Why Blenheim ?

Landscape beach Te Puketea Bay

Marlborough Girls’ College is located in Blenheim.  Blenheim is located at the top of the South Island in the Marlborough region.  A town with a population of around 27,000 people.  The town is safe and the people are friendly.

Blenheim services the wine-making and forestry industries located on the Wairua Plain and is also the hub for salmon and mussel farms situated in the Marlborough Sounds.

Within New Zealand Blenheim is well renowned for its mild climate.
Winter has frosty nights but beautiful sunny days. Summer is usually long and hot. With one of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, a wide range of outdoor opportunities and recreational activities, Wineries offering world-class wines and gourmet food, many people to choose to live in Blenheim for the lifestyle.

Blenheim is located close to the Marlborough Sounds where boating, sailing, fishing and walking opportunities abound. To the west of Blenheim it is only one hour’s drive to the Rainbow Ski Field and the beautiful Nelson Lakes National Park.

To learn more about Blenheim and Marlborough and the opportunities that you could explore if you came to Marlborough go to the websites below:

Where is Blenheim ?

nzmapStudents can fly into Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. A direct flight from Auckland to Blenheim takes one hour and 15 minutes.  It takes 50 minutes to fly from Christchurch to Blenheim.
You can fly from Wellington to Blenheim in 20 minutes or the ferry trip takes three hours.


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