Changing Years

Since it's beginnings in the mid 1800's Renwicktown has undergone many transformations from frontier outpost to booming rural centre to recession and back to boom times as the centre of the world renowned Marlborough wine industry.

 

In this display we showcase a pictorial history of the town from the early days of photography to the present.

Drovers outside Shaw's Hotel, now Woodbourne Tavern.
Drovers outside Shaw's Hotel, now Woodbourne Tavern.

Pictures of Renwicktown taken from the same place, circa 1900 and 2016