Marlborough is a dynamic region, a province unique in its contrasts. Blessed with a year-round sunny climate we regularly top the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand.
Marlborough is one of New Zealand's most innovative, vibrant and successful regional economies. The region is showing the way in areas such as tourism and aeronautical engineering, wine production and marine farming. The diversity of our business environment reflects the expansive vision of the Marlborough community and the vast potential of the region.
For visitors to Marlborough, the region is an exciting vacation destination that showcases an exhilarating and varied range of attractions and activities. From enjoying a glass of our world-famous Sauvignon Blanc at one the region's numerous wineries to swimming with dolphins in the iconic Marlborough Sounds, the region offers a multitude of recreational delights and regular events such as the Marlborough Wine & Food Festival, Nelmac Garden Marlborough and the Omaka Classic Fighters Air Show draw impressive crowds to the province. If you enjoy kayaking or scenic boat tours, visits to formal gardens or hiking through native bush, Marlborough is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the finer things in life. For the eco-tourist and nature-lover, the area provides numerous opportunities to see some of our wildlife close up.