From the scenic Sounds to the rugged splendour of Kaikoura, Marlborough is one of New Zealand's most exciting and diverse regions. Use the web directory to find links to some of the region's recreational activities, accommodation providers, wineries and breweries, arts and entertainment, and places to dine. The directory also lists links to many of the businesses that comprise Marlborough's flourishing business community. If you would like to add a listing to Discover Marlborough: The Marlborough Web Directory, please click HERE.
Lifestyle Choice
Discover the attraction of Blenheim's idyllic location with a walk through the Wither Hills Farm Park, which offers some excellent views over Blenheim, the Wairau Plains and across Cloudy Bay toward Cook Strait.
Maori Culture
The region's Maori have a rich history and culture. Enjoy the warmth of Maori hospitality and retrace the footsteps of their ancestors and explain how traditional values fit into contemporary lifestyles.
Seen from Above
Experience the thrill of floatplane flying and enjoy the wonder and beauty the Marlborough Sounds region has to offer. Take a sightseeing flight over the Sounds or fly direct to your accommodation.
It's a Fact...
SATELLITE SPIES
The Government Communications Security Bureau operates a satellite spy base in the Waihopai Valley, near Renwick. The base is part of the ECHELON spy network, run by the UKUSA alliance of intelligence agencies. Shielded by two giant, white domes, its satellite dishes intercept a huge volume of international phone calls, telexes, faxes, e-mail and computer data communications. It gathers this data and forwards it the UKUSA alliance.
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