Pickering/Rutherford Memorial, Havelock

Building or Location associated with significant engineers


A memorial partly dedicated to William Pickering (1910-2004), a Wellington-born engineer and scientists who attended Havelock School.

As Director of Cal Tech's Jet Propulsion Labs he led the USA's planetary space exploration. 

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IPENZ has an annual lecture series named in honour of Pickering which aims to stimulate interest in engineering matters in the community.


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Havelock, Marlborough Sounds


Access Info
On the Main Road in the centre of the village, available all hours.

Nature of Engineering


Dr W H Pickering, 1957. Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP/1957/3736-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22720043

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Lat: -41.2792 Long: 173.7668