5 Cleaning Hacks To Avoid

5 Cleaning Hacks To Avoid

Cleaning: Not everyone’s favourite thing to fill their weekends with but unfortunately for most of us it's an unavoidable fact of life. While it is tempting to cut corners in order to get things done quicker, some of the viral hacks out there can end up being either completely ineffective or cause … [Read more...]

Insulation Deadline for Rental Homes Imminent

Insulation Deadline for Rental Homes Imminent

The deadline is quickly approaching to ensure rental properties are meeting new insulation requirements imposed by the government. Under the Healthy Homes initiative, all rental homes must have ceiling and underfloor insulation with a minimum thickness of 70mm by July 1, 2019. As of July 1, … [Read more...]

Students Take on Auctioneering Challenge

Students Take on Auctioneering Challenge

L-R: Harcourts Marlborough consultant and auctioneer Tanya Smith with Marlborough Girls' College Student Auctioneers Nikki Hanaray, Maia Rasmussen, Mia Armstrong, Layla Vesela, Gracie McKay-Simpson, Estella Tyrell and Harcourts Marlborough owner Chris Greenhill. Six students from Marlborough … [Read more...]

Craig Harper to take on Race Across America

Craig Harper to take on Race Across America

Harcourts Marlborough is thrilled to be getting behind Marlborough cyclist Craig Harper as he takes on the Race Across America. Craig has spent months training for the event, which will see him cycle 4,828 kilometres from one side of America to the other, crossing through 12 states along the … [Read more...]

Healthy Home Requirements: What it all Means

Healthy Home Requirements: What it all Means

The government has imposed multiple deadlines sparking action on getting all of New Zealand’s rental properties up to their “healthy homes” standard by 2024. The first of the deadlines, imposed on private landlords, is July 1, 2021. Following this date, rental providers will have to comply with … [Read more...]

Lions Legacy Project Unveiled in Blenheim CBD

Lions Legacy Project Unveiled in Blenheim CBD

A much loved feature of Blenheim’s CBD has been returned with a few improvements. Harcourts Marlborough sales consultant Ross Ayson headed a project to install a new town clock with the Blenheim and Beavertown Lions Clubs. The project marks 100 years of Lions Clubs in New Zealand and … [Read more...]

Lions Mark 100 Years’ Service with New CBD Clock

Lions Mark 100 Years’ Service with New CBD Clock

Marlborough residents will once again be able to check the temperature as they make their way through Blenheim’s town centre come summer. Harcourts Marlborough sales consultant and Blenheim Lions Club member Ross Ayson, pictured, has headed a project to install a new clock and LED screen on … [Read more...]

Winery Restaurants to visit while in Marlborough

Winery Restaurants to visit while in Marlborough

Marlborough is renowned for its wine, it certainly helps to make it one of the best places to live and visit in New Zealand. There are a heap of wonderful winery cellar doors in Marlborough, and we’ve detailed just a few below which we think are worth a visit: Saint Clair Family … [Read more...]

Omaka Landing Creating Closer Communities

Omaka Landing Creating Closer Communities

“You couldn’t script it this way,” says Mark Davis with a laugh, as he watches half a dozen kids practicing cartwheels on the Omaka Landing reserve, while a classic aeroplane plays in the skies above. “The design and ethos of Omaka was for closer communities, with two reserves to connect people, and … [Read more...]

Keeping Warm this Winter

Keeping Warm this Winter

The sight of snow on the mountains surrounding Marlborough this week has sparked action in terms of preparing our homes for the cooler months. Heating a home can be a daunting prospect for many as they think about the cost of their power bills, so we’ve put together some tips for keeping your … [Read more...]