Todd Corporation is believed to be selling its wine company, Winegrowers of Ara.

Richlisters sell vineyards

Todd Corporation is said to be selling Winegrowers of Ara to Marlborough's Indevin.

Aftershocks likely

5.7 earthquake that rattled the upper South Island was felt as far away as Auckland.

Spending big in January

"From what I've heard, the tourism industry is finally back to where it was before the Canterbury earthquakes."

Investiation into fatal fire

Police are still conducting a number of inquiries in the area this week.

Police know car owner

Body found in burning car to be taken to Christchurch for an autopsy.

What makes Picton, Picton?

"It can't be enforced from the outside, it needs to come from within the community."

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Who says libraries are dead?

Tony Calder, visiting from Wanaka, using the free wi-fi at the Marlborough District Library.

More than 26,000 people visited the libraries in Blenheim and Picton in December.

Thieving foreigners target Warehouse

They were convicted and ordered to pay $150 to the store manager, to be put towards a staff social function.

Man throws chair at ex-partner

Private beach sparks buyer interest

Sport

No last round heroics for Marlborough

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Val Symes of Marlborough in action against Nelson during the representatives match at Stoke Bowling Club on Sunday.

Marlborough’s rep bowlers couldn’t match it with their Nelson counterparts over the weekend, with the hosts taking out both men’s and women’s sections of the Romano-Jones Shield contests at the Stoke Bowling Club.

Trading fairways for bush tracks

Emily Stenhouse during the Tarawera Ultra Marathon on Saturday.

Marlborough rep golfer Emily Stenhouse found herself on a new type of course on Saturday.

Record entries for regional swim meet

Tasman's Sam McKenzie produced a gilt-edged performance at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough age-group champs.

Sam McKenzie and Cassie Hagan each won 13 gold medals to help the Tasman Swim Club to a convincing points win at the Swimming Nelson Marlborough age group championships in Nelson at the weekend.

Marlbororugh beat Nelson in junior Blair Cup clash

Nelson's Amy Hurst in action during the doubles in the Blair Cup fixture against Marlborough at the Tasman Tennis Centre.

Marlborough proved too strong for Nelson in the weekend's junior Blair Cup tennis fixture.

Sports draws

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Junior Tennis from Pollard Park.
Rapaura Aces v Fairhall Aces.
Alice Roughan (Fairhall Aces)

Marlborough's weekly sports draws

Opinion

A tale to remember

The Treaty of Waitangi was first signed on February 6, 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and various Māori chiefs from the North Island.

OPINION: The story of

MP on the TPP

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MP Stuart Smith at his office in Blenheim.

Last Thursday was a significant day for New Zealand with the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Auckland.

OPINION: Marine park

Sustainability key to marine debate

Wild juvenile paua are pictured with seven spat (light blue seeded paua). The spat are taken from adult paua then farmed and released into the wild to increase the overall biomass. This work is carried out by paua quota owners throughout New Zealand.

What will Marlborough choose: recreational fishing parks or sustainable fisheries?

SATIRE: New 'flaky' fish rule

The Beaver

SATIRE: The ministry is rumoured to be in talks with a Marlborough winery to provide its taste-tasters with small bottles of sauvignon blanc.

Letters to the editor

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Letter boxes at Okiwi Bay.

Correspondents write about marine farming, Express coverage, plant-based diets and ecological hypocrisy.

Business

Al fresco opposition

Made in Aotearoa owner Jetti Walker wants to transform the footpath and car parks outside his restaurant into an al fresco dining area.

Neighbouring businesses have shot down a proposal to replace car parks with outdoor dining.

Spending big in January

Accommodation providers in Marlborough are reaping the benefits of strong January spending, with the region experiencing the third highest growth in the country.

"From what I've heard, the tourism industry is finally back to where it was before the Canterbury earthquakes."

Richlisters sell vineyards

Todd Corporation is believed to be selling its wine company to a Marlborough wine company.

Todd Corporation is said to be selling Winegrowers of Ara to Marlborough's Indevin.

What makes Picton, Picton?

The Brand Picton Working Group, from left, group leader Juliet Gibbons, Picton Smart and Connected chairwoman Barbara Speedy and group member Patricia Berwick, is consulting with the public to find out the key characteristics of Picton's identity.

"It can't be enforced from the outside, it needs to come from within the community."

Wine's next big thing

Brancott Estate chief winemaker Patrick Materman will be one of the judges of the Winexplorer innovation challenge.

A Marlborough winery has launched a campaign to discover the next big innovation in wine.

Your Marlborough

Poignant day for Catholic families

The final mass for the Sacred Heart Parish was held on January 31 ahead of the amalgamation of three parishes into one.

It was a poignant day for the congregation of Sacred Heart Church Kaikoura last Sunday when families gathered for their final Mass as Sacred Heart Parish Kaikoura.

Putting on a show at wine fest

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Acts range from hip-hop and country to Latin guitar, with a little alternative pop thrown in from Marlborough's Top Talent winner Aidan Kelly.

Most romantic spots in NZ

Take a helicopter ride to a glacier and mountain peak for an unforgettable picnic in Queenstown.

You don't actually have to try very hard to plan a romantic getaway in this country.

What's on

Chinese New Year on Wednesday

Things to do around Marlborough this week

Book revives 'Satherley Mystery'

Garry Satherley's daughter Tessa at the site of her great-great-grandfather's grave in Tuamarina Cemetery.

Years after a Marlborough man was apparently murdered, his widow recorded him as the father of her children

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Chinese New Year on Wednesday

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