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Mainland Tactix V Queensland Firebirds.
Romelda Aiken GS Firebirds

Jamaican star has fun in Blenheim

Marlborough netball fans witness two world-class shooters in the space of six weeks.

Diver fails to surface

Queen Charlotte Sound.

3 min ago  A diver has failed to surface in the Marlborough Sounds, police say.

Youth under pressure to conform

2:28 PM  The Express is running a Q&A series with youth councillors every day this week to find out what it's like to be a young person in Marlborough.

Horton Park fines no deterrent

Parking wardens patrolling Horton Park are not detering drivers from parking illegally.

Historic wheel turns full circle

Former Echo crew member is keen to have memorabilia from the ship on public display.

Wheeler gets call-up

Opportunity knocks for pace bowler Ben Wheeler, after injury ruled out Adam Milne.

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Top talent celebrated

Marlborough's Top Talent 2014 winners Kelly Webster and Shiloh Walsh performing their winning dance.

Marlborough 4 Fun has high hopes for its fourth annual "Marlborough's Top Talent" night. 

Scholarships boost passion for wine

Nepalese man studying wine in Marlborough couldn't reach his family after devastating earthquake struck last month.

Muso's art exhibition in Picton

Marlborough colleges channel the Bard


Tokomaru book a place in premier ranks

Sherie Gapper chases down possession for Smog Subway during their grade one netball match with Tokomaru Toot n’ Whistle at Horton Park in Blenheim on Saturday morning

3 min ago  Tokomaru Toot n’ Whistle booked themselves a berth in premier grade netball when the last matches of grade one’s first round were played at Horton Park in Blenheim on Saturday.

Table-topping Aussies deal to Tactix

The Mainland Tactix and Marlborough netball fans left with a feeling of déjà vu following Sunday night’s Trans-Tasman match in Blenheim.

Kaikoura’s Marc Nicholls crosses for the match-winning try with time up at Awarua Park on Saturday. Trying his best to prevent the touchdown is Moutere winger Jamie Findlay.

Last-gasp try pushes Kaikoura into lead

Whale Watch Kaikoura are the new leaders in the Marlborough division two rugby competition after downing Moutere in a thriller at Awarua Park, Spring Creek, on Saturday.


Letters to the editor

Robbie McEwan and his father Bill McEwan end their sit-in to create awareness of climate change after a week of fasting.

Correspondents write about the climate change sit-in, health board funding and kea numbers.

Questions remain in Banks case

John Banks' colourful talk of a "jihad" does not mean he should never have been charged.

Steve Mason competing in the Forrest Graperide, one of the many events and adventures he has been part of during five years as editor of the Marlborough Express.

See you around

Steve Mason says goodbye as editor of the Marlborough Express.


Vehicle dealership tops provinces

Award winning Wadsco Motors staff, from left, Sam Simpson, Greg Thomas, Jared Morris, Rosie Butt and Simon Muir.

Blenheim Holden dealership wins national awards for top provincial sales.

Huge tanks destined for winery

Blenheim engineering firm set for one of its biggest projects ever, making four 500,000 litre tanks for the wine industry. 

040912. News. Photo:Emma Allen/Marlborough Express. Spiegelau International Wine Competition at Marlborough Convention Centre. Day one of the three days of judging began today. File image. Wine glasses ready for tasting.

Boutique wineries in the running

Boutique Marlborough wineries have the chance to enter a leading wine competition not previously open to them.

Your Marlborough

Muso's art exhibition in Picton

Painter and jazz violinist Richard Adams with his painting "Morning".

Improvisation is the key to both abstract art and jazz music, Richard Adams says.

COLUMN: In a pickle

It’s very satisfying to pickle your own olives. There are a few different ways of doing this but the goal is always the same; to leach out a substance called oleopicrine, which gives olives their bitter taste.

Former Marlburian Steve Gallop is enjoying life in his adopted country.

Across the Tasman: Steve Gallop

Former Express reporter John Alexander continues his series talking to ex-Marlburians now living across the ditch.

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