Story: Marlborough places

Grovetown lagoon

Grovetown lagoon

The Grovetown lagoon, a byway of the lower Wairau River between Grovetown and Wairau Pā, has been much modified since the mid-19th century. A restoration project got under way on the lagoon in 2002. A Māori cemetery can be seen on the land enclosed by the lagoon.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Lower Wairau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 September 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015