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World War 2 fighter ace stationed at Omaka

WW2 pilot Bryan Bryan will be a gold-card guest at the 2015 Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow in Blenheim over Easter, next weekend.
Royal New Zealand Air Force bomber pilot Bryan Cox climbs down from his first solo flight in a Harvard aircraft at Harewood, in 1943.

Support you can trust

In Blenheim, trust worker Jessica Dobbie connects children at Redwoodtown School with St Ninian's Church.

Tiny plot packs a punch

It may only be one hectare, but this small garden in the centre of Blenheim is simply stuffed with blooms.

Biography from London to Blenheim

Blenheim businessman Terry Gillan recounts his life's stories in a new book, You hum it, I'll play it.

Police chase teens in stolen car

Road spikes used to stop teenagers driving a car stolen from an 87-year-old man.

Scramble for jobs after cyclone

Vanuatuans are desperate to find work in Marlborough following Cyclone Pam, contractor says.

Hagley Joinery splits in two

Hagley Joinery is closing its operation in Blenheim and will be replaced by two separate Marlborough-owned and operated businesses.

Contractors focus on quality

When Craig Mill and Barbara Mortensen started their own contracting business in 2008, the only thing on their minds was to be a cut above the rest.

Park manager a people person

Air show focus on replicas

Plastic not as fantastic

Despite eight months of hard work, a campaign to rid Picton of plastic bags has yet to take off, but volunteers driving it say they won't be deterred.

Strong lineup for Marlborough Open

The Marlborough Squash Club has attracted a strong field to the Fairweathers 2015 Marlborough Open which begins on Friday.

MBC eight make Maadi Cup final

The Marlborough Boys' College under-18 eight have booked a place in the Maadi Cup final.

Zeilinger digs in for big win

Resort weekend reward for Nicolle

Black Caps unite New Zealand

Patrick Dawkins checked in with some prominent cricket lovers in Marlborough to gauge their thoughts ahead of the Cricket World Cup final.

Skill of keeping options open

Former Express editor Lance Dodd considers his loyalties as the Cricket World Cup gets to the pointy end.

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from Express readers on local and national talking points.

The wind-down from summer

Religion not cause of wars - scholar

Litigation row

The parents of St Bede's rowers taking the school to court should think good and hard about the pyrrhic nature of this victory.

'Pre-nup' protection ... for parents

Mums and dads who give cash to help their grown-up children should insist it's protected in case of a falling out, lawyer says.

Shoppers tip no-breaks backlash

Marlborough shoppers would boycott Cotton On if the company stripped staff of their tea breaks.

Invivo breaks crowdfunding record

Moa: Deal enables big expansion

Crowdfunding plan for wine company

Two businessmen, famous for making Graham Norton's signature wine from Marlborough grapes, are taking their company to the crowd.

Milestone for the mainstream

Two new Mac's beers suggest times are a-changin' at Lion.

Cricket hits GrapeRide for six

The hugely popular Forrest GrapeRide in Marlborough has not sold out for the first time in its history, and organisers are blaming the Cricket World Cup.

Dashwood Pass almost done

Finishing touches are being completed to the Dashwood Pass in Marlborough with the road to open next week before Easter traffic hits.

Sports draws

Sporting fixtures and schedules from around the region.

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