Posts Tagged ‘Blenheim’

Historic Marlborough convent to be luxury accommodation Comments 0

Friday, April 1st, 2016

A historic convent outside Blenheim has been bought by the Marlborough Tour Company to provide luxury accommodation for the jet-set crowd. The old St Mary’s convent was built in 1901 for the Sisters of Mercy in Blenheim. It was later moved to its present location in Rapaura, 10 minutes outside Blenheim, where it has been used as Read more

Pupil numbers decline at Blenheim’s only Catholic school Comments 0

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Dwindling numbers at Blenheim’s only Catholic school is the result of parents having more high-quality schools to choose from, its principal says. Numbers at St Mary’s School have dropped by more than half in the past 11 years, from nearly 400 to 175 pupils. Continue reading Related Posts:Closures possible as Catholic school rolls dropMcAuley High School wins Read more