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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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Matariki Waitohi/Picton Festival

June 15 - July 22
Blenheim, New Zealand + Google Map
Free

Matariki is a time to gather with family and friends to reflect on the past, celebrate the present, and plan for the future. Join the first Matariki Waitohi/Picton Festival this winter from 15 June – 22 July. This will be 5 special weeks of Matariki celebrations. An event for the whole family - celebrate Matariki at The Picton Foreshore. Local clubs are encouraged to provide food as a their winter fundraiser, children can take part in workshops the week prior…

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KAI

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Picton Yacht Club, 25 Waikawa Road
Picton, Marlborough New Zealand
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$45

The spirit of Matariki will light up the night at KAI with a setting that will foster togetherness across the community. This will be a special evening of festive lighting, great people (you!) and amazing food. A feast of all things Marlborough prepared by some of our best local chefs. KAI - Local Food by Local Chefs Fancy Dress theme - Winter/Matariki. Prizes for best dressed! Tickets will be limited to 78. Reserve your ticket NOW from the following -…

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July 2018

AHO

July 14 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A festival for the whole family and community.  An extravaganza of performances, light, fire,  arts and culture embracing Matairki.  This is sure to wow the whole family with a range of activities and festivities.

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Museum Tour by Torch Light

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - July 19 @ 6:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, New Zealand
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Free

Join us at Marlborough Museum for a tour by torch light with Executive Director, Steve Austin. A night of family fun and exploration awaits; in the dark. Bring your own torch! 18th & 19th of July @ 5pm Please RSVP to Marlborough Museum by the 12th of July to: info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz or (03) 5781712.

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