The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]
Mr. Robert Mcartney
Mr. Robert Mcartney was Mayor of Blenheim in the year 1900. He was born in Nelson, but at an early age went to Blenheim, where he was engaged at various occupations. Mr. McArtney was a member of the Blenhem Borough Council for fourteen years, was for seven years a member of the Wairau River Board and chairman for three years, was captain of the Fire Brigade for four years, and a member of the Wairau Licensing Committee. He is now (1905) farming at Dillon's Point.