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Tim Jopson
dairy farmer sells fresh farm milk from his farm gate.
new rules and regulations.

Raw milkers sour with new rules

Tuamarina couple say new raw milk regulations will cost them an extra $5000 a year.

Watson fails drug tests

Scott Watson in the High Court in Christchurch. He was denied parole.

Convicted murderer took drugs in jail and said to be at 'very high risk' of re-offending.

'Miracle' whale calf sighting

A whale calf spotted in Cook Strait is only the second seen in NZ waters since 2010.

School hit by funding cuts

Picton School decile change puts jobs and book scheme under threat.

Man sentenced for ramming police

Nelson man who rammed police with son, drugs and a gun in his car avoids jail term.

Makos call in reinforcements

Tasman coaches call on players from club ranks for Makos Emerging Players squad.

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Texting adds to Youthline workload

Marlborough young people contacted telephone counselling service Youthline 8438 times last year.

Youthline fielded more than 8000 queries from Marlborough young people last year. 

Newborn humpback in Cook Strait

A newborn whale calf has been seen during a Cook Strait whale survey.

Cows milked during ban, says council

Historic graves to be restored

Sport

Junior squash stars coming to town

Marlborough players Amelia Wadsworth and Quinn Udy will be in action during the South Island age group championship which begin at  Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 on Friday.

Several Marlborough players are expected to have a big say in proceedings when the Marlborough Squash Rackets Club hosts the South Island age group championship at Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000.

Ainley keen to extend winning run with Tasman

Foundation player Alex Ainley sat back and watched as many of his Tasman Makos team-mates signed Super Rugby contracts.

Acquiesce, seen here in race one of the series, won division one of race five in the NZ King Salmon Winter Series hosted by the Waikawa Boating Club on Sunday.

Acquiesce and Playwright excel

A mix of wind strengths in the sounds on Sunday provided a challenge in race five of the NZ King Salmon Winter Series.

Opinion
An image from Mum's Diet by Joy Cowley, who says that, far from shaming fat people, the 1987 children's book promotes a healthy acceptance of all body types.

Body-shamer shaming is ... shameful

OPINION: It’s time we faced up to the harm that can be done by extreme literary diets.

Business

Perfect blend for new winery

Former Highfield Estate staffers, from left, Al Soper and Peter Coldwell have joined forces with TerraVin winemaker Gordon Ritchie, right.

Highfield Estate and TerraVin will retain individual brand styles after three staff members struck a deal to work together.

Yealands sale 'healthy and transparent'

Key players involved in the Yealands Wine Group sale to Marlborough Lines respond to concerns raised over the deal,

Churton Wines owners Mandy and Sam Weaver have put their organic vineyard on the market.

Pioneering organic vineyard for sale

A pioneering organic Marlborough vineyard in Waihopai Valley is on the market.

Your Marlborough

The best of friends

"Pippa" the dog at Marlborough's SPCA.

Over the past two weeks, Pippa, an 11-year old beardie cross and Sky Veevers have developed a mutual affection, one Sky is prepared to call love.

Book worm becomes award-winning writer

A Renwick student who reads five books a week is glowing after becoming a regional prize winner for her short story.

Oliver Mandeno, 11, left, contemplates his next move at a Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 holiday programme, while Bridie Walker, 7, Tegan Walker, 9, and Chelsea Mandeno, 9, prepare to make a move.

Plenty of holiday fun to be had

Thousands of children and teens will be out and about during the school holidays over the next two weeks.

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