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Mainland Tactix V Queensland Firebirds.
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Jamaican star has fun in Blenheim

12:55 PM  Marlborough netball fans witness two world-class shooters in the space of six weeks.

Fines no deterrent

19052015 News. Photo: Supplied Marlborough Express. A private car parked illegally on dotted yellow lines in Trevor Cres. Blenheim.

Parking wardens patrolling Horton Park are not detering drivers from parking illegally.

Historic wheel turns full circle

Former Echo crew member is keen to have memorabilia from the ship on public display.

Wheeler gets call-up

Opportunity knocks for pace bowler Ben Wheeler, after injury ruled out Adam Milne.

Top talent celebrated

Marlborough 4 Fun has high hopes for its fourth annual "Marlborough's Top Talent" night. 

Vehicle dealership tops provinces

Blenheim Holden dealership wins national awards for top provincial sales.

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Young people under pressure to conform

Marlborough Youth councillor Jordan Silcock.

16 min ago  The Marlborough Youth Council is celebrating Youth Week with the theme "We are the future". The Express is running a Q&A series with youth councillors every day this week to find out what it's like to be a young person in Marlborough. Next up is Marlborough Girls' College year 11 student Jordan Silcock. 

Scholarships boost passion for wine

Nepalese man studying wine in Marlborough couldn't reach his family after devastating earthquake struck last month.

Muso's art exhibition in Picton

Marlborough colleges channel the Bard


Last-gasp try pushes Kaikoura into lead

Kaikoura’s Marc Nicholls crosses for the match-winning try with time up at Awarua Park on Saturday. Trying his best to prevent the touchdown is Moutere winger Jamie Findlay.

1:33 PM  Whale Watch Kaikoura are the new leaders in the Marlborough division two rugby competition after downing Moutere in a thriller at Awarua Park, Spring Creek, on Saturday.

Nelson shooter on target

12:53 PM  Nelson marksman Martin O’Connor upstaged the local shooters when the Marlborough Clay Target Club held its monthly event on Sunday.

Firebirds centre Kimberley Ravaillion looks to pass.

Table-topping Aussies deal to Tactix

12:54 PM  The Mainland Tactix and Marlborough netball fans left with a feeling of déjà vu following Sunday night’s Trans-Tasman match in Blenheim.


Letters to the editor

Robbie McEwan and his father Bill McEwan end their sit-in to create awareness of climate change after a week of fasting.

Correspondents write about the climate change sit-in, health board funding and kea numbers.

Questions remain in Banks case

John Banks' colourful talk of a "jihad" does not mean he should never have been charged.

Steve Mason competing in the Forrest Graperide, one of the many events and adventures he has been part of during five years as editor of the Marlborough Express.

See you around

Steve Mason says goodbye as editor of the Marlborough Express.


Boutique wineries in the running

040912. News. Photo:Emma Allen/Marlborough Express. Spiegelau International Wine Competition at Marlborough Convention Centre. Day one of the three days of judging began today. File image. Wine glasses ready for tasting.

Boutique Marlborough wineries have the chance to enter a leading wine competition not previously open to them.

Farmlands moves to bigger Blenheim store

A rapidly increasing customer base has seen Farmlands in Marlborough move into bigger premises at Westwood Business Park.

Crown Sheet Metals welder Nick Herdman works on one of the 500,000 litre wine blending tanks for Drylands Winery in Blenheim.

Huge tanks destined for winery

Blenheim engineering firm set for one of its biggest projects ever, making four 500,000 litre tanks for the wine industry. 

Your Marlborough

Muso's art exhibition in Picton

Painter and jazz violinist Richard Adams with his painting "Morning".

Improvisation is the key to both abstract art and jazz music, Richard Adams says.

COLUMN: In a pickle

It’s very satisfying to pickle your own olives. There are a few different ways of doing this but the goal is always the same; to leach out a substance called oleopicrine, which gives olives their bitter taste.

Former Marlburian Steve Gallop is enjoying life in his adopted country.

Across the Tasman: Steve Gallop

Former Express reporter John Alexander continues his series talking to ex-Marlburians now living across the ditch.

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