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MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v fon. in Picton Port - 150 years of change Have you ever wondered how the port of Picton has evolved over the years? Picton Heritage and Whaling Museum is putting together a display showing the major developments of port intrastructure since the 1860s. The display will indlude images from earty European settiement when sailing vessels anchored in the harbour and peopie and cargo were rowed ashore. through to images showing the land rectamation and construction of the existing port infrastructure in the 1960s. Economic and social impact of the port developments over the last 150 years, using newspaper excerpts and images from the archives will also be on show, as will images and ortifacts of some of the notable ferres and other ships that caled into Picton. The display will be open to coincide with the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment project public drop in days, and open from the Thursday 28 April ot the Picton Hertage and Whaling Museum, 9 London Quay. Picton Foreshore. Picton Horbou 180 iReX Picton Library 2 Dublin Street 3pm to 7pm, Thursday 28 April 1Mam to 3pm, Friday 29 April Want to learn more about the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment? If you want to leam more about the Waitohi Poton Femy Precinct Redevelopment, come along to a drop-in session at the Picton Library on Thursday 28 or Friday 29 to tak with the project team and immerse younelf in the current concept design Bring the whole farmily along and experience the interactive digital wak-through of the new ferryprecinct. You can check out the new teminal bulding wharves, waterfront area and Dublin Street Overbridge while the children colour in a plcture of the new ships. n2025 the first of two-brand new, more sustainable Interisiander ferries will arve to our port. You'l also have the opportunity to talk to the people in charge of the project for Waitohi Plcton. Meet senior project managers Harry Singh from KiwRal, Gevin Beattie and Kate Cushing from Port Mariborough and Massimo Soprano whose jobit is to get the To accommodate the new thips, project partners KiwRal NZ and Port Mariborough wil work together with Te Atiswa o te Wakaa Mai Trust, Waka Kotahi and Marborough District Councol, to recroate a fermy terminal precinct that provides a stronger Inter-island connection for the future, and celebrates Marborough asa place to vieit andenjoy. new ferries to our shoren. We wil be joined byropresontatives from Waka Kotahi, Tn Atiawa o te Waka a Mal, and Marborough District Council Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS @MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT COUNCIL He körero no te Kaunihera o Wairau Sounds News v fon. in Picton Port - 150 years of change Have you ever wondered how the port of Picton has evolved over the years? Picton Heritage and Whaling Museum is putting together a display showing the major developments of port intrastructure since the 1860s. The display will indlude images from earty European settiement when sailing vessels anchored in the harbour and peopie and cargo were rowed ashore. through to images showing the land rectamation and construction of the existing port infrastructure in the 1960s. Economic and social impact of the port developments over the last 150 years, using newspaper excerpts and images from the archives will also be on show, as will images and ortifacts of some of the notable ferres and other ships that caled into Picton. The display will be open to coincide with the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment project public drop in days, and open from the Thursday 28 April ot the Picton Hertage and Whaling Museum, 9 London Quay. Picton Foreshore. Picton Horbou 180 iReX Picton Library 2 Dublin Street 3pm to 7pm, Thursday 28 April 1Mam to 3pm, Friday 29 April Want to learn more about the Waitohi Picton Ferry Precinct Redevelopment? If you want to leam more about the Waitohi Poton Femy Precinct Redevelopment, come along to a drop-in session at the Picton Library on Thursday 28 or Friday 29 to tak with the project team and immerse younelf in the current concept design Bring the whole farmily along and experience the interactive digital wak-through of the new ferryprecinct. You can check out the new teminal bulding wharves, waterfront area and Dublin Street Overbridge while the children colour in a plcture of the new ships. n2025 the first of two-brand new, more sustainable Interisiander ferries will arve to our port. You'l also have the opportunity to talk to the people in charge of the project for Waitohi Plcton. Meet senior project managers Harry Singh from KiwRal, Gevin Beattie and Kate Cushing from Port Mariborough and Massimo Soprano whose jobit is to get the To accommodate the new thips, project partners KiwRal NZ and Port Mariborough wil work together with Te Atiswa o te Wakaa Mai Trust, Waka Kotahi and Marborough District Councol, to recroate a fermy terminal precinct that provides a stronger Inter-island connection for the future, and celebrates Marborough asa place to vieit andenjoy. new ferries to our shoren. We wil be joined byropresontatives from Waka Kotahi, Tn Atiawa o te Waka a Mal, and Marborough District Council Council's Harbours team - working to ensure our waterways are safe for everyone to enjoy. Contact the Harbourmaster's Office if you need advice or information about Marlborough's harbours. 03 520 7400 | HARBOURS @MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ www.MARLBOROUGH.GOVT.NZ I 03 520 7400 I 15 SEYMOUR STREET, BLENHEIM, 7201 NEW ZEALAND