Marlborough is one of the sunniest places in New Zealand and enjoys beautiful weather all year round. Every season offers a new experience; long hot summer days are spent enjoying the Marlborough Sounds, the spectacular autumn colours from the vines gives you the opportunity to explore the many wineries in all their glory, crisp, sunny winter days allow you to to explore the slopes of Rainbow Ski Field, and garden tours in Spring take you to the most unique and sensational gardens within our region.
With the Marlborough Sounds right on our doorstep, we are treated to many idyllic spots to explore and relax in. A short drive from Blenheim, will take you to either Picton or Havelock – the gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. From there you can explore beautiful spots that are only a short distance away. Whether it’s driving, walking, boating, kayaking or biking, there are plenty of places to explore in whatever way you desire.
If you love award winning wine and gourmet food, then look no further. Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine growing region and is world famous for its Sauvignon Blanc. The mix of soil and climate creates the perfect blend for our vineyards to produce gorgeous wines. Add to that our delicious seafood and gourmet food producers, and you have an abundance of culinary delights right on your doorstep.
Marlborough is also stepped in history, with the country’s first known settlement site at Te Pokohiwi o Kupe/Wairau Bar in the late 1200s AD, Captain James Cook’s favourite anchorage at Meretoto/Ship Cove in the Marlborough Sounds, and many gold miners trying to make their fortune at Wakamarina.
With a variety of things to do in Marlborough, our beautiful region boasts something for everyone. From dolphin watching in the Marlborough Sounds, exploring the many tracks on the Wither Hills, going for a swim in the cold waters of Pelorus River, taking a tour around the Omaka Aviation Heritage Center, watching the sunset over Rarangi beach, visiting the diverse landscape of the Molesworth Station, fishing on Lake Argyle, or just enjoying fish and chips on the Picton foreshore.
Our community is genuine, diverse and above all friendly. Marlborough is a great place to connect and grow your life or family, with many great career opportunities and schooling.
So if you are looking at moving to our gorgeous region, give one of our team a call today and experience the Ray White Blenheim and Picton difference.
We love our region, and you will too.