Marlborough is a region at the north-eastern end of the of , chock full of great food to eat and intriguing sights to see. It is renowned for its high sunshine hours, New Zealand's largest wine-growing area, whale and fur seal watching off the Coast and the sunken valleys of the , where most of the world's green-lipped mussels are harvested.
Photo: Ingolfson, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

is the most populous town in the Marlborough wine-growing region in the north-east of the of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small coastal town on the east coast of the of , about 180 km north of and 130 km south of . Photo: Inkey, Public domain.

is a small but important town in the beautiful at the top of the of . Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are a series of drowned valleys at the northern end of the Marlborough region of the north-eastern tip of 's . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a town in the Marlborough district of known as the green-shell mussel capital of the world. Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is a settlement in southern Marlborough. It is named after Sir Joseph George , Premier of New Zealand in the early 20th century.

is a small town in Marlborough. It is in the heart of the Wairau Valley wine growing district and could be an alternative to as a base from which to explore the region. Photo: Justin.Johnsen, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in Marlborough near the mouth of the Awatere River. Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.

is a small rural settlement in Marlborough. Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

is a locality centred on the bridge over the Pelorus River between and on SH 6, the main road between and , in . Photo: Jeff Hitchcock, CC BY 3.0.


Latitude of center
-41.6667° or 41° 40' south
Longitude of center
173.5° or 173° 30' east
522 metres (1,713 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: إقليم مارلبورو
  • Aragonese: Rechión de Marlborough
  • Basque: Marlborough eskualdea
  • Bengali: মার্লবোরো অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Марлборо
  • Catalan: Marlborough
  • Cebuano: Marlborough
  • Chinese: Marlborough Tōa-khu
  • Chinese: 馬爾堡
  • Chinese: 马尔伯勒
  • Chinese: 马尔堡
  • Danish: Marlborough Region
  • Dutch: Marlborough
  • English: Marlborough District
  • English: Marlborough Region
  • English: Marlborough region
  • Finnish: Marlborough
  • French: District de Marlborough
  • French: Marlborough
  • French: Marlborough District
  • Georgian: მარლბოროს რეგიონი
  • German: Marlborough
  • German: Marlborough District
  • German: NZ-MBH
  • Greek: Mάρλμπορο
  • Gujarati: માર્લબોરો પ્રદેશ
  • Hindi: मार्लबोरो क्षेत्र
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Marlborough
  • Italian: Marlborough
  • Japanese: マールボロ
  • Japanese: マールボロ地方
  • Kannada: ಮಾರ್ಲ್ಬರೋ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Korean: 말버러 지방
  • Korean: 말보로 지방
  • Latvian: Mārlboro reģions
  • Lithuanian: Mariburo regionas
  • Macedonian: Марлборо
  • Malay: Wilayah Marlborough
  • Maori: Tauihu
  • Maori: Te Tauihu-o-te-waka
  • Marathi: मार्लबोरो प्रदेश
  • Min Nan Chinese: Marlborough Tōa-khu
  • Moroccan Arabic: جيهة مارلبورو
  • Norwegian: Marlborough
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Marlborough
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Marlborough på New Zealand
  • Occitan (post 1500): Marlborough
  • Polish: Marlborough
  • Portuguese: Região de Marborough
  • Russian: Мальборо
  • Russian: Марлборо
  • Scottish Gaelic: Marlborough Region
  • Serbo-Croatian: Marlborough
  • Sinhala: මාල්බරෝ කලාපය
  • Spanish: Distrito de Marlborough
  • Spanish: Marlborough
  • Spanish: Región de Marlborough
  • Swedish: Marlborough, Nya Zeeland
  • Swedish: Marlborough
  • Tamil: மார்ல்போராகஹ் பகுதி
  • Telugu: మాల్‌బొరో ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: มาโบเราท์
  • Turkish: Marlborough
  • Turkish: Marlborough Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Мальбороу
  • Ukrainian: Марлборо
  • Urdu: مارلبورو ریجن
  • Urdu: مارلبورو علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Khu vực Marlborough
  • Welsh: Marlborough, Seland Newydd
  • Welsh: Marlborough
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع مارلبرا
  • मार्लबरो क्षेत्र

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