Terms of Use

Last Modified: 10-1-2023 11:49

By accessing Marlborough Online, you agree to be bound by the terms of use.

Acceptable Use

You may access free of charge any public content provided on Marlborough Online, for your own personal use, provided that you do not perform any of the prohibited activites listed below.

You may quote up to 10% of the textual content available via a unique URL on Marlborough Online for non-commercial purposes including review and academic research, provided that you include references in your work to Marlborough Online. If your work is to be published online, you must provide a link to Marlborough Online. 


You may link to any page on Marlborough Online, with the exception of feedback forms, subject to the following requirements.

You may not attempt to obscure the identity of Marlborough Online as an independant web site through the use of frames, substitution of graphics or any other activity likely to be misleading as to the nature of the site.

You may not link to Marlborough Online using links that include profanity or would otherwise create a false or misleading image of the nature of the site.

If possible, it is preferred that you link to articles using the official title of the article concerned.

Prohibited Activities

You may not redistribute or republish any material contained on the Marlborough Online site in any form, without prior written permission from the site owner.

You must not access Marlborough Online with bots or other automated information collection software, with the exception of search engines as mentioned below.

You may not use or link to photos on Marlborough Online on your own websites or other publications.

You may not attempt to alter content on the site, attempt to use any email services for distributing unsolicited commercial email, attempt to gain unauthorised access to any restricted content or attempt to flood the site with unnecessary traffic.

Search Engines 

The sole permitted exception to the republishing rule is for internet search engines. Internet search engines are granted a limited, non-exclusive license to publish page titles and short extracts of text that describe the content of a page in search results, but only to the extent that is necessary to direct traffic to the Marlborough Online web site.

Artificial Intelligence

Use of content on Marlborough Online for training artificial intelligence (AI) without written consent is expressly prohibited unless the purpose of the artificial intelligence (AI) is to direct human traffic to Marborough Online (For example search engines). Unauthorised scraping of content to train artificial intelligence (AI) is considered consent to be invoiced for $100,000 NZD and any associated collection costs should payment not be made.



Material on Marlborough Online is copyright of the respective authors. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, all rights are reserved, and content may not be copied without obtaining written authorisation.

Licensing Marlborough Online Photos and Text

If you would like to use any images or written content, please contact Marlborough Online.

Accuracy of content

While every effort is made to ensure accurate information, Marlborough Online does not make any warranties regarding accuracy of content, or availability of material. Your use of the site is at your own risk. If you find any information that appears to be incorrect, please use this website's contact form to report it.

Marlborough Online is published under the jurisdiction of the laws of New Zealand.


Should you breach any of the terms and conditions of this website, you agree to pay any costs or damages awarded by a court of law. You also agree that should any representation before a court of law shall be held in New Zealand.


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Terms of Use. (2023) Retrieved May, 29, 2024, from