Story: Marlborough region

SS Blenheim on the Ōpawa River (2nd of 4)

SS Blenheim on the Ōpawa River

The Blenheim, seen here some time before 1920, was one of a number of vessels that traded between the Wairau and Wellington. Agricultural produce was the principal freight from the Wairau, with manufactured goods predominant on the return voyage.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Transport and communications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 October 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016