Allan Scott Family Winemakers winemaking director Josh Scott has blended grapes with hops to make "craft wine".

Wine meets beer in crafty twist

A Marlborough winery has put a brewer's twist on the region's flagship wine variety.

Surgeon case referred

Surgeon Mike Parry.

A former Blenheim surgeon could face further action over operating table death.

Grape spill clean up only $7600

Marlborough ratepayers will pay about $22,000 less than last year to clean grape spills.

Hunter bailed on cruelty charges

A hunter has appeared in court charged with animal cruelty against a wild pig.

Boardwalk will help raise profile

Havelock gets behind boardwalk project in hope of attracting more visitors to township.

Man arrested in drug sting missing

A judge issues warrant after accused drug dealer failed to appear in court.

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Sad ending for leatherback turtle

Te Kopi Bay resident Mark Pengelly found the 2.3-metre long leatherback turtle on Anzac Day.

10 min ago  It's a sad ending for Poppy the rare leatherback turtle, who has been left to rot on a beach in the Marlborough Sounds.

MRI machine arrives in Blenheim

18 min ago  Patients will no longer have to travel to Nelson Hospital for an MRI

Marlborough Lines sells stake in Horizon Energy

Blenheim rest home grateful dementia patient found


Kennard convinced WRC campaign on track

Hayden Paddon, left, and John Kennard have had a challenging start to their World Rally Championship season, but are confident better times lie ahead.

Late last month, a spectacular brush with spectators in Argentina made New Zealand’s leading rally duo the talk of the World Rally circuit.

Wilson earns another NZ call-up

Former Falcons left-back Sam Wilson has once again been called into the New Zealand under-17 football team.

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First XV calls in ex-internationals

"Beauty and the Beasts" is what the New Zealand King Salmon Marlborough Boys' College First XV are calling their annual fundraising auction this year, with a guest speaker line-up featuring three former internationals.


Making better connections


I encourage Marlborough residents to be a part of the process of identifying areas where mobile and broadband coverage could be improved.

Quake refugees easy targets

To call last Saturday's Nepalese earthquake "devastating" is a huge understatement.

Bradley and Ellen Livingstone at the Dunedin Art Gallery.

Letting down victims of violence

Police and the courts should be learning from the deaths of Edward Livingstone and his two children.


Airport expansion in final stage

A roof will be put on the new extension at the front of the Marlborough Airport later this month.

The final stage of the multi-million dollar Marlborough Airport expansion is underway.

For the love of food

A Blenheim woman's love for home-grown fruit and vegetables is helping her on her quest to change the way people think about food.

An enticing mix of old and new. Vintage Events also provides furniture and decor for photo shoots along with photo booths for events.

Home and Garden: A touch of magic in Marlborough

Show Paula Theodore a bare room, and she’ll see magical potential.

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Joining forces to save terns

A black-fronted tern along the Clarence River.

Enivonment agencies and landowners are joining forces to save endangered black-fronted terns along the Clarence River.

Eli comes home for good

Eli Montgomery’s mum and dad hope he won’t just be walking in three years, but running.

Katie Hall, left, Suzie Petersen and Marg Garnett are three of the four ''Garnett Gals'' walking in this weekend’s Saint Clair Vineyard half marathon in Blenheim.

Garnett Gals walk for a cause

Not being able to walk in this weekend's Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon hurts more than the sprain that put Suzy Petersen on crutches.

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