Kōrero: Marlborough places

Roadside Stories: Havelock's science achievers

Two of New Zealand’s greatest scientists spent childhood years in Havelock and attended the same primary school, more than 30 years apart. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Ernest Rutherford was the first to split the atom, and rocket scientist William Pickering oversaw many NASA missions to the moon.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Havelock's scientists. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Archival audio sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives. Sound files may not be reused without permission from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives (Reference number sa-tx-3223-pm).

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough places - Pelorus valley', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35328/roadside-stories-havelocks-science-achievers (accessed 20 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 18 Jun 2015