Marlborough Vets Peter Jerram (left) and Peter Anderson  have released a new book of rural yarns.

Rural vets pen new book video

Two Marlborough vets who have worked together for 40 years have written their second book.

Catholic comes clean

The Blenheim District Court.

Victim in assault trial changes story, claiming she could not lie while under oath.

$1.2m in speeding fines

More than 18,000 people were caught speeding in Marlborough last year, the equivalent of 50 a day.

Stolen wages

He went into the smoko room and put his bank account on someone else's timesheet.

The waiting game

Backlog reveals one person's seven-year agonising wait for a state house, with 144 days the average wait.

Weekly trips to after-hours

Vineyard workers are regularly using the after-hours clinic because they cannot get an appointment with a GP.

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'Horrific' wait for review

After a five year fight, EQC will review Bridget Biss' claim. Biss, left, is pictured with daughter Imogen, 7, and ...

8 min ago  Bridget Biss' earthquake story is a tale of woe.

Fluoride concerns rejected at health board meeting

A health board member's bid to raise concerns about water fluoridation were shut down during a committee meeting.

Health board chief heads south

Protecting the seabed

Sport

Kennard keen to fly in Finland

John Kennard, right, has been co-driving for Kiwi rally ace Hayden Paddon since 2006.

Kiwi WRC star's co-driver primed for big jumps, breakneck speed and podium finish at 'home' rally.

Arotea on their guard against Tasman

Tasman's Tania Hawley, left, and Arotea Kiwi's Harriet Ryan in action earlier this season.

Arotea Kiwi division one women's hockey coach Denise Lloyd is reading nothing into this season's unbeaten run against Nelson team Tasman as they prepare to meet in the Top of the South final on Saturday.

Tasman striker reaches double figures

Briar Luff is leading the golden boot race within the Tasman United squad, scoring 10 times already this season.

Briar Luff has scored 10 times in her first season in the Mainland Women's Premier League.

Mariners turn attention to Tasman Trophy

The Marlborough Mariners will welcome back midfielder Taine Swete for their Tasman Trophy opener against Tahuna in ...

Marlborough Mariners welcome back midfielder Taine Swete for Tasman Trophy opener against Tahuna.

Swaney comes home to Tasman

Tasman United have signed former Canterbury and Waitakere defender Jordan Swaney for the upcoming national league season.

Tasman United recruit ex-national league defender Jordan Swaney.

Opinion

Thinking outside the box

Bridge Street Collective founder, New York-based Galen King, is behind a new shipping container precinct in Nelson's ...

We need visionaries who can turn the mundane into extraordinary focal points.

Scallop closure essential

A temporary closure of the Southern Scallop Fishery area (SCA7) in the Marlborough Sounds is the best way to ensure the ...

COLUMN: The closure of the Marlborough Sounds scallop fishery is the only option, writes Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith.

Wine awards can be relied on

Wine judge Jim Harre.

The independence of wine show judging processes give a solid indicator of quality to consumers.

SATIRE: Pikachu's diabetes scare

The Beaver.

SATIRE: Pokemon Go characters stuffing their faces with nothing but candy and stardust could bring the health system to its knees.

Have your say

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Local body decisions still have a significant impact on our lives.

Business

Brexit and US election fallout loom

Queenstown's Skyline Enterprises flies high in the Deloitte index

Southern ventures weather storm

Mussels on Country Calendar

Clearwater Mussels owners Lyn Godsiff, left, and John Young were judged South Island Farmer of the Year 2015.

One of Marlborough's innovative farmers gets his time on screen.

Martinborough wine pioneer dies

Palliser Estate founding managing director Richard Riddiford has died. He handed over the reigns to Pip Goodwin last year.

Richard Riddiford - the man who helped put the NZ wine region on the world map - has died following a short illness.

Labour summit 'good first step'

Marlborough District Council chief executive Mark Wheeler presents at the labour summit organised by Wine Marlborough on ...

A shortage of accommodation and demand for labour were discussed at a summit on the Marlborough wine industry.

Extra Qantas flights for Christchurch

Daily Qantas flights between Christchurch and Melbourne will begin in December.

Qantas is launching new services between Christchurch and Australia in time for Christmas.

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Marlborough combined colleges production Hairspray.
The Manoa sisters Malia 17, Seini 18, Tatyana 14 and Etilini 17.

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Rural vets pen new book video

Marlborough Vets Peter Jerram (left) and Peter Anderson  have released a new book of rural yarns.

Two Marlborough vets who have worked together for 40 years have written their second book.

Mussels on Country Calendar

Clearwater Mussels owners Lyn Godsiff, left, and John Young were judged South Island Farmer of the Year 2015.

One of Marlborough's innovative farmers gets his time on screen.

Loch Ness monster down under

Nessie is evolving throughout the seasons.

The legend of the Loch Ness monster dates back to the 6th century when Irish monk St Columba supposedly banished a 'water beast' to the depths of the River Ness.

Gardening on the cheap

Selmes Garden Centre staff members, from left, Rhys Thomason and Simon Ridder with some donated second-hand items.

A garden centre is selling second-hand tools to get more people into their gardens.

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Marlborough combined colleges production Hairspray.
The Manoa sisters Malia 17, Seini 18, Tatyana 14 and Etilini 17.

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