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Nestled away behind tall standing trees protecting it from noise and debris lies the Kaituna Cemetery in Marlborough, just north of the North Bank Road turn off. A quaint...Read more about "Kaituna Cemetery"...
How James Wynen ended up in a Nelson hotel where he died in 1866 is a mystery.1 But the story of the ‘decent and respectable native of the...Read more about "James Wynen"...
Sir Thomas Picton and naming of Picton
Sir Thomas Picton Lawrence, Thomas Sir: Portrait of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Picton Click image to enlarge Picton was originally called Waitohi, or Waitohi Pā. It was named by the...Read more about "Sir Thomas Picton (1758-1815) and the naming of Picton"...
Seddon Earthquakes of 2013
Marlborough is no stranger to earthquakes, sitting as it does on its own fault system[http://www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Learning/Science-Topics/Earthquakes/Major-Faults-in-New-Zealand], lying at the boundary of the Alpine Fault and the Kermadec Trench. seddon earthquakes geonet...Read more about "Seddon Earthquakes of 2013"...
Blenheim's Seymour Square was, officially, named after Henry Seymour who, with his son-in-law Alfred Fell, owned the land on which The Beaver[blenheim-or-the-beaver/] (Blenheim) was built. It is also said...Read more about "Seymour Square"...
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