Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 will be closed for several days while it is tested for the parasite.

Diarrhoea outbreak closes pool

11:34 AM  Seven swimmers have fallen ill after using a public pool in Blenheim.

Kiwis on NZ yacht lost off Fiji

Roger Foley, left, confirmed Havana Coffee's Geoff Marsland, right, was on the yacht.

11:29 AM  Men missing in Pacific Ocean: "You're miles from land, totally in the open ocean and very exposed."

Hunting the 'Kiwi way'

Poachers, and even some young hunters, have "no respect for anyone or anything, not even the animals they're hunting".

Once bitten, not shy

Marlborough vineyard contractor stung for the same employment breach twice in two years.

Drink-driving teen caught again

"Grossly intoxicated" teenager gains second drink-driving conviction in two years.

Wine windfall while whitebaiting?

Whitebaiter claims he found stolen wine stash at Marlborough river.

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Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton'

"The pride of Picton", Joseph Sullivan, heads to the boat at this year's America's Cup.

Former Olympic rower says coming off the pedals in the America's Cup takes a little getting used to.

Seabed scans like 'mowing the lawn'

Eight months, 30 terabytes and 40,000 hectares later, the Marlborough Sounds seabed has been mapped.

Disabled facilities need to change

Health hub row prompts review

Sport

Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton'

"The pride of Picton", Joseph Sullivan, heads to the boat at this year's America's Cup.

Former Olympic rower says coming off the pedals in the America's Cup takes a little getting used to.

MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side

01032017 News Photo - Derek Flynn/Fairfax NZ.
MBC First Fifteen Rugby are now called the Falcons.

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV have a golden opportunity to step up the University of Canterbury rugby championship ladder on Saturday.

Semifinal preview in store

Billy Collins has been in good form for East Coast this season, whether at hooker or loose forward.

The top four Marlborough division one rugby teams square off in a potential semifinal preview on Saturday.

Gymnasts flock to stadium

Local competitor Greta Williams competes at last year's Marlborough gymnastics championships.

Over 550 gymnasts will attend this year's Marlborough Gymnastic Championships.

Manson lays his cards on the table

Robbie Manson proudly displays the New Zealand flag on the victory podium in Poznan on Sunday.

Kiwi rower Robbie Manson played a winning hand to his rivals at the World Cup regatta in Poland.

Opinion

Winemakers join forces

Sir George Fistonich, Villa Marie Estate founder.

It is often said that making wine is the easy bit, selling wine is where the business really starts to get tough, wineries spend a huge amount of time and money on different forms of marketing and that was one of the key drivers for twelve premium family-owned wine producers to form an alliance – the Family of Twelve.

Avoiding nature's privatisation by stealth

A tributary in the Travers Valley, Nelson Lakes National Park.

OPINION: The tourism industry needs boundaries before some sacred Kiwi values are lost forever.

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.

Business

Who makes your clothes?

New Zealand-made is thriving in Blenheim thanks to the ladies at Forward Fashion.

The little town at the forefront of the NZ-made movement. And yes, people are happy to pay more.

Airport talks successful

Marlborough Airport is in discussions with the New Zealand Defence Force about accessing the land they need to expand.

Airport chief executive hopeful meeting with Defence Force staff will pave the way for the airport to grow.

Quake claims top $1.8b

The high-rise building at 61 Molesworth Street was demolished following the November quake.

Cost of damage to Wellington buildings is greater than around the epicentre of the Kaikoura quake

Semi-skilled staff most in demand

290814: Jill Cleave/Hauraki Herald The remains of Paeroa kindergarten being cleared away  by Downer digger driver Ronny Bell.

Vacancies for machinery operators and labourers are on the up, but IT jobs drop.

Patient portals, isn't it time?

Redwoodtown Doctors practice nurse Becky Malin would like to see patients signing-up to the surgery's patient portal ...

The number of patients in Marlborough opting to track their healthcare online is among the lowest in New Zealand.

Your Marlborough

Volunteers up front

Plunket volunteer Maree Chambers, right, with Annjanette Carson and her 10-month-old son Wicket Anderson.

New parents visiting the Plunket rooms in Blenheim will no longer be confronted with an empty front desk.

Dancing in Vanuatu

Blenheim Momentum Dance Company owner Jessica Foley-Taylor, at rear, is going to Vanuatu on a dance charity mission. ...

Dance teacher swaps Blenheim studio for Pacific Island village as she heads off on 10-day dance mission.

Blenheim's bug motel

Faalelei Sioveata, 7, Angel Quinton, 9, and PhilipJunior Fodow, 7, have created a bug-friendly motel.

There's a new motel in town, and it's full of creepy crawlies.

Gymnasts flock to stadium

Local competitor Greta Williams competes at last year's Marlborough gymnastics championships.

Over 550 gymnasts will attend this year's Marlborough Gymnastic Championships.

Craft with the best

Millennium Art Gallery director Cressida Bishop with an illustration by Fifi Colston

Children will have the chance to craft with one of the best when illustrator Fifi Colston holds two special workshops these school holidays.

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