'Providing for greater efficiencies in terms of using our most precious resource which is volunteer time.'
Men are being encouraged to pledge to take a stand against domestic violence.
Truancy rates have risen dramatically with over 1000 unjustified absences counted during a week.
He could not be properly examined internally at hospital because his injuries were too severe.
A lot of people spend a lifetime playing golf without the satisfaction of hitting a hole in one.
12:41 PM Kieran Keane, the Tasman Makos' most successful coach, chats about his time in the top of the south.
15 min ago Her actions after finding explicit photograph "common enough actions of a suspicious partner".
12:53 PM At 230kg, Blenheim man Kevin Williams needs a mobility scooter and there are no suitable state homes.
Kieran Keane, the Tasman Makos' most successful coach, chats about his time in the top of the south.
A Fairhall couple who have been playing for just 12 years achieved the elusive feat in the same year.
Marlborough youngsters continued to take advantage of the dry, sunny summer as they indulged in their various sporting codes over the past week.
Mixed teams of four crossed the line first when over 200 runners undertook the illustrious Molesworth Run on Saturday in the Awatere Valley high country, with local knowledge and endurance winning out as the Awatere Road Runners claimed the team title.
Marlborough’s leading female bowlers broke a 13-year drought when they took out the annual Marjorie Grundy tournament in Kaikoura last week. Then, back in Blenheim, open pairs and fours finals were contested by men and women over the weekend, resulting in one particularly exciting decider.
OPINION: Climate Karanga member Penny Wardle talks about the need to take action in the face of slow decision making by world leaders around climate change.
Kaikoura MP Staurt Smith weighs-in on the ongoing Kaikoura civic centre building saga.
COLUMN: We are perfectly placed here, right in the middle of New Zealand, to make the most of attracting visitors from other regions whether by road, ferry or on our excellent air services. What it does for our economy is hard to overstate.
Correspondents write about climate change, the draft regional plan, taking offence and fireworks being 'insensitive'.
Correspondents write about Kent St in Picton, marine farming and moa.
"They've really captured the layers of the sunset in the Sounds."
But fruit fans will not miss out on Marlborough stone fruit at Christmas.
A revamped megaliner, complete with surfing simulator and mini golf course, docks in Picton.
Farmers are warned the fire risk in rural areas remains high.
Blenheim residents will have one less place to book flights when the Air New Zealand Holidays store closes.
Sisters Nicky Woodill and Jennie Jonsson have returned from a trip to India where they made some lasting friendships and are now hoping to raise money to buy a van for a children's home.
Helen Mason says the green prescription handed to her by doctor at the start of the year saved her life.
Junior tennis in Kaikoura is going from strength to strength, with 36 children now registered this season.
Who would you rather adopt - Richie or Dan? Sonny Bill or Savea?
A new research project will assess the foraging ecology of sperm whales in the Kaikoura Canyon.