Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman pays tribute to the fallen as he addressed thousands at the Blenheim Anzac service.

Huge turnout at dawn services gallery video

Thousands pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Anzac Day in Marlborough.

'Severe' quake  gallery video

Damage to a supermarket in Moteuka from the April 24 earthquake.

A "severe" earthquake measuring 6.2 hit inland from Kaikoura, rattling Marlborough.

Anzac Day review gallery

All the latest from around New Zealand as the country marks 100 years since Gallipoli.

Motel rapist guilty

A man has been found guilty of the "brutal" rape of a sex worker in a Blenheim motel.

Clean up reveals dirty habits

An underwater clean up of Waikawa Marina shows more than marine life on seabed.

Runner 'fortunate' despite diagnosis

Eco Yanaga has faced more hurdles than most on the way to the start line of the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

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Saturday sport wrap

Central prop Jake Stafford-Wood surges towards the Stoke tryline for his side’s second try in their Tasman Trophy match at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Several high-profile Marlborough sports teams were in action on Saturday. Five premier rugby sides were involved in the first cross-over round of the Tasman Trophy club rugby competition, the Marlborough Boys’ College First XV was in action in Timaru and the Marlborough Development football side competed in Nelson.

Busy day for Rescue Helicopter

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.

Sounds Air soars

Rape-accused has previous conviction

Sport

Marlborough Development rue slow start

Bjorn Waechter scored Marlborough Development's only goal on Saturday.

The Marlborough Development football side were left ruing a slow start in which they gave up two goals when they went down to Nelson College First XI 3-1 on Saturday.

Saturday sport wrap

Several high-profile Marlborough sports teams were in action on Saturday. Five premier rugby sides were involved in the first cross-over round of the Tasman Trophy club rugby competition, the Marlborough Boys’ College First XV was in action in Timaru and the Marlborough Development football side competed in Nelson.

Marlborough Boys' College First XV prop and try scorer Ty Bampton carries the ball powerfully during his side's 48-16 win over Roncalli College in Timaru, to open their UC Championship season.

MBC First XV kicks off the season with six-try haul

Despite fielding a raft of debutantes, and a long bus ride to Timaru, the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys’ College First XV kicked off their University of Canterbury Championship season in winning style on Saturday, accounting for Roncalli College 48-16.

Opinion

Raising funds and hackles

Stop/go signs were set up on Colville Rd over the weekend and road users were asked to donate a gold coin before continuing their journey.

It's beyond the pale for any charity fundraisers to stand as a barrier that interrupts people going about their day.

Letters to the editor

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

The Marlborough District Brass Band play at the 27th Lions Mistletoe Market in Blenheim.

The magic of the moment

Robin Sutherland sings the praises of the region's brass band, encapsulated in its involvement in a special production in Blenheim during the leadup to Anzac Day.

Business

Hobbit designer behind winery

Jackson Estate managing director Jeff Hart with a model of their proposed boutique winery on Jacksons Road outside Blenheim.

A boutique winery similar to a 1850s bush hut is planned for Marlborough. 

'Fair approach' needed - Key

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

Whitehaven chief winemaker Sam Smail tastes about 100 samples each day.

Hard work continues after harvest

Chloe Winter goes behind the scenes post-harvest at Whitehaven.

Your Marlborough

customer first

01042015 News Photo: Derek Flynn/ Fairfax NZ. 
Tamara Gillan is running a high profile advertising agency in London. She is home for a holiday.

The competitive world of sales and marketing, is all about keeping customers.

commemorating sacrifice

Jim Loe and two or three of his teenage mates signed up to the Territorials in 1941. Jim was 18.

Janette St John, pictured with her husband Dave, raised $2500 for Picton Coastguard’s new boat by taking part in the South Island section of the Tour of New Zealand cycle race.

rescue rider

Through rain and snow Janette St John cycled valiantly to raise money for Picton's Coastguard, while her husband Dave kept in touch from the warmth and comfort of his support van.

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