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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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A few of Marlborough's places in te reo Māori

To celebrate Te wiki o te reo Māori, a look at some of the Māori place names around Marlborough.

Serious recreation in Marlborough's backyard

There's more to backing your backyard or making it Marlborough, than supporting local business; there's also an incredible environment that needs protection.

Wild about the Withers

The Wither Hills Farm Park combining soil conservation, recreation and agriculture is a model of how New Zealanders can work with, rather than against the natural environment.


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