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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.


A variety of locally made Marlborough arts, crafts and other merchandise available for purchase.

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There's nothing like a good road trip

Seven Best Scenic Marlborough Road Trips

A list of seven of Marlborough’s best scenic road trips, taking in everything from coastal panoramas to rugged alpine views.

Huruhuruwhenua (Asplenium oblongifolium)

Huruhuruwhenua (Asplenium oblongifolium)

Huruhuruwhenua (Asplenium oblongifolium) also known as shining spleenwort is a fern endemic to New Zealand, found primarily in coastal and lowland habitats.

A Taste Sensation

Taste Marlborough was a great antidote to months of restrictions as a result of Covid-19, bringing people onto the streets for wine and food, all for a good cause.


There's nothing like a good road trip

Marlborough Blog

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


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

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

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.


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


Marlborough offers a wide range of recreational activities.


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


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