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''It's pretty heinous over here''

The Picton chief fire officer said he was nearly blown off the road as he drove past Koromiko this morning

Poo in the water again

Sewage and waste water is overflowing in Picton.

If at first you don't succeed ....

''I think the award of the day for dogged determination goes to the crew of Stena Alegra,''

King Salmon decision

New Zealand King Salmon has lost one farm, but won its case to have three new farms in the Marlborough Sounds.

Another crash on road

A truck driver says there was a "look of horror" on the face of a woman whose car crashed into him yesterday

Woman woken by burglar

Burglar "If I'd had pyjamas on I would have confronted him, I was so angry."

Assault, possession of LSD/cannabis

A Blenheim man appeared in court for sentence on two charges of assault and two of possession of drugs.

Weather updates

The Picton chief fire officer said he was nearly blown off the road as he drove past Koromiko this morning

Blue cod results delayed

Gold in the veins

Pauline Douglas

Gold rush remembered

The public are being offered the chance to step back in time as the 150th anniversary of the gold rush is celebrated

Richmond in a league of their own

The Richmond Rabbits continued their unbeaten start to the Tasman Rugby League season with a 78-0 demolition of Wairau Taniwha on Saturday.

There's no 'I' in Marist's team

I was in Blenheim again last week and let's just say that the transition from dry weather rugby to wet weather rugby wasn't that great.

College awarded grant

Premier rugby

Ross Geldenhuys

South African prop in Picton

Ross Geldenhuys is a hard man to miss around Picton, and not just because he stands at 1.89m tall, weighs about 120kg and sports a beard thick enough to do any man man proud.

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Bard attracts more performers

The annual Marlborough Regional Shakespeare Festival again brought the bard to life on Monday night at the Marlborough Girls' College hall.

Creating a new wine label

The way a product looks has a role to play in determining its success.

Director goes for the Paris look

Love transcends language barrier

Heather Matthews-Grant

Gold in the veins

Two Canvastown sisters remember growing up in the small town with a rich history in gold mining and forestry.

Letters : Algal bloom

Algal blooms

Editorial : Improved processes

Little wonder teachers are protective of the Teachers Council. It's probably only polite since it has been so very protective of them.

Living the lifestyle: living the dream

Letters : Ferry's a lemon


Editorial : No accountability

ACC wants you to understand that a recent district court ruling does not mean it has been using an illegal privacy waver form.

Nelson harvests beat rain

Nelson wineries are relieved the region's grape harvest has largely finished ahead of prolonged rain.

Rain frustrates wine industry

Rain continues to cause stress for Marlborough's wine industry, but it's not only growers and wineries feeling the pain.

Who can trade at Easter?

Winemakers work their magic


Rain ruins harvest

A Seddon vineyard worker has spoken of the frustration vineyard staff feel as heavy rain ruins harvest.

NEIGHBOURHOOD SUPPORT: John Veitch, right,  and  Andrew Groom keep in touch with their Condell Ave neighbours via email.

Community calendar

Things to see, do and enjoy in Marlborough

Kayden Burden

Sports draws

Weekly sports draws around Marlborough

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Weekly arts diary

Art. Theatre, Workshops and Performances in Marlborough this week

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Opinion poll

Do you think shops should be able to open for the whole of Easter?

Yes - forcing them to close is silly

No - workers need a day off

Vote Result

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