The Marlborough towns of Seddon and Ward are named after New Zealand premiers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries – and are built on land made available by the Liberal government’s policy of subdividing large estates. ‘King Dick’ Seddon was a popular and charismatic figure, who died in office and was succeeded by businessman Joseph Ward.
Listen to a Roadside Story about Seddon and Ward. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.
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