The Car Distribution Group truck driver Shayne Ranson crosses the road to go to the St Arnaud Alpine Store.

Riding 'white knuckle highway'

Truck driver Shayne Ranson calls the detour State Highway 1 route the "white knuckle highway". 

Ask the owners

The Builders Arms building at Kinross St is being strengthened.

Council tells quake-concerned public to take it up with building owners.

Signed, sealed, delivered video

Dairy owner becomes mail man for pensioners after post box is removed.

Six decades of service

Volunteer firefighter used to get docked for leaving work, until the company went up in flames.

Prep, check, know before you go

OPINION: With the summer boating season upon us it is vital to be prepared, writes Marlborough harbourmaster Luke Grogan.

'Here we are, 25 years later'

Blenheim neighbours celebrate 25th Christmas street party.

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News

Quake gets tattoo treatment video

Ashwell has designed 13 different tattoos to commemorate the 14 November earthquake.

The quake needle in Kaikoura is off the scale again. But this time the ink is for something rather different: "Quakora".

More Kaikoura business support

Subsidies for quake-stricken Kaikoura business will now carry on until mid-March.

Legionella threat for gardeners

Central NZ tsunami risk worry

Sport

Robertson aims for the top

Scott Robertson is entering his first season in charge of the Crusaders.

Scott Robertson won titles with the Crusaders as a player, now he's aiming to repeat the success as a coach.

Defending champions up next

Tasman United captain Paul Ifill in action against Waitakere United at Trafalgar Park.

Tasman United will face a Team Wellington side in goal-scoring form.

Try something new

Bottom side down once again - Sarnim Dean hits the deck

Sarnim Dean trades in his mountainbike for a tennis racket and takes the court at the Marlborough Tennis Club.

Tasman golfers lose to Wellington

Eve Clark scored Tasman's only win in their 4-1 loss to Wellington.

 Tasman have lost 4-1 to Wellington in round six of the Toro interprovincial.

Short-lived retirement for champion biker

Jock Woodley showing his skills at the Southern Classic at the Levels raceway in Timaru, riding the same Yamaha TZ350C ...

Jock Woodley returns to the track on a familiar mount.

Opinion

Prep, check, know before you go

Marlborough harbourmaster Luke Grogan.

OPINION: With the summer boating season upon us it is vital to be prepared, writes Marlborough harbourmaster Luke Grogan.

Letters to the editor

Redwoodtown School pupils donated food they were meant to take on school camp to quake-hit residents of Kaikoura. ...

Correspondents write about seclusion in schools, theatre debt, page 2 photos and the kindness of children at Redwoodtown School.

Extending the gift of life

When Australia opted to fund Perjeta, it made the treatment available for women who had been diagnosed for up to a year.

For the women involved, and their families, it would be beyond price.

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about the Java sea graves, 1080, aircraft fuel and marine protection.

Letters to the editor

3am: Civil Defence Controller Candi Callaghan, centre, talk to locals and first responders in Ward, just hours after the ...

Correspondents write about the quake response, marine futures, 1080, Aotearoa, and the staff at Wairau Hospital.

Business

Tourist swarms worry Kiwis

Kiwis see the economic benefits of tourism, but have concerns about overcrowding, road accidents and traffic congestion.

Almost one in five Kiwis feel we are attracting too many overseas visitors.

Swipe payments for freedom campers

The KiwiCamp ablution block ensures councils get payback from freedom campers.

A truck stop owner has designed an ablution block with a payment app for freedom campers.

Spreading the word

Cloudy Bay vineyard manager Peter Lamb, Chinese Consul-General Jin Zhijain, and Cloudy Bay assistant viticulturist Matt ...

Chinese consul-general in Marlborough to talk tourism, wine, business and education.

Going the extra mile

Flaxbourne Services and Cafe employee 
Roxanne Phipps.

Meet the owner of Flaxbourne Services, a crucial part of the Ward community.

Otago vineyards' new spray-drift tool

Recent damage from an agrichemical spray drift incident in Central Otago.

Central Otago winegrowers hope to prevent multi-million damage to vineyards from agrichemical spray drift.

Your Marlborough

What's on

Johnny Coleman with daughter Leila Coleman-Knight at the Renwick Christmas festival in 2015.

Things to do around Marlborough this week.

Hygge your home

Bohemian style living from the Entwine trend for Dulux Colour Forecast 2017 featuring Dulux colours Buttercookie and ...

Alex Fulton teaches us the Danish art of 'hygge'.

Try something new

Bottom side down once again - Sarnim Dean hits the deck

Sarnim Dean trades in his mountainbike for a tennis racket and takes the court at the Marlborough Tennis Club.

Take Christmas into the garden

Why shouldn't your garden get some Christmas decorations too this year?

Everyone decorates the inside of their house but not so many give the outside of the their homes the same attention.

One tile at a time

Havelock Enhancement Working Group members, from left, Glynnis Paton, Judy Shone, Pam Elvy, Kerry Ellis and Rachel ...

Mosaic project to brighten grey town nearly finished.

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