Marlborough People

01/08/2010

Marlborough has had its share of famous people, from sports people to quite literally, rocket scientists. Many other people, while not having achieved international fame, have still played an important role in local society.

 

Greathead, Aston

18/08/2003

One of New Zealand's most productive full time artists.

Noel Mangin

4/02/2015

Noel Mangin was an operatic bass who began his musical career as a boy soprano. Born in Wellington, he spent his later childhood in Blenheim.

Pickering, Sir William

18/03/2004

A key figure in a number of significant NASA projects, Sir William Pickering spent his early years in Marlborough.

Redwood, Henry

16/10/2014

Henry Redwood was a pioneer in horse racing in New Zealand.

Renwick, Thomas

17/08/2003

Founder of the town that bears his name, Renwick was prominent in the European development of Marlborough

Rosina Buckman

4/02/2015

Rosina Buckman was an operatic and concert soprano born in Blenheim in 1881 who met with considerable national and international success.

Seymour, Arthur Penrose

18/08/2003

One of Marlborough's early polititians, Seymour served at both the provincial and national level.

Shand, Thomas Phillip

18/08/2003

Representative for Marlborough and one of the area's foremost polititians.

Sinclair, James

13/02/2007

One of Marlborough's earliest businessmen, active in the drive for provincial independence.

Wynen, James

11/07/2014

James Wynen was one of Marlborough's first European Settlers, and founder of the Beaver Hotel.