Beau Webster inspects a farmhouse in rural Marlborough.

Patrols in post-quake world

As the emotional cracks start to show, rural patrols aren't just about crime prevention.

Body found in search

The Marlborough Coastguard assisted in the search for a diver near Stephens Island on Saturday.

A body has been found following an extensive search for a diver who went missing in the Marlborough Sounds.

'Jordan has fought every step'

Teenager brought out of coma after car crash that killed his friend and injured several others.

Queen St pick-me-up?

A real estate agent is confident a refurbished building will help rejuvenate a quiet central Blenheim street.

Pokie machine deception alleged

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Train plan chugging along

Earthquake fails to derail plans to send cruise passengers loco.

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Funding for tourism promotion

A funding package has been announced to get Kaikoura's tourism back on track.

0 min ago  Funding has been announced to promote tourism in Kaikoura.

Dilemma over Givealittle funding

0 min ago  Kaikoura council faces "ethical dilemma" over distribution of quake recovery funds donated to Givealittle page.

Mutiny forecast over highway

Women supporting women

Sport

He ran the record down

Marlborough Boys' College student and 100 metre sprinter Alex Dawson, 16, has broken a school athletics record which ...

The record may have been twice his age, but that didn't stop Alex from breaking it.

Twin tons for Munro

Colin Munro blasted centuries in each innings during Auckland's Plunket Shield match against Central Districts at ...

Colin Munro achieved a rare feat for an Auckland batsman.

Softball tyros gain recognition

Four Marlborough softballers have been chosen for New Zealand junior squads in 2017. From left, Christian Farrow, ...

Marlborough softball continues to propel players into the national spotlight.

Picton cricketers continue to show way

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Picton maintained their top position in the Marlborough second grade cricket 40-over competition with a hard-fought win over Wairau Valley on Saturday.

Tennis youngsters show skills

Lily Parkinson competes in the 12 girls grade.

Oscar Sandford-Jury picked up three titles when the Vines Village Marlborough junior residential tennis championships were held over the weekend at the Forrest Winery Marlborough Tennis Centre.

Opinion

Keep the ban

16022017 News. Photo: Supplied. Jason Ruawai is chairman of PauaMAC3, the representative body for professional paua ...

OPINION: Keeping the shellfish and seaweed harvest ban in place is a good idea, writes commercial paua diver Jason Ruawai.

Letters to the editor

John Leader talk to an MPI staff member at MPI's Waikawa "drop-in" session about MPI's plans to relocate salmon farms in ...

Correspondents write about the MPI salmon farm relocation drop-in sessions, bank rates, Trump and the media, honorifics, tooth decay and 'the media'.

D-day for paua harvest ban decision

The extent of uplift created by the November 14 quake can be easily traced at Ward Beach.

OPINION: MPI should go ahead and extend the paua harvest ban along the east coast, say commercial paua divers.

Our 'Amazon-scale' environmental crisis

The heavy steel doors from trawling can damage and destroy extensive areas as they are dragged over the seabed.

Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.

OPINION: Ship Cove to Cathedral Square

Between the mountains and the sea - could a new cycle trail help invigorate Kaikoura and the top of the South?

OPINION: The Coastal Pacific Trail is one of the biggest tourism and economic opportunities of our generation.

Business

Pokie machine deception alleged

Mike O'Brien in 2007.

When authorities did not trust a key person, his influence was hidden, court told.

Government extends quake help

Kaikoura businesses will continue to receive financial support as work continues on getting State Highway 1 access to ...

Quake-affected South Island areas will get more financial support, but wage subsidies for North Island businesses will end next week.

Queen St pick-me-up?

The refurbished building on the corner of Queen St and Arthur St.

A real estate agent is confident a refurbished building will help rejuvenate a quiet central Blenheim street.

Dairy farmers ahead of waterway fencing

Fencing off intensively farmed beef cattle from waterways is included in new government proposals to improve water ...

Marlborough had one of the smallest dairy herds in the country with 56 farms containing 21,000 cows.

Big change for rural posties

Picton rural delivery contractor Dennis Wye will have less mail to deliver on Saturday from April 1.

A small drop in income is on the cards for contractors when the Saturday rural post is dropped.

Your Marlborough

Fright night video

Niav Darry on set during the filming of a promotional video for the Omaka Maize Maze horror theme nights.

Fancy a night of terror in a corn field? Well, you're in luck.

Child's play

Members of a Samoan playgroup in Blenheim now have a dedicated space for learning, alongside other Pasifika families.

The first dedicated playgroup space committed to helping Pasifika preschoolers and their families has officially opened its doors in Blenheim.

Mystery behind whale strandings

A volunteer waters down a pilot whale stranded on Farewell Spit.

COLUMN: Department of Conservation community ranger Clare Moore talks about whale strandings.

He ran the record down

Marlborough Boys' College student and 100 metre sprinter Alex Dawson, 16, has broken a school athletics record which ...

The record may have been twice his age, but that didn't stop Alex from breaking it.

Eagles of golf

Marlborough Eagles Golfing Society of New Zealand members, from left, Gary Hildyard, John Anderson, Jack Fisher, Gordon ...

John has loved golf since the first day he played a round, 47-years-ago.

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