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Marcel Rood has uncovered a 60 year old cheese vat while renovating a cheese factory for his new cafe at The Grove in the Marlborough Sounds.

Factory fixup unearths hidden gem

10:25 AM  Historic discovery found during work on 104-year-old former cheese factory.

Marlborough appeal

Aucklanders are able to buy a home in Marlborough for half the price.

Aucklanders are cashing in and buying homes in Marlborough for half the price.

Couple priced out of Auckland

Matthew and Kirsten Muir won't have to be mortgaged up to the hilt in  Marlborough.

Severe weather watch for region

10:19 AM  Severe weather watch issued for Marlborough, with slips and flooding possible.

Yealands worth $105m on Rich List

10:28 AM  The National Business Review estimates wine grower Peter Yealands' fortune at $105m.

Marlborough muso vows to rock on

10:30 AM  Young musician fails to make cut for Rockquest but could win people's choice award.

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Dale carries the torch for Marlborough

Former Special Olympics medallist Dale Smit has returned from Los Angeles, in the United States, where he was one of 10 torch bearers ahead of the 2015 games. He is pictured with the torch and some of mementos from his two week trip.

Two weeks of carrying the torch ahead of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games was an amazing but exhausting experience, a Blenheim man and former medalist says.

Fever cast signs off for last time

Blenheim's college students performed for the last time at the Marlborough Civic Theatre on Saturday and said 'goodbye' to the old girl in style.

'I can't believe this is happening' video

Fishing trip ends in mayday call

Sport

Table tennis thriller won by Arawa

Table tennis

10:12 AM  Arawa and Liquorland played out a thrilling match in section one of the Marlborough senior A grade table tennis competition on Thursday.

Development a grade above opponents

Marlborough Development got their Tasman Trophy football campaign off to a flying start on Saturday.

Makos midfielder Trael Joass breaks into open territory during Saturday's match against an Otago XV at Nelson's Trafalgar Park.

Tasman snatch late win over Otago

The Tasman Makos mended some cracks with Saturday's 31-25 pre-season rugby win over an Otago XV at Trafalgar Park but they're still in desperate need of some polish.

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.

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

Dale carries the torch for Marlborough

Former Special Olympics medallist Dale Smit has returned from Los Angeles, in the United States, where he was one of 10 torch bearers ahead of the 2015 games. He is pictured with the torch and some of mementos from his two week trip.

Two weeks of carrying the torch ahead of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games was an amazing but exhausting experience, a Blenheim man and former medalist says.

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 a charity auction. 

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

Bowls for life

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

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