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Spring Creek is a locality in Marlboroughmarker, New Zealandmarker. State Highway 1 runs past the settlement to the west, and the Wairau Rivermarker flows past to the east. Pictonmarker is 22 km to the north, and Blenheimmarker is 6 km to the south.

The population of Spring Creek and Riverlandsmarker was 1,617 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 156 from 2001.

Spring Creek has a railway classification yard on the Main North Line.

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.

Education

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.

Notes

  1. A. D. McIntosh, p 367
  2. A. D. McIntosh, pp 340, 343



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