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Based in Blenheim, The Marlborough Express published its first newspaper in 1866. The Marlborough Express is delivered to homes throughout the Marlborough region - Kaikoura in the south, through to Blenheim, Picton, The Marlborough Sounds and west over to Rai Valley.

The area is famous for its wine, its seafood and its tourism attractions.  The region is diverse, with wine, pastoral farming, forestry and marine farming the biggest industries. The Marlborough Sounds along with the wine industry provide a strong attraction to tourists from all over the world.

The paper is published Monday to Friday on broadsheet and has a free TMC tabloid on Wednesdays (The Marlborough Midweek) and another on Saturdays (The Saturday Express).

Contact Details

General Manager: Vanessa Watson
Editor: Steve Mason

Address: 62-66 Arthur Street
                  PO Box 242 Blenheim
Phone: 03 520 8900
Fax: 03 520 8910

Publication Details

Published: Afternoon Monday - Friday
Page size: 54cm x 10col
Average Net Circulation*: 6,699
Readership**: Average Issue 18,000
Weekly Coverage 24,000

* Audit Bureau of Circulation to December 2014
** Nielsen Consumer & Media Insights Q1 2014 - Q4 2014  All 15+