A member of Shadow 01's crew wears a helmet with the NVG system.

Tech hones RNZAF skills gallery video

The Shadow 01 crew can't be named, but they've given us a peek at their new night vision gear.

Terrified during attack

Blenheim's Phillip and Tina Rayner.

A Blenheim couple were holidaying in Germany when a gunman started killing people in a mall nearby.

'Horrific' wait for review

Bridget Biss' earthquake story is a tale of woe.

Cafe plans for church

A Marlborough church sold because of a dwindling parish may become a tearoom for travellers.

Mariners make bright start

The Marlborough Mariners have already put themselves in a commanding position to progress through to the knockout stages of the Tasman Trophy.

Stolen wages

He went into the smoko room and put his bank account on someone else's timesheet.

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The miserable attraction of courtrooms

Award-winning author and journalist Steve Braunias appeared in three events for the Marlborough Book Festival this weekend.

Award-winning journalist and author Steve Braunias talks media, courtrooms and small towns ahead of the Marlborough Book Festival.

Tears and laughter at book festival

"Reading can be a very solitary thing. But we're a tribe of people who love words."

'Write the book you want to read'

GALLERY: Rocky Horror in Blenheim

Sport

Tasman held by Parklands

Tasman United captain Tiana Williams makes a break through midfield during their 1-1 draw with Parklands at Jubilee Park.

Tasman United lacked their usual creative spark on attack as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Parklands.

Mariners make bright start

Marlborough Mariners midfielder Bjorn Waechter in action during the team's 4-0 win over Tahuna in the opening game of ...

The Marlborough Mariners have already put themselves in a commanding position to progress through to the knockout stages of the Tasman Trophy.

Kennard keen to fly in Finland

John Kennard, right, has been co-driving for Kiwi rally ace Hayden Paddon since 2006.

Kiwi WRC star's co-driver primed for big jumps, breakneck speed and podium finish at 'home' rally.

Arotea on their guard against Tasman

Tasman's Tania Hawley, left, and Arotea Kiwi's Harriet Ryan in action earlier this season.

Arotea Kiwi division one women's hockey coach Denise Lloyd is reading nothing into this season's unbeaten run against Nelson team Tasman as they prepare to meet in the Top of the South final on Saturday.

Tasman striker reaches double figures

Briar Luff is leading the golden boot race within the Tasman United squad, scoring 10 times already this season.

Briar Luff has scored 10 times in her first season in the Mainland Women's Premier League.

Opinion

Thinking outside the box

Bridge Street Collective founder, New York-based Galen King, is behind a new shipping container precinct in Nelson's ...

We need visionaries who can turn the mundane into extraordinary focal points.

Scallop closure essential

A temporary closure of the Southern Scallop Fishery area (SCA7) in the Marlborough Sounds is the best way to ensure the ...

COLUMN: The closure of the Marlborough Sounds scallop fishery is the only option, writes Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith.

Wine awards can be relied on

Wine judge Jim Harre.

The independence of wine show judging processes give a solid indicator of quality to consumers.

SATIRE: Pikachu's diabetes scare

The Beaver.

SATIRE: Pokemon Go characters stuffing their faces with nothing but candy and stardust could bring the health system to its knees.

Have your say

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Local body decisions still have a significant impact on our lives.

Business

Freebie labour has fish hooks

Some backpackers jump at the chance to work for free in exchange for accommodation, but it may raise legal issues for ...

Businesses flouting employment and tax laws by using volunteer labour are risking legal action.

Brexit and US election fallout loom

Queenstown's Skyline Enterprises flies high in the Deloitte index

Southern ventures weather storm

Mussels on Country Calendar

Clearwater Mussels owners Lyn Godsiff, left, and John Young were judged South Island Farmer of the Year 2015.

One of Marlborough's innovative farmers gets his time on screen.

Martinborough wine pioneer dies

Palliser Estate founding managing director Richard Riddiford has died. He handed over the reigns to Pip Goodwin last year.

Richard Riddiford - the man who helped put the NZ wine region on the world map - has died following a short illness.

Labour summit 'good first step'

Marlborough District Council chief executive Mark Wheeler presents at the labour summit organised by Wine Marlborough on ...

A shortage of accommodation and demand for labour were discussed at a summit on the Marlborough wine industry.

Your Marlborough

GALLERY: Rocky Horror in Blenheim

Helen Grant and Jared Wadsworth at the Rocky Horror Picture show at the Boathouse Theatre.

The interactive performances on Friday and Saturday had the crowd on their feet doing the Time Warp.

High note for brass band

The Marlborough District Brass Band marches at the National Brass Band Championships in Napier.

The Marlborough District Brass Band has returned from national championships in Napier with a swathe of awards.

What's on

Marlborough combined colleges production Hairspray.
The Manoa sisters Malia 17, Seini 18, Tatyana 14 and Etilini 17.

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Rural vets pen new book video

Marlborough Vets Peter Jerram (left) and Peter Anderson  have released a new book of rural yarns.

Two Marlborough vets who have worked together for 40 years have written their second book.

Mussels on Country Calendar

Clearwater Mussels owners Lyn Godsiff, left, and John Young were judged South Island Farmer of the Year 2015.

One of Marlborough's innovative farmers gets his time on screen.

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Marlborough combined colleges production Hairspray.
The Manoa sisters Malia 17, Seini 18, Tatyana 14 and Etilini 17.

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