Blenheim man Jacob Martin was caught with 20 Nolvadex capsules in his sports bag earlier this month, which landed him in ...

Steroids: Not for milk-livered men

Bodybuilders scared of developing breasts turn to prescription drugs to beat the side-effects. For some, that includes lactating.

Bevan Moody dies

Waitohi prop Bevan Moody during his final game of club rugby, against  Nelson at Neale Park on Saturday.

1:40 PM  Family and friends are mourning for Bevan Moody, who has died after collapsing in a club rugby match.

Act of kindness

An off the cuff quirky comment and simple act of kindness has raised more than $20,000.

Earl Hagaman dies

1:40 PM  The multi-millionaire businessman, who recently sued Labour leader Andrew Little, has died aged 92.

Junior tennis players face old rivals

Marlborough's junior tennis elite play Nelson for the Gardiner Trophy this weekend.

Bright idea to boost town

Night-Illuminate the Community, incorporate a Night Market, Coastal Sparks fireworks event and Lights by the Sea.

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Departure won't hurt co-location

Outgoing Marlborough Girls' College principal Karen Stewart says she would have regretted not applying for the Rangiora job.

0 min ago  Leaving won't impact co-location process, which "isn't reliant on one person", says outgoing principal.

Saint Clair wins big

0 min ago  The family-owned wine company picked up a trophy for New World Producer of the Year.

Just doing my job, sir

NZ's Great Barrier Reef


Edwards continues cross-country streak

Bridie Edwards won the senior girls race at the Tasman secondary schools cross country championships on Wednesday.

Kalani Edwards and Bridie Edwards win senior titles at Tasman secondary schools cross country championships.

Junior tennis players face old rivals

Tennis ball and racquet, ASB Classic Tennis Tournament, Auckland, New Zealand, Friday, January 6, 2006. ...

Marlborough's junior tennis elite play Nelson for the Gardiner Trophy this weekend.

1974 Ranfurly Shield winning coach Jim Dawson dies

Former South Canterbury Ranfurly Shield coach Jim Dawson with his wife Pam.

 The innovative thinker behind South Canterbury rugby team's surprise 1974 Ranfurly Shield win has died.

Weekly golf notes

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activity, clubs, course, equipment, game, golf, grass, leisure, ...

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Big names behind surf competition

Surfer Alan Te Moananui.

Kaikoura Boardriders Coldwater Classic held on Queen's Birthday Weekend has plenty of heavies behind it as big sponsors come on board to support the local surfing event.


Silver lining

Site of the 300-bed workers accommodation village in Ludstone Rd Kaikoura.

The new workers village on the outskirts of Kaikoura is a great boost for the local economy.

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.


Earl Hagaman dies

Hagaman with wife Lani after receiving his CNZM award in 2014.

The multi-millionaire businessman, who recently sued Labour leader Andrew Little, has died aged 92.

NZ's Great Barrier Reef

The Marlborough Sounds Integrated Management Trust thinks something similar to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is ...

Conservationists with plans for their own marine park are looking across the ditch for inspiration.

Bright idea to boost town

Damien Le Breton from NZTA, with Canterbury University students and winners of the NZTA Kaikoura Challenge, Peak ...

Time is ripe for a Night Market, Coastal Sparks fireworks event and a Lights by the Sea community event to attract families over winter.

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.

Your Marlborough

Act of kindness raises $20k

Carol Reardon with t-shirt her family sent for her birthday.

An off the cuff quirky comment and simple act of kindness kick started a fundraising campaign raising more than $20,000.

Art from quake waste

Artist Gwen Scrivner will have a large display of her mosaics on show.

The Eco Art exhibition hosts local works of art and craft using recycled and natural materials.

Just doing my job, sir

Seizing overpriced wine was part of the job for Justices of the Peace 700 years ago. (File photo)

Seizing overpriced wine was once part of the job for Justices of the Peace.

Hospitality a hit

The winning junior pair, president Pam Whitehead, Pat Murphy and Michelle Ritchie.

Competitors travelled from all over the Top of the South to compete in Kaikoura's 'friendly' two-day bridge open tournament.

Heading south for winter?

Teja Kodelja, 25, Thomas' employee, Slovenia: "I've been on the South Island with my boyfriend for two months and it ...

We asked Marlburians what impact the alternative route has had, and what winter could bring.

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