Blenheim and Marlborough
Motel Location - 193 High Street Blenheim Marlborough
From the town centre of Blenheim follow High Street out of town towards Nelson. 193 Aorangi Manor accommodation is situated four blocks from Seymour Square (This square has the clock tower) and five blocks from the Marlborough Convention Centre and the Civic Theater on the corner of High & Beaver Street (GPS 41 30'42.33 S 173 56'51.34"E). Our accommodation is located half a kilometre from the town centre.
Aorangi Manor Motel accommodation is located 8 km from the airport, an easy 10 minute drive.
Blenheim is the gateway to the greater Marlborough region.
Blenheim is the most populous town in the region of Marlborough, in the north east of the South Island of New Zealand. It has an urban population of 30,200 (June 2014 estimate). The surrounding area is well known as a centre of New Zealand's wine industry. It enjoys one of New Zealand's sunniest climates, with hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters.
The Marlborough Region in which Blenheim is situated has a wide range of leisure activities, from swimming with dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds to watching whales in Kaikoura; from walks through the bush and along the rugged coastline, and scenic boat cruising, fishing, water-skiing and kayaking. The relaxed lifestyle and the flourishing wine and gourmet food industry in Marlborough are enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike.
Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island, named after the Duke of Marlborough, a famous English soldier and statesman. Marlborough is a unitary authority, both a region and a district, and its council is located at Blenheim. Marlborough is known for its dry climate, the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and Sauvignon blanc wine.