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The correct name for this island, in front of Waikawa Bay[https://www.google.co.nz/maps/@-41.2369933,174.0558372,15z], is Motu Ngarara (Lizard Island), although for some years it was known as ‘Goat Island’ when Thomas Allport...Read more about "Allports Island"...
Marlborough's first newspaper
Timothy Millington and George Coward, two Englishmen who came to Marlborough via Australia and Nelson, started the Marlborough Province’[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marlborough_Province]s first newspaper in Blenheim, or the Beaver[sitetree_link,id=154], on 6 January 1860. This...Read more about "Marlborough's first newspaper"...
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"...
Picton Cement Works
There was a time when Picton[sitetree_link,id=195] was a busy industrial town, with the fishing industry, sardine cannery, freezing works, railway workshops, whaling station within reach, wharves serving overseas shipping,...Read more about "Picton Cement Works"...
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"...
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