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Latest Covid-19 information from Marlborough District Council and Nelson Marlborough DHB

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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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Goulter River

Goulter River

The Goulter River is one of the tributaries of the Wairau River, draining Lake Chalice in Mount Richmond Forest Park.

Tōtaranui / Queen Charlotte Sound

Tōtaranui / Queen Charlotte Sound

Tōtaranui / Queen Charlotte Sound is a drowned valley that forms the western most sound in the Marlborough Sounds.

Wairau Plan and Cloudy Bay

Answers to some common questions about Marlborough

How well do you know Marlborough? Check out these key questions and answers about the region.

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Marlborough Blog

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

Blenheim Railway Station

Architecture

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

Geography

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

People

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

Wither Hills Farm Park

Recreation

Marlborough offers a wide range of recreational activities.

Performers at Omaka Marae

Culture

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

Blenkinsopp's Canon

History

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

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