One of the dead eels found in a small stream running through a Picton suburb.

Plumbing faux pas kills eels

Sewage pumped into Picton stream after tradie gets his connections crossed.

Time to talk wine

Pernod Ricard grower liaison Brenton O'Riley competes in the hortisports race as part of the Young Viticulturist of the ...

The largest wine conference in New Zealand starts in Blenheim today.

Is your gas heater making you sick?

12:49 PM  Health Board recommends ban of unflued gas heaters after finding negative health impacts.

Council's pensioner flat problem

The council will have to go into debt if it wants to expand its social housing portfolio, mayor says.

Polluted by marc

The landowner has been supplying affected neighbours with bottled water.

Picton's war on pests video

Volunteers are the front line in the battle to bring back New Zealand's dawn chorus.

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Barsanti bids farewell

Retiring Marlborough District councillor Graeme Barsanti.

Marlborough's longest-serving councillor Graeme Barsanti calls it a day.

Drink-driver's 'cry for help'

She was too drunk to drive to Christchurch, so drove to the police station instead.

Drink-driver sentenced

Dry cleaners burgled

Sport

Prinsep ready for new front row assignment

Makos prop Blair Prinsep hits it up during a training session at Trafalgar Park

 Canterbury's Blair Prinsep is quickly coming to terms with his new role as part of the Tasman Makos' front row.

Tasman schoolgirls rugby team named

Risaleaana Pouri-Lane is one of 11 Motueka HS players named in the Tasman secondary schoolgirls rugby team.

Motueka HS predictably dominate the Tasman secondary schoolgirls rugby team selection.

Van Antwerpen claims trophy

13082016. News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. Gorge Grand Prix cycling race starting from Fairview hall on ...

A strong finishing sprint earned Gerard van Antwerpen the David Duff Memorial Trophy on the Hawkesbury circuit near Blenheim on Saturday.

Netball season nearing climax

Jess Prosser, a key member of the Harlequins premier side, picked up maximum points in the Express Player of the Year ...

 With only four more games to be played in round three, the Marlborough premier netball season is rapidly drawing to an exciting conclusion.

Mariners to play on Thursday

Midfielder Martin Delgado, left, in action against Nelson College.

The Marlborough Mariners will play their Tasman Trophy football semifinal on Thursday evening at Blenheim's A and P Park.

Opinion

Letters to the editor

Carport.

Correspondents write about fallen soldiers, Seddon water, the Marlborough Environment Plan, littering and euthanasia,

Letters to the editor

030712 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. 8 Letters were sent and received the next day.

- postal post ...

Correspondents write about the Marlborough mayoral race, New Zealand's predator-free plan and intolerance.

MP's report

Marlborough and North Canterbury have had very little rainfall in the past two years. In June, Government extended the ...

COLUMN: I'm sure it will come as no surprise to most people that weather statistics indicate we have had an exceptionally warm winter this year.

Finding shelter

One of the state homes for sale in Riversdale,  Blenheim.

One of the state homes for sale in Riversdale,  Blenheim.

Ready to race

Marlborough Car Club members who took part in an autocross event at Omaka, from left, Brodie Cattermole, Taylor Clark, ...

Autocross is a great way for youngsters to learn advanced driving techniques, writes Marlborough Car Club secretary David Taylor.

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Time to talk wine

Pernod Ricard grower liaison Brenton O'Riley competes in the hortisports race as part of the Young Viticulturist of the ...

The largest wine conference in New Zealand starts in Blenheim on Wednesday.

Stream polluted by grape byproduct

Landowner Mike Gifford has agreed to remove the grape marc waste from the site.

The landowner has been supplying affected neighbours with bottled water.

Bumper year for Tourism Holdings

Tourism Holdings has reported a bumper profit result.

Tourism boom drives the campervan company profits.

Switched on to service

Blenheim Electronics staff Sam Tennent, left, and Phillip Albrey have been winning awards with their customer service.

Staff at a popular Blenheim store are so switched on to customer service they have been named the best in the business.

National nod for Blenheim cafe

Watery Mouth Cafe staff, from left, Aiofe Pierce, CaraLee Mulholland, Victoria Giles, owner Juliet Partington, Jemma ...

Savour your next coffee at Watery Mouth Cafe - it could be from the best cafe in New Zealand.

Your Marlborough

Picton's war on pests video

Picton Dawn Chorus predator-free group secretary Siobain Browning shows a group of Picton Kindergarten children how to ...

Volunteers are the front line in the battle to bring back New Zealand's dawn chorus.

Small packages

‘Upstairs’ provides some dreamy solitude.

​Peter and Heather Jameson's 'tiny house' is proof that big does not always mean better.

Seafood the star

Prawn and clam risotto

Prawn and Clam Risotto with Saffron is a definite favourite at Picton's Cafe Cortado.

Paint the town yellow

Volunteer daffodil picker for the Cancer Society Daffodil Day fundraiser Brian Burgess.

Daffodil Day on Friday will see nearly 60,000 daffodils on sale for the Marlborough Cancer Society.

Recycling heroes

Bohally Intermediate School's environmental group, including, from left, Georgia Richards, Hannah Martin, teacher Phil ...

Marlborough pupils have successfully campaigned to convince authorities to back their plan for a new recycling initiative.

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