Warm, dry weather, world-famous scenery and fantastic wine - what more could you want?! Located within the top of the South Island, the Marlborough regions main centres include the towns of Blenheim and Picton. Blenheim, the hub of Marlborough, is known for its highly renowned restaurants, thriving arts scene and stunning gardens. Many of the restaurants offer local Marlborough wines for diners to indulge in. If wining and dining isn’t your thing, then Blenheim offers many activities and beautiful walks that are sure to keep boredom away! The town of Picton is known for its secluded beaches, walking tracks and tourism opportunities. With the interislander ferry departing from Picton, you can be in Wellington in a matter of hours. The Marlborough region is perfect for those who love to seek adventure, with the stunning Marlborough Sounds providing many hiking and kayaking opportunities. The friendly Marlborough region is perfect for students looking to settle in New Zealand, with a growing number of international students entering into education in Marlborough each year. The easy-going locals, abundance of leisurely activities and the fantastic educational opportunities make Marlborough the perfect place to live.
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