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Marlborough Blog & Commentary

Things to do in Blenheim

Posted: 26-2-2017 0:00

To dispel the misconception that there's not much to do in Blenheim besides wine, we've compiled a list of great activities that have little to do with wine.

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Classic Teamwork

Posted: 6-4-2015 0:00

Classic Fighters 2015 was a fantastic team effort by people from Marlborough and beyond, showcasing aviation history.

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Marlborough 101

Posted: 4-3-2015 0:00

How well do you know Marlborough? Coming soon, a list of 101 things to do in the region. What would be on your list? How much a Marlburian are you?

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Moetapu Magic

Posted: 2-3-2015 0:00

Moetapu Bay has one of the nicest beaches within reasonable driving distance in the Marlborough Sounds - if you can find it.

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Brilliant Every Day?

Posted: 26-1-2015 0:00

Thoughts on New Year resolutions, regional branding and telling the Marlborough Story.

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Marvellous Marlborough

Posted: 4-11-2014 0:00

Marlborough Anniversary weekend 2014 provided an opportunity to enjoy and reflect on what is special about the region.

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A Right Royal Visit

Posted: 8-4-2014 0:00

A royal visit to Blenheim is a chance to reflect on what we value as New Zealanders.

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Gigatown

Posted: 2-4-2014 0:00

Chorus gigatown competition gives Blenheim and Marlborough a chance to consider regional development.

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Best and Worst

Posted: 30-3-2014 0:00

Marlborough has many great people and places to get to know, but locals need to respect the environment.

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Good Health

Posted: 22-2-2014 0:00

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Summer Beerfest

Posted: 5-2-2012 0:00

Review of the Summer Beerfest 2012 at Drylands Restaurant, Blenheim by a non beer drinker.

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Made in NZ

Posted: 29-7-2011 0:00

In an era of almost daily news reports of NZ businesses moving to China, a Marlborough local and his Chinese wife are going against the grain and increasing their support for locally made products.

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Corruption Conspiracies

Posted: 11-7-2011 0:00

The Sheard Report on alleged corruption in the Marlborough District Council is out, with hardly unexpected conclusions.

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Amazing Marlborough

Posted: 9-2-2011 0:00

Marlborough has a well deserved reputation as a great destination, but tourist guides can gloss over many of the hidden gems in the region.

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Trees

Posted: 16-11-2010 0:00

Blenheim is associated with the hot, dry barrenness of the Wither Hills and Wairau Plain, but given the example of other towns it could easily have a green makeover.

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