You could be living next to a brothel and be none the wiser.

Are you living next to a brothel?

9:27 AM  Marlborough residents could be living next door to a brothel without knowing it.

Zero-hours at DHB?

28052014 News Photo by Derek Flynn / The Marlborough Express / Fairfax NZ .
Wairau Hospital ( Blenheim Hospital ).  main entrance - stock shot - file.

NMDHB rejects claims workers are being employed on zero-hour contracts.

Retailers slam 'PHO only' car parks

8:02 AM  Blenheim retailers are upset with seven DHB-only car parks outside new health hub.

Riverside revamp plans revealed

8:11 AM  Plans for Blenheim's $24 million riverside precinct unveiled at council meeting.

Council reviewing election system

8:09 AM  The system of electing councillors could receive a shake up ahead of next year's elections.

Library could liven suffering street

8:12 AM  The failing Upper High St in Picton could be revived by a $6m library, urban planner says.

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Blenheim fire tower coming down

Blenheim Volunteer Fire deputy chief Dion Partridge, left, Barry Bridges, near, and senior station officer Nigel Botham, on the original tower built in 1969, which will come down on Thursday.

8:36 AM  Blenheim's fire siren will be out of action until a new tower is built.

Rare Anzac service

8:28 AM  The men of Ward who gave their lives in service of their country during World War I will be honoured at a special Anzac service on Friday.

Remembering sacrifice

Diabetes drop-in session for 'peace of mind'

Sport

Three teams go undefeated in final night of grading

Bonnie Pearce lines up a shot for Tokomaru. The goal shoot was a key player in helping the Picton club win two games and tie another on the final evening of grading at Marlborough Lines Stadium

0 min ago  Three teams made compelling cases for inclusion in premier netball during the second and final week of grading on Tuesday night in Blenheim.

Country bowls over Town

9:29 AM  Country indoor bowlers scored a decisive victory over Town on Saturday and now attention will turn their attention to several other competitions, including the Marlborough section of the New Zealand Mixed Fours this coming weekend.

Marlborough Express club rugby player of the year.

Flankers scoop maximum points

11 min ago  Dynamic performances from two flankers gained them top points in the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year competition on Saturday.

Opinion

Important to remember

Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith

8:00 AM  In the last few weeks I have been aware of the very special ways people in the Kaikoura electorate have chosen to recognise the sacrificemade in the "Great War".

Key shows ignorance

John Key picked a bad time to forget the name of the ISIS leader. And he picked the worst time to not care he didn't know.

Demonstrators march toward the Ferguson Police Station in a protest against police brutality in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death.

Camera footage defies belief

Twenty-three years after Rodney King we are being confronted, almost on a daily basis, with footage of American police brutality.

Business

'Fair approach' needed - Key

Cycle World Blenheim owner Ray Dunstan says Easter trading laws are unfair.

Prime Minister John Key says the government is reviewing Easter trading laws. 

Economic boost of wine festival tallied

Visitors to Marlborough's biggest party spent more than $1.3 million and contributed almost $800,000 to the region's GDP.

Production has stopped at the seafood company's plant in Riccarton.

Sanford closes plant video

Mussel processor shuts Christchurch plant at a cost of more than $2m in exit pay, cutting 232 jobs.

Your Marlborough

Auction to raise funds for Jaidyn

Rochelle Webb with some of the items that will be auctioned off at a fundraiser for her niece at the Woodbourne Tavern on Friday.

8:37 AM  Auction items will go under the hammer on Friday a for Blenheim girl with a rare genetic disorder.

Rare Anzac service

8:28 AM  The men of Ward who gave their lives in service of their country during World War I will be honoured at a special Anzac service on Friday.

Blenheim Volunteer Fire deputy chief Dion Partridge, left, Barry Bridges, near, and senior station officer Nigel Botham, on the original tower built in 1969, which will come down on Thursday.

Blenheim fire tower coming down

8:36 AM  Blenheim's fire siren will be out of action until a new tower is built.

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