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December 2017

Natural Forces

December 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
The Diversion Gallery, 5A Ground Floor, 10 London Quay
Picton, Marlborouhg 7250 New Zealand
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Exhibition of paintings, prints and sculpture by prominent and emerging artists. Including leading collectible painters Nigel Brown, Fatu Feu'u, and James Robinson, stunning expressive river paintings by Wayne Seyb, mirror works by Mary McFarlane, works by the late artist Don Driver known for his 'found' materials, prints by Robyn Webster and striking woodcuts on canvas by young emerging artist Josh Bashford. The gallery is open on request outside the advertised hours.

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Marlborough Flyer Steam Train

December 31, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$12.50 – $60

Join us to experience a heritage steam journey from a bygone era between Picton and Blenheim. This is a Super Sunday Special, which are special days for Marlburians and the general public to enjoy the Marlborough Flyer experience with friends and family at a special discounted rate. Please refer to our website for the schedule of departure time options from Picton Railway Station and Blenheim Railway Station. Return journey options are available! For more information, please go to www.marlboroughflyer.co.nz/train-trips/super-sunday-specials

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March 2018

Massive Marlborough Clean Up: Taylor River

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Henry Street Reserve, 1 Henry Street
Blenheim, New Zealand
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A Massive Marlborough Clean Up event to celebrate Seaweek! All rubbish in our waterways will eventually end up in our sea. Join the Marlborough Freshwater Anglers Club in cleaning up the Taylor River. Everyone to meet at the Henry St Reserve carpark at 10am. Please wear solid footwear and bring gardening gloves, sunscreen, water and snacks.

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Marlborough Museum Film Viewings

March 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 2, 2018

Marlborough Museum, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, New Zealand
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$5

Marlborough Museum will be open all of the Easter weekend displaying four popular films in the onsite theatre! Bring family and visitors to watch our film screenings. Only $5 per pass to see all the films. 10:30am-11:40am: Marlborough Whaling Trilogy - Three short films telling remarkable tales of Cook Strait whaling and the restoration of the historic Perano Whaling Station. 12 noon-1pm: The Final Flight - Forty years of New Zealand’s SAFE AIR—the people, the planes, and the unique relationship…

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April 2018

Talk on Dr George Cleghorn with Stephen Vallance

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, New Zealand
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$20

Please join us for drinks, nibbles and an evening with Stephen Vallance sharing his research and insights into one of Marlborough’s most important historical personalities, the amazing and much loved Dr Cleghorn! NZ Surgical Pioneer: Dr George Cleghorn An evening talk by Stephen Vallance Well known Marlburian and nationally known researcher on the life and work of Dr George Cleghorn $20 7pm, Wednesday 4 April 2018 RSVP by 1st April info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nzMarlborough Museum, 26 Arthur Baker Place George Cleghorn was a…

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Meet Marion – Book Signing

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sounds Reflection Ltd, 4 Boyces Road, RD3 Rapaura
Blenheim, Marlborough 7240 New Zealand
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Free

Meet Marion Day, reputed author from the Pelorus Sounds. Well known stories such as Cuzzie & Bro the tale of 2 little piglets are loved by children of all ages. Marion is launching two new children's books and will be available at the Sea Chest Gift Shop to sign copies of these and they will be available for sale. 12 Noon to 4.30pm on 12th April.

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Meet Marion – Book Signing

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sounds Reflection Ltd, 4 Boyces Road, RD3 Rapaura
Blenheim, Marlborough 7240 New Zealand
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Free

Meet Marion Day, reputed author from the Pelorus Sounds. Well known stories such as Cuzzie & Bro the tale of 2 little piglets are loved by children of all ages. Marion is launching two new children's books and will be available at the Sea Chest Gift Shop to sign copies of these and they will be available for sale. 12 Noon to 4.30pm on 12th April.

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Earth Day Party

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marlborough A&P Showgrounds, Cnr Maxwell and Alabama Roads
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Celebrating all that is sustainable, healthy and carbon zero in Marlborough.  Exhibits, demonstrations and talks that cover living, travelling, working, acting and thinking green. This free entry event brings together Marlborough families, businesses, community leaders, conservation groups and experts in climate and sustainability to showcase and learn about the benefits of renewable energy, low carbon transport/technologies, sustainable food production, plant-based diet and conserving Marlborough’s ecosystems and wildlife for future generations. Electric Cars, E-Bikes, E-Motorbikes and Electric Boats Battery/Electric Tools and…

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May 2018

Renwick Winter Film Festival

May 10 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Renwick Anglican Church, 54 High Street
Renwick, 7204
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$10

A series of Documentary Films telling stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. - Week one - 10th May: Mining Women; Past Forward: Vintage Marlborough - Week two - 17th May: Batter Up!; A Place of Refuge - Week three - 24th May: Northeast Corner; Opo and Pelorus Jack: The Kaikoura UFOs - Week four - 31 May: Lions of Blenheim; A Test of Faith Thu 10 May 2018, 7:00pm–9:00pm Mining Women; Past Forward: Vintage Marlborough Thu 17 May 2018,…

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St. Andrew’s Concert

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church, 5 Henry Street
Blenheim, New Zealand
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$10

Concert St. Andrews Church 2pm – 4pm. The concert will feature Marsha Stringer and Lissa Cowie both of whom trained at the Royal Academy in London and have played in various orchestras and at various venues in Britain and Europe. Lois Johnston a soprano who trained in Scotland and has performed in various venues overseas an in New Zealand. Anna Maitland a flautist with considerable experience both in New Zealand and overseas. Olivia Sheat(soprano) who has just finished training at…

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June 2018

Omaka Victory Dance

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Clubs Of Marlborough Blenheim, New Zealand + Google Map
$65

The Garrison Society Inc. Presents The Inaugural 1940's Omaka Victory Dance. A fantastic fund-raiser with live 1940's & 1950's dance music by the internationally renown singing trio, The Beatgirls. To help us create the 1940's atmosphere, period civilian dress or military uniform is encouraged. Dance the night away or be a wall flower and just soak up the 1940's nostalgia - you don't have to be a dancer to enjoy the music!  Cash bar with free finger food and free…

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Stories of The Wairau Affray: 17 June 1843

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, New Zealand
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Gold coin donation

Join us at Marlborough Museum with invited panel members as they discuss how the story of events at the Wairau Affray during 1843 have been told and interpreted over time.

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