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Blenheim is an agricultural town 29km south of Picton on the pretty Wairau Plains between the Wither Hills and the Richmond Ranges. The last decade or so has seen town beautification projects, the maturation of the wine industry and the addition of a landmark museum significantly increase the town's appeal to visitors.

Check out the new riverside development, including compact parks, walkways and a pedestrian footbridge, on the northeastern edge of the town centre.

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