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Woody Pig and Deer Hunt at Woodbourne Tavern Renwick.
The Hore kids bagged a couple of impressive poseums.
(L to R)
Lilly (12), Peggy (4), Hunter (10), and Gus (6).(all surnames Hore)

Hunting's a family affair

One of Marlborough's biggest hunting contests continues to grow.

Pair in ravine plunge


Blenheim mother saves young son from serious injury after pair fall 20 metres down ravine in Spain.

Full marks for half marathon

Chris Shaw is thrilled with the success of the Saint Clair Half Marathon.

Region tops for hip-ops

Total hip replacements are the most common surgeries in Marlborough.

Students say no to junk food

Teens go cold turkey on junk food in show of support for friend battling cancer.

Bank hands back $58,000

Blenheim customers share a $58,000 cash rebate offered by The Co-Operative Bank.

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Plans to abolish blue cod slot rule

Environment Minister Nick Smith speaks at a launch of a consultation document on changes to blue cod fishing rules.

Plans to abolish a controversial blue cod 'slot rule' were launched in Blenheim on Tuesday.

Marlborough tourist levy "milking tourists"

A Marlborough couple that rent out a small holiday bach in Rarangi say it is grossly unfair they have to pay an annual levy to tourist arm Destination Marlborough.

Bid for Blenheim homeless shelter

Selection panel debate for next council chief


New challenge, familiar court

Volleyballer Jayda Elkington-O’Brien is all smiles as she looks forward to representing New Zealand on her hometown court, Marlborough Lines Stadium in Blenheim, on Thursday night.

For a 15 year-old it doesn’t get much bigger than representing your country at the sport you love in your hometown.

Holland shoots to the top at Marlborough-Nelson champs

Amberley’s Hamish Holland emerged as top shooter when the Marlborough Nelson provincial championships were held in Marlborough on Saturday and Sunday.


Redbacks bow out in semis, show improvement

The Marlborough Redbacks women’s volleyball team gave the reigning national club-champions a challenge in the Queen's Birthday Weekend tournament semifinal in Christchurch on Sunday, but couldn’t overcome them.


Education priorities out of step

Education Minister Hekia Parata with principals from left: John Paul College - Patrick Walsh, Whakatane Intermediate - Douglas McLean, Rotorua Boy's High School - Chris Grinter, Lynmore primary School - Lorraine Taylor and Mountview School Taupo - Carmel Hoetawa.

OPINION: Someone has to publicly come out and ask what many of us are quietly thinking - "What has become of our so-called Ministry of Education?"

Honours should be based on merit

OPINION: Queen's birthday honours should be awarded on merit, not politics

Jane Henley is the former chief executive officer of the World Green Building Council (WGBC).

OPINION: Out of challenge comes opportunity

Jane Henley continues the series on growing the Marlborough economy and doing good at the same time.


New netball gear for Renwick School

Renwick School netballers have received $2000 worth of new uniforms and gear. Pupil Eva Johnson ,8, front centre, is pictured with one of their new balls.

Renwick School netballers have received $2000 worth of new gear and uniforms from ANZ Bank.

Olive oil pressing underway

Pressing of the season's first olive oil has begun for Marlborough growers.

Marlborough wine is proving increasingly popular in the United States

Marlborough wines increase US sales

Marlborough wine is finding increasing favour from North American drinkers with two brands growing sales by nearly 20 per cent in the past 12 months.

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Pre-school to tend trees

Whales Tales children Hunter Rae, left, Zion Anglem-Clarke,  Alexis Magon  and Jah Malakai, at back, were some of the 20 children at the pre-school who helped Kaikoura Lions Club members plant the first of the shrubs beside St Paul's Track where it passes their building. Assisting them were club members Melville Syme, left, Bernie Teen  and Bob Ealam.

5:00 AM  Future generations of children from Whales Tales pre-school will be guardians of the shrubs planted at the South Bay end of the newly opened St Paul's Track.

Be positive, stay alive

5:00 AM  Ted Howard was diagnosed with melanoma in July 2008

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Fewer return Kaikoura satisfaction survey

5:00 AM  Fewer responses were received to the 2015 residents and ratepayers' satisfaction than in the past two years.

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