Food truck owner Karen Gonzalez, left, serves Priyanthi Bojaraj in November before she was forced to close down her ...

Food cart's unlikely ally

Roadside food truck was ticking along nicely; then came the quake, the customers, the complaint and the shut down.

SH63 no Autobahn

A tourist late for the ferry was caught doing 151kmh on State Highway 63 in the Wairau Valley in Marlborough. (File photo)

Judge tells German tourist clocked at 151kmh on quake detour "we've got to drive a lot slower here".

Man charged with burglary

But before pleading, he wants to know what he could be sentenced to.

The battle back from brain surgery

The road to becoming Crusader No 213 has been far from smooth for Vernon Fredericks.

Chamber chief resigns

After a little more than a year at the top, the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce chief executive has resigned.

Bridge needs support

Alternate highway bridge to have deck strengthened so cars can cross "at a low speed".

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No need to bolster bridges

A campervan uses the ford next to the Wye River bridge, which was shut on Sunday after a truck crash.

NZTA has no plans for more Bailey bridges after crash on single-laner.

A new world for libraries

Self-service kiosks like those in supermarkets will soon appear in the libraries of Marlborough.

Purpose-built a priority

'Promising' results for reseeded paua

Sport

Playing a safe game

Luke Pannell weaves between the opposition players when Central took on Harlequins in the junior rugby finals in 2016.

I really enjoy getting out and watching Junior Rugby as you get to see young people expressing themselves on a sporting stage.

Falcons back on track

Marlborough Boys' College No 8 Vailua Kaloni charges into the Shirley BHS defence during their University of Canterbury ...

 The Marlborough Boys' College First XV are back on track.

The battle back from brain surgery

Vernon Fredericks

The road to becoming Crusader No 213 has been far from smooth for Vernon Fredericks.

Weekly sports draws

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New Central rep hockey tournament.  Central West women v Central East ...

Weekly sports fixtures.

Marlborough excels in pool play

Sophie Smith prepares to pass down the pool during the weekend's water polo tournament at Marlborough Lines Stadium.

Marlborough's first water polo tournament, held last weekend, has been labelled a huge success.

Opinion

Wake up Marlborough

A view over Waitata Reach in Pelorus Sound where New Zealand King Salmon wants five new salmon farms.

The beautiful Marlborough Sounds is not an infinite sink for waste.

Our ferries could bite us in quake

Damage at the Interislander ferry terminal meant rail wagons could not be loaded onto the ferries for two weeks after ...

OPINION: The Cook Strait could be the only way to bring in vital supplies, but the docks will likely be broken for weeks.

Letters to the editor

The Bank of New Zealand branch in Picton will close permanently in two weeks with the bank to concentrate its services ...

Correspondents write about MPI and salmon farms, freedom campers, the closure of BNZ's Picton branch, policy and public projects.

Letters to the editor

A letter writer says Nelson Hospital's cafeteria needs to up its game.

Correspondents write about Marlborough's senior population, food at Nelson Hospital, Anzac Day thanks, salmon farms, and superannuation.

Variation on a classic theme

Marlborough sauvignon blanc wines account for about 80 per cent of all wine grape plantings.

Sauvignon blanc's place as the backbone of the New Zealand wine industry is being celebrated this week.

Business

No need to bolster bridges

A campervan uses the ford next to the Wye River bridge, which was shut on Sunday after a truck crash.

NZTA has no plans for more Bailey bridges after crash on single-laner.

Purpose-built a priority

St Andrews Property Group is developing the former Country Life Motel, south of Blenheim, to house more than 400 ...

Vineyard contractors encouraged out of rental market as Blenheim faces housing shortage.

Marlborough's affordability issue

Marlborough Sustainable Housing Trust chairwoman Bev James, right, in front of the first house the trust completed in ...

Rents are on the rise, and incomes are not keeping pace, leaving more families struggling to get a foot on the ladder.

The Captain's Daughter

Mussels served many ways

 I'm at the creatively named, nautically themed Captain's Daughter, a craft beer bar and bistro in Havelock town.

Chamber chief resigns

Marlborough Chamber of Commerce chief executive Stephen Gullery. (File photo)

After a little more than a year at the top, the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce chief executive has resigned.

Your Marlborough

Winter trend: let's get cosy

Alex Fulton is embracing the cold snap.

The designer in me loves this change of season as it gives me an excuse to redesign spaces to suit the colder weather.

The Captain's Daughter

Mussels served many ways

 I'm at the creatively named, nautically themed Captain's Daughter, a craft beer bar and bistro in Havelock town.

The unexpected teacher

Dance fan Corinne McBride never thought she would become a teacher but now can't imagine her life any other way.

She never planned to teach, but after showing her daughter a dance routine she thought 'why not?'

Youth Gig for Youth Week

College students, back from left, Spencer Lane, Kaleb Wyatt, front from left, Deborah Barron and Parehuia Barron will ...

The talents of Marlborough's young people are set to be showcased at a special gig to celebrate Youth Week.

Dedicated ... to a fault

Marlborough Lines network controller Frank Harvey will graduate after 43 years in the industry.

Network controller Frank Harvey switches on to study after more than four decades in the business.

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Junior Water Polo Championships at Stadium 2000 from Friday to Sunday

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