Spring Creek, New Zealand
Spring Creek is a locality in Marlborough, New Zealand. State Highway 1 runs past the settlement to the west, and the Wairau River flows past to the east. Picton is 22 km to the north, and Blenheim is 6 km to the south.
The first European settlers were George Dodson, William Soper, and Dr Vickerman, in 1850.
There was a major flood in 1926, when the Wairau River burst its embankments.
Spring Creek School is a coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) school with a decile rating of 4 and a roll of 56. A school was first founded in Spring Creek in 1861 or 1863 The present school was founded in 1873.
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- Quickstats about Spring Creek-Riverlands
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- Hale, Allen M (1954). Marlboroughtown Spring Creek School: A History and Compilation of School Records. Marlboroughtown Spring Creek School Jubilee Committee.
Published ... on the occasion of the 81st anniversary of the School, April 17th, 18th, and 19th, 1954