Marlborough Boys’ College First XV prop Quinn Harrison-Jones goes on the charge against St Thomas of Canterbury in Christchurch on Saturday.

MBC cling on for 1-point win

12:23 PM  The Marlborough Boys' College First XV emerged victors from a tight tussle on Saturday.

Four plead not guilty

Pokie machines.

Four men have pleaded not guilty to allegations of $30 million in gaming fraud.

$1m needed for museum

A museum specialising in helicopter history could become a reality for Marlborough.

'Can't believe this is happening' video

Scott Wallis broke his leg at sea and the skipper put out a mayday call. Then the vessel started sinking.

Businesses split over levy

A proposed levy to revamp Blenheim's CBD meets with a mixed response.

Couple convicted of benefit fraud

Renwick couple's benefit fraud robbed taxpayers of almost $50,000, judge says.

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Fishing trip ends in mayday call

A Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter paramedic attends to an injured person from the launch Maraqeta near French Pass.

A fishing trip took a dramatic turn when a leak and a broken leg resulted in a mayday call. 

Renwick woman five times over limit

A Renwick woman has been convicted of drink driving after she was caught five times over the legal limit.

Mayday from charter boat cancelled

Man remanded on child sex charges

Sport

Tasman seal victory at the death

Tasman flanker Pete Samu takes on the Otago defence during their ITM Cup pre-season match at Trafalgar Park.

The Tasman Makos produced a solid second half performance to seal a tight 31-25 preseason rugby win over an Otago XV at Nelson's Trafalgar Park on Saturday.

Fundraiser planned for squash duo

A fundraising breakfast is being held on Wednesday, August 5, to assist two of Marlborough's most promising young squash players as they bid to represent New Zealand in Sydney in late August.

Gaston Yabes in action for Marlborough Development on Saturday.

Development a grade above Nelson opponents

Marlborough Development got their Tasman Trophy campaign off to a flying start on Saturday, comprehensively accounting for Nelson Suburbs Second XI 5-0 at A and P Park in Blenheim.

Opinion

Chance for potential Tasman Makos to show wares

Big English lock Will Carrick-Smith gets his chance to impress against Manawatu.

The payoff for compelling club form is about to be rewarded as the Tasman Makos rugby selectors cast their eye over the province's emerging talent.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

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Letters to the editor

Readers write in about the Picton Library and the councillors abstaining from voting on the civic theatre.

Business

A love of curry

Love Thy Curry founder Mia Yealands can't believe how the business has taken off. She is looking for someone to take over so it can grow even larger.

Mia Yealands always had high hopes for her small business Love Thy Curry, but never expected it to grow as quickly as it has over the past three years.

Picton store to close

Keith Allen, owner of Picton's Second Time Around second hand shop, is not ready to be thrown out on the employment junk heap.

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Business.
Andy Rowe.
Cuddons Engineering.
standing next to a freeze drier.

Marlborough looking to attract skilled migrants

A Marlborough businessman said the region can offer competitive wage rates and quality lifestyles to attract skilled migrants if they are ready to work here.

Your Marlborough

Bowls for life

John Romano has been made a life member of Bowls Marlborough.

It is an honour to be awarded a life membership from Bowls Marlborough, John Romano says. 

Open day at Walnut Ranch

Animal-lovers of all ages will be in for a treat if they head down to the Walnut Ranch Animal Farm Park open day this Saturday. 

Comedian coming to Havelock

Kiwi comedian Nick Rado, who writes for the hit TV show 7 Days, is heading to Havelock next weekend for a night of comedy and a charity auction. 

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