Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman pays tribute to the fallen as he addressed thousands at the Blenheim Anzac service.

Huge turnout at dawn services gallery video

Thousands pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Anzac Day in Marlborough.

'Severe' quake  gallery video

Damage to a supermarket in Moteuka from the April 24 earthquake.

A "severe" earthquake measuring 6.2 hit inland from Kaikoura, rattling Marlborough.

Anzac Day review gallery

All the latest from around New Zealand as the country marks 100 years since Gallipoli.

Motel rapist guilty

A man has been found guilty of the "brutal" rape of a sex worker in a Blenheim motel.

Clean up reveals dirty habits

An underwater clean up of Waikawa Marina shows more than marine life on seabed.

Runner 'fortunate' despite diagnosis

Eco Yanaga has faced more hurdles than most on the way to the start line of the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

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News

Fashionistas show up in style for Cup day

Patrick Redwood and Amanda White won best dressed male and female at the inaugural Bayleys Fashion in the Field contest on Sunday.

7:04 PM  Marlborough fashionistas were strutting their stuff on a catwalk for the inaugural Bayleys Fashion in the Field contest.

Rare giant turtle washes ashore

A rare two metre long turtle, its head larger than a soccer ball, has washed ashore in Marlborough's Pelorus Sound.

Fire engulfs digger

Waste plant gets government aid

Sport

Marlborough Cup win keeps Right Royal Rose's career going

Jockey Kylie Williams brings Right Royal Rose back into the Waterlea Racecourse birdcage after taking out the Peter Yealands Wines Marlborough Cup, feature race on the second day of the two-day meeting.

2 min ago  An upset win in the Marlborough Cup has prolonged the racing career of Right Royal Rose.

MBC First XV kicks off the season with six-try haul

Despite fielding a raft of debutantes, and a long bus ride to Timaru, the NZ King Salmon Marlborough Boys’ College First XV kicked off their University of Canterbury Championship season in winning style on Saturday, accounting for Roncalli College 48-16.

Bjorn Waechter scored Marlborough Development's only goal on Saturday.

Marlborough Development rue slow start

The Marlborough Development football side were left ruing a slow start in which they gave up two goals when they went down to Nelson College First XI 3-1 on Saturday.

Opinion

Raising funds and hackles

Stop/go signs were set up on Colville Rd over the weekend and road users were asked to donate a gold coin before continuing their journey.

It's beyond the pale for any charity fundraisers to stand as a barrier that interrupts people going about their day.

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from Express readers on local and national talking points.

The Marlborough District Brass Band play at the 27th Lions Mistletoe Market in Blenheim.

The magic of the moment

Robin Sutherland sings the praises of the region's brass band, encapsulated in its involvement in a special production in Blenheim during the leadup to Anzac Day.

Business

Hobbit designer behind winery

Jackson Estate managing director Jeff Hart with a model of their proposed boutique winery on Jacksons Road outside Blenheim.

A boutique winery similar to a 1850s bush hut is planned for Marlborough. 

'Fair approach' needed - Key

Prime Minister John Key says the government is reviewing Easter trading laws. 

Whitehaven chief winemaker Sam Smail tastes about 100 samples each day.

Hard work continues after harvest

Chloe Winter goes behind the scenes post-harvest at Whitehaven.

Your Marlborough

customer first

01042015 News Photo: Derek Flynn/ Fairfax NZ. 
Tamara Gillan is running a high profile advertising agency in London. She is home for a holiday.

The competitive world of sales and marketing, is all about keeping customers.

commemorating sacrifice

Jim Loe and two or three of his teenage mates signed up to the Territorials in 1941. Jim was 18.

Janette St John, pictured with her husband Dave, raised $2500 for Picton Coastguard’s new boat by taking part in the South Island section of the Tour of New Zealand cycle race.

rescue rider

Through rain and snow Janette St John cycled valiantly to raise money for Picton's Coastguard, while her husband Dave kept in touch from the warmth and comfort of his support van.

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