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

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Inaugural Marlborough Biodiversity Forum

A diverse bunch of people showed up in Picton on Sunday, 16 June for Marlborough's inaugural Biodiversity Forum.

Clarence River (Waiau Toa )

The Clarence River, the longest river in Marlborough, has its source as the outlet of Lake Tennyson, and reaches the sea in northern Kaikoura District.

Cyclocybe parasitica

Cyclocybe parasitica or Poplar rot is a large mushroom species responsible for heartwood rot in both native and exotic hardwoods, found throughout New Zealand

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Marlborough Blog

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

Architecture

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

People

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

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.

Culture

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

Geography

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

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

Recreation

Marlborough offers a wide range of recreational activities.

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.


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