Neville Frost, left and firefighter Craig Davies with the burnt out car recovered by police on State Highway 6 near the summit of the Whangamoa Saddle.

Body in car 'not suspicious' video

Discovery of a body in car on Whangamoa Saddle is not suspicious, police say.

Ericson denied parole

Photo - 021107, Supplied / Police. Search for escaped prisoner John Frederick Ericson, aged 45. The search for Ericson, who escaped from a work detail at Wellington Prison late this morning, continues. The northern tip of the Miramar peninsula is sealed off a police search for Ericson.

Claims cocktail of drugs cause of murder fail to convince Parole Board.

Airport prepares for takeoff

The final stage of the multi-million dollar Marlborough Airport expansion is underway.

Saving every precious drop

"Quick and free" water sharing plan proposed to solve region's water woes.

Weather warning for Marlborough

Heavy rain and severe gales are expected in many parts of the South Island.

Last Iroquois flight for veterans video

Marlborough veterans took their last ride in an Iroquois at Base Woodbourne yesterday.

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Woman assaulted in Kaikoura

Police

A woman has been assaulted while walking to a friend's house in Kaikoura, police say.

Marlburians encouraged to join Shakeout

District Council urges Marlborough residents to get on board with new quake initiative.

On-the-spot tests for drink-drivers

Shortage of youth mentors

Sport

Shirley schoolboys finish on top

Marlborough Boys’ College basketballer Jake Southey drives down court during the school sporting exchange with Shirley High School in Blenheim on Tuesday.

2:42 PM  Shirley Boys’ High School teams dominated the annual interschool sporting exchange, winning five of the six fixtures contested at Marlborough Boys’ College on Tuesday.

Indoor bowlers nab trophy

The Marlborough indoor bowls representative team opened their season on a high note with a resounding victory in Nelson on Sunday.

The Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year trophy.

Rugby Player of Year points allocated

Four forwards and one back scooped maximum points in the Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year competition on Saturday.

Opinion

Quake refugees easy targets

KATHMANDU, NEPAL - APRIL 30:  Local residents warm themselves by a fire in the street in Bhaktapur on April 30, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. A major 7.8 earthquake hit Kathmandu mid-day on Saturday, and was followed by multiple aftershocks that triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest that buried mountain climbers in their base camps. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed during the earthquake, leaving over 5500 dead and many more trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear debris and find survivors. Regular aftershocks have hampered recovery missions as locals, officials and aid workers attempt to recover bodies from the rubble.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

To call last Saturday's Nepalese earthquake "devastating" is a huge understatement.

Summer in Kaikoura: Yes, we live and work here

At the end of a busy summer, we asked some workers and business owners in Kaikoura about their work/life balance over summer.

Chef Collin Fassnidge cooking a Kangaroo dish at the Four in Hand Hotel in Paddington. Wednesday 25th September 2013. Photograph by James Brickwood. SHD NEWS 130925

Progress against exploitation

Stojam Stojkov's case sheds light on the dreadful conditions under which migrant workers have been toiling with too little protection.

Business

For the love of food

Blenheim woman Emily Hope aims to change the way people think about food with her new business Hope Nutrition.

A Blenheim woman's love for home-grown fruit and vegetables is helping her on her quest to change the way people think about food.

Uncertainty for marine farmers

Forty years after it started in the Sounds, marine farming remains a source of pride and controversy.

Blenheim Toyota salesman Scott McDermid says sales for utes are improving.

Utes popular in Marlborough

Marlborough has one of the highest ownerships of utes per head of population in the country.

Your Marlborough

Joining forces to save terns

A black-fronted tern along the Clarence River.

14 min ago  Enivonment agencies and landowners are joining forces to save endangered black-fronted terns along the Clarence River.

Eli comes home for good

Eli Montgomery’s mum and dad hope he won’t just be walking in three years, but running.

Katie Hall, left, Suzie Petersen and Marg Garnett are three of the four ''Garnett Gals'' walking in this weekend’s Saint Clair Vineyard half marathon in Blenheim.

Garnett Gals walk for a cause

Not being able to walk in this weekend's Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon hurts more than the sprain that put Suzy Petersen on crutches.

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