The lovely, sunny town of Blenheim is in the Marlborough region, in the north-east of the South Island. It takes nearly four hours to drive the 309km between Blenheim and Christchurch – a beautiful drive through rolling hills of 'wine country'. The seaport of Picton is 28km away, the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds, Wellington and the North Island.
Over the years, Blenheim offered a safe harbour to explorers such as Captain Cook and Dumont d'Urville. Nowadays travellers from New Zealand and the rest of the world visit Blenheim to enjoy its wine industry, gourmet foods, Marlborough Sounds and activities such as golf, fishing, kayaking and water sports. more
Blenheim, one of the sunniest towns in New Zealand, has an average of 2,500 sunshine hours every year. The hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters are perfect for visitors as well as for growing the grapes destined for the internationally renowned Sauvignon Blanc.
On the second Saturday in February each year, the annual Wine Marlborough festival showcases the region's wines and over 20 local Blenheim wineries open their cellar doors all year round. Taking a cycling tour around the wineries is popular and local parks and the Wither Hills offer attractive walks.
The town offers some lovely accommodation options including: bed and breakfast and winery accommodation, backpackers, holiday homes, hotels and motor lodges.
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Celebrate Bob Marleys Birthday & NZs Waitangi Weekend Holiday with an awesome lineup of the very best in NZ live dance bands including The Black Seeds described by Rolling Stone Magazine as the "leading reggae band in ...
Where: Lansdowne Park, Blenheim
Address: Lansdowne Road, Blenheim
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
“MY BABY serve up acid-fried country stompers that will haunt your dreams for weeks.” Q MAG “Psychedelic tapestries of sounds to drilled down beats, classic songwriting to a keen exploration of sound.” ...
Where: Dharma Bums Club, Blenheim
Address: 65 Church Lane, Wairau Valley, Blenheim
From: 7:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
Entries are open for the Veterans (Seniors Over 35) Annual Tennis Tournament being held at the Forrest Winery Marlborough Tennis Centre, Parker Street, Blenheim. You must be over 35 years old and a financial member of a ...
Where: Marlborough Tennis, Blenheim
Address: 68 Parker Street, Blenheim
From: 8:00am on Saturday 6th February 2016
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
Get your toes tapping to With Strings Attached and their ecliptic mix of Scots, Irish and American folk. Helen and Bruce play fiddle, guitar, bodhran and banjo. Great beers and food also available. A fantastic way to ...
Where: Dodson Street Beer Garden, Blenheim
Address: 1 Dodson Street, Blenheim 7201, Blenheim
From: 5:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
To: 8:00pm on Sunday 8th May 2016
Maze Runner Race It! Two mazes run side by side and are the mirror opposite of each other. This means you can race the other team to the finish to see who is the Omaka Super Maze Runner Champion! If you are racing ...
Where: Omaka Maize Maze, Blenheim
Address: 200 Dog Point Road, Hawkesbury, Blenheim
From: 10:00am on Sunday 10th January 2016
To: 6:00pm on Sunday 27th March 2016
Before television and colour photography, poster art was the most popular advertising mechanism. Selling the Dream is the first dedicated and extensive celebration of tourism posters and other publicity that helped ...
Where: Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim
Address: Corner of Seymour and Alfred Streets, Blenheim
From: 1:00pm on Sunday 7th February 2016
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 20th March 2016
Monday night women’s only road/fitness - come along, any bike is welcome. We will be meeting at 61 Queen Street, AvantiPlus Blenheim depart at 6.00 sharp this ride is designed to suit all levels: for the ...
Where: AvantiPlus, Blenheim
Address: 61 Queen Street, Blenheim
From: 6:00pm on Monday 5th October 2015
To: 11:59pm on Monday 29th February 2016
Distance around 10-20km nice easy pace, our friendly staff member Yasmin Gee will be your guide. Anyone is welcome, see you there!
Where: Bikefit Marlborough, Blenheim
Address: 24 Market Street, Blenheim
From: 6:00pm on Monday 28th September 2015
To: 7:00pm on Monday 28th March 2016
This is a popular class tutored by Craig Bluett. There will be a different life model each week, which provides variety and challenge for those people who have done this class before.
Where: The Marlborough Art Society, Blenheim
Address: 204 High St., Blenheim
From: 7:00pm on Monday 1st February 2016
To: 9:00pm on Monday 7th March 2016
Tai Chi and Qigong classes with Nancy - Monday and Thursday at Redwoodtown Hall (11am-noon), Wednesday at the dharma shed in Wairau Valley (5:30-6:30pm). Fun and fitness, energizing and relaxing. $4 per ...
Where: Redwoodtown Community Centre, Blenheim
Address: Cnr Cleghorn & Weld Streets, Blenheim
From: 11:00am on Thursday 14th January 2016
To: 12:00pm on Monday 11th April 2016