Marlborough
Marlborough
If sipping wine while soaking up stunning vistas sounds like your ideal activity, you won’t go wrong with a trip to the top of the South Island. The Marlborough Sounds offer secluded bays, secret coves and breathtaking peninsulas, while the prolific wine region produces the world’s most-wanted sauvignon blancs.
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Work starts on northern parts of Picton to Kaikōura Whale Trail

Local Democracy

New developments could bring 'huge potential' for Marlborough Airport

Local Democracy

Bay residents to have 'massive party' after new freedom camping rules adopted

It only took 15 minutes for councillors to vote to close all but five council-owned freedom camping sites in Marlborough.

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Tackle NZ's Great Walks, multi-day cycle trails or explore the South Island by sea, road and rail.

Local Democracy

Council closes freedom camping sites after backlash

Two-thirds of Marlborough's freedom camping sites owned by the council could shut.

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Get your ticket, and grab a window seat on these most scenic of train rides.

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The best walk you've never heard of

Deep in the Marlborough Sounds is a walk so off-the-radar, many locals don't even know about it.

13/11/2020
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How to spend 48 hours in Marlborough

The region at the top of the South is more than just the poster child for wine (and cellar doors).

5/11/2020
Marlborough

Exploring our own backyard starts with expo

Not sure what to do in your own backyard this summer? A tourism expo for Marlburians might help, because even the region's tourism boss has places left to explore.

23/10/2020
Food & wine holidays

Three of the best Kiwi gin distilleries to check out

Is it gin'o'clock yet? Here are three distilleries to try out.

17/10/2020
Marlborough

Still 'essential': The town wine country calls wine country

In Renwick, support for the wine industry is support for the tractor shop, the pie shop and most things in between.

14/10/2020
Adventure holidays

NZ's best 'jungle' escapes

Kiwis can't travel overseas to visit any of the world's great jungles, so here are some of the best jungle-like escapes closer to home.

14/9/2020
Marlborough

Room review: A winter escape off the beaten track at Fossickers Hut

A cosy cottage set in Marlborough’s native bush, overlooking a glassy river steeped in goldmining history.

5/9/2020