Surgeon remembers Vietnam war

Chch quakes aroused memories of time in Vietnam

Working in an aid team in Christchurch following the 2011 quake aroused memories of one man's time in Vietnam during the war.
Gerard Verkaaik

Town nets Tactix games

Blenheim is to host two of the ANZ Championship Tactix team's trans-Tasman netball games next year.

Marlborough growers win trophies

Four Marlborough growers were honoured at this year's Romeo Bragato Wine Awards.

New menus for changing tastes

Rowan West Marlborough restaurants have been adapting and expanding their menus to cater for the latest fad diets.

Judge has doubts but man not guilty

Seddon man found not guilty of assaulting his partner, despite the judge believing he lied in court.

Surgery systems need to be better

OPINION: Health board chief hits back at claims surgeons could be contributing to backlog by cherry-picking patients| Surgeons under fire

KiwiRail sells Clifford Bay land

NMDHB Land once earmarked for a replacement ferry terminal is sold to winegrower Peter Yealands.

Flood risk study delays project

A plan change for residential subdivisions in Renwick could be two more years away.

Panel puts pest strategy to the test

Low way to go, Key tells wine researchers

Rowan West

Sharing the fruits of her labour

A charity that collects unwanted fruit from backyards and orchards and hands them out to those in need has been set up in Marlborough.

Super League pool tide is rising fast

Marlborough’s Eightball Super League There is a pool revolution afoot in New Zealand and Marlborough's champions of the green baize are rising up, cues in hand.

Pirates after more plunder in final

It comes down to one game for the Central Pirates tomorrow, the Knockout Cup final.

Victory critical for Tasman Red Devils

Cyclists first up in big tournament week

Marlborough’s Eightball Super League

Free-flowing Makos get serious

The Tasman Makos have dealt with their first two National Provincial Championship opponents convincingly, picking up maximum points. Now it gets serious.

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Good eating without going broke

Curried lentils and kumara. Flatters and young marrieds often ask me how they can keep their weekly food bill in check. Here are 10 ideas.

Cheers, a toast to craft beer

If ever proof was needed, the results of this year's Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards are evidence of the growth and improving quality of Kiwi-brewed craft beer.

Plenty of 'gems' are on offer

Uncommon terrain

Ani Waitai

Right cut can yield top crop

Endless hours are spent in the vineyards during winter preparing vines. Cloudy Bay viticulturist Jim White showed wine reporter Chloe Winter the ropes.

Trains always win

Train driver Murray Hewetson and a locomotive near Blenheim. Trains don't zip, duck or nip. They are subject to huge forces of inertia; monstrously unreactive to emergency braking.

Letters to the editor

Express readers share opposing views on rugby and fishing in today's letters to the editor.

True sustainability vital

All-clear for fluoride

Crusaders vs Hurricanes

Lost in the ruck

Imagine the fallout if the Marlborough District Council had decided to host the Crusaders-Hurricanes clash in Blenheim next year and no-one came.

Law firms see perks in teaming up

Construction is under way at Blenheim law firm Wain & Naysmith to make way for five new staff members as it prepares to absorb fellow firm Crichton Loach Lawyers.

Smaller regions need help: Joyce

It is important that government agencies help export businesses in smaller regional economies such as Marlborough, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says

Help yourself ... to a theft charge

Top of the South economy falters


Renaissance hits target

As well as winning beer award, Renaissance Brewery raises over half a million dollars through crowdfunding.


Sports draws

Weekly sports draws around Marlborough from August 12.

Community calendar

A round-up of community events for the week ahead.

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Weekly arts diary

Art. Theatre, Workshops and Performances in Marlborough this week.

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Youth to get jazzy

Sponsored content by Marlborough 4 Fun - the 2014 Southern Jam Youth Jazz Festival begins August 6.

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