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Derek Cordes, Secretary/Treasurer of the Helicopter Industry Museum Trust is seeking to build a Rotor Craft Museum to compliment the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre's existing display.

$1m needed for museum

A museum specialising in helicopter history could become a reality for Marlborough.

Four plead not guilty

Pokie machines.

Four men have pleaded not guilty to allegations of $30 million in gaming fraud.

'Can't believe this is happening' video

Scott Wallis broke his leg at sea and the skipper put out a mayday call. Then the vessel started sinking.

Comedian coming to Havelock

Kiwi comedian Nick Rado, who writes for the hit TV show 7 Days, is heading to Havelock next weekend for a night of comedy and charity.

Businesses split over levy

A proposed levy to revamp Blenheim's CBD meets with a mixed response.

Couple convicted of benefit fraud

Renwick couple's benefit fraud robbed taxpayers of almost $50,000, judge says.

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News

Fishing trip ends in mayday call

A Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter paramedic attends to an injured person from the launch Maraqeta near French Pass.

A fishing trip took a dramatic turn when a leak and a broken leg resulted in a mayday call. 

Renwick woman five times over limit

A Renwick woman has been convicted of drink driving after she was caught five times over the legal limit.

Mayday from charter boat cancelled

Man remanded on child sex charges

Sport

Fundraiser planned for squash duo

Marlborough squash players Kiriana Andrew, left, and Amelia Wadsworth are hoping for national selection.

A fundraising breakfast is being held on Wednesday, August 5, to assist two of Marlborough's most promising young squash players as they bid to represent New Zealand in Sydney in late August.

Marlborough players make Tasman under-19 squad

Several Marlborough-based players have been included by Tasman under-19 rugby coach Kahu Marfell in an impressive 33-player squad.

Shane Evans will lead Central Pirates' attack against clubmates Central in the second round of the Knockout Cup on Saturday.

Football feast set for A&P Park

Five games of top-class football will be staged at Blenheim’s A&P Park on Saturday.

Opinion

Chance for potential Tasman Makos to show wares

Big English lock Will Carrick-Smith gets his chance to impress against Manawatu.

The payoff for compelling club form is about to be rewarded as the Tasman Makos rugby selectors cast their eye over the province's emerging talent.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

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Letters to the editor

Readers write in about the Picton Library and the councillors abstaining from voting on the civic theatre.

Business

A love of curry

Love Thy Curry founder Mia Yealands can't believe how the business has taken off. She is looking for someone to take over so it can grow even larger.

7:45 AM  Mia Yealands always had high hopes for her small business Love Thy Curry, but never expected it to grow as quickly as it has over the past three years.

Picton store to close

Keith Allen, owner of Picton's Second Time Around second hand shop, is not ready to be thrown out on the employment junk heap.

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Business.
Andy Rowe.
Cuddons Engineering.
standing next to a freeze drier.

Marlborough looking to attract skilled migrants

A Marlborough businessman said the region can offer competitive wage rates and quality lifestyles to attract skilled migrants if they are ready to work here.

Your Marlborough

Bowls for life

John Romano has been made a life member of Bowls Marlborough.

9:00 AM  It is an honour to be awarded a life membership from Bowls Marlborough, John Romano says. 

A love of curry

7:45 AM  Mia Yealands always had high hopes for her small business Love Thy Curry, but never expected it to grow as quickly as it has over the past three years.

Julian Batchelor, 12, with "Angel" and Rhilee Baker, 11, with "Sparky".

Open day at Walnut Ranch

Animal-lovers of all ages will be in for a treat if they head down to the Walnut Ranch Animal Farm Park open day this Saturday. 

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