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Marlborough Region

Marlborough District is the north eastern most region of the South Island, New Zealand, recognised for its wine, aquaculture, and scenic attraction of the Marlborough Sounds.

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Marlborough Mayor, Nadine Taylor meets school climate protesters

School Strike 4 Climate, 2024

Friday, 5th of April 2024 saw a group of school students gather in Blenheim as part of the School Strike 4 Climate demonstrations around New Zealand.

Twister (Bellapiscis medius)

Twister (Bellapiscis medius)

Twister (Bellapiscis medius) is a small fish endemic to New Zealand found in rock pools in intertidal zone.

Pakahā / Fluttering Shearwater (Puffinus gavia)

Pakahā / Fluttering Shearwater (Puffinus gavia)

Fluttering Shearwater are a small to medium migratory seabird native to New Zealand, also spending time in Australia and the Solomon Islands.


Marlborough Mayor, Nadine Taylor meets school climate protesters

Marlborough Blog

Blog and commentary on topics including politics, travel, economy, relating to Marlborough, New Zealand

Blenheim Railway Station


Although sparsely populated, Marlborough has a variety of interesting architecture including churches, bridges, wineries and historic homesteads.

Blenheim Airport

Business & Economy

The Marlborough economy has a primary industry focus, although land use has changed over the years, with viticulture currently drawing international attention to the region.

Marlborough Sounds


Marlborough is a diverse region geographically with a variety of natural and man-made features that distinguish the region both nationally and internationally.

Bush Robin

Natural History

Marlborough is home to a variety of rare and endangered plant and animal species, as well as a lot of more common ones that are also of interest.

Dr. Renwick


Biographies of Marlborough residents who have had an influence on local, national and international affairs.

Wither Hills Farm Park


Marlborough offers a wide range of recreational activities.

Performers at Omaka Marae


Although only having a small population Marlborough has developed a strong cultural identity around cuisine, visual arts, crafts, and performing arts.

Blenkinsopp's Canon


Marlborough has a rich history dating back to some of the first human arrivals in New Zealand to early European exploration and colonisation and much later the rise of the wine industry