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Overview

Marlborough is a region in the north east of the South Island, New Zealand, recognised for its wine, aquaculture, and scenic attraction of the Marlborough Sounds.

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.

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.

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.

Commentary

Occasional commentary on events and issues affecting Marlborough

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