte Sound,...Read more about "Picton Bloaters"...
Marlborough's first newspaper
Timothy Millington and George Coward, two Englishmen who came to Marlborough via Australia and Nelson, started the Marlborough Province’s first newspaper in Blenheim, or the Beaver, on 6 January...Read more about "Marlborough's first newspaper"...
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