Keith Milligan hoses down his caravan after water restrictions are lifted in Renwick.

Renwick water restrictions lifted

Water restrictions in Renwick have been lifted after a three-month ban on watering gardens.

Brutal rape denied

Justice

A man described as "evil" has denied the "prolonged and brutal rape" of a sex worker in a motel.

Dangers of deep sea drilling

An Official Information Act request has revealed a series of serious incidents on deep sea oil drilling ships in New Zealand waters.

Facebook argument leads to attack

Young woman brutally assaulted after an argument on Facebook about an ex-boyfriend.

Woman gets 'roach burger' back video

A woman who says she bit into a cockroach while eating a Big Mac has it back.

Fight over money ends in court

Thai vineyard worker who assaulted his wife ordered to pay Blenheim's women's refuge $200.

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News

Diabetes drop-in session for 'peace of mind'

Diabetes Marlborough support officer Chris Robb with a CareSens meter.

7 min ago  Diabetics will be able to find out about new technology used to monitor their condition during a drop-in session on Thursday. 

Are you living next to a brothel?

12 min ago  Marlborough residents could be living next door to a brothel without knowing it.

Blenheim fire tower coming down

'Maorithoners' training hard

Sport

MBC sails to best result in 20 years

Marlborough Boys' College under orange sails in the 420 Team Sailing Nationals on Lake Taupo last week.

4:55 PM  Marlborough Boys College finished third in the country at at the 420 Team Sailing Nationals - booking themselves a trip to Australia.

Junior football kicks off

4:42 PM  Junior football's 2015 season got off to a flying start in Marlborough on Saturday.

Weekly golf notes

4:48 PM  Weekly golf results and notes.

Opinion

Camera footage defies belief

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

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

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from Express readers on local and national talking points.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 10:  New Zealand Prime Minister John Key talks to the media while Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy looks on at Parliament House on March 10, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand. Fonterra and Federated Farmers received anonymous letters in November last year, threatening to contaminate baby formula with 1080 unless New Zealand stopped using the poison for pest control by the end of March.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

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.

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

Diabetes drop-in session for 'peace of mind'

Diabetes Marlborough support officer Chris Robb with a CareSens meter.

6 min ago  Diabetics will be able to find out about new technology used to monitor their condition during a drop-in session on Thursday. 

'Maorithoners' training hard

A group of Marlborough women have clocked up 1800km in six weeks in preparation for the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

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

Auction to raise funds for Jaidyn

4:35 PM  A cattle beast, a signed Warriors jersey and a day's labour by 10 vineyard workers are among auction items that will go under the hammer on Friday at a fundraising event for Blenheim girl Jaidyn Webb and her family. 

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