Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman pays tribute to the fallen as he addressed thousands at the Blenheim Anzac service.

Huge turnout at dawn services gallery video

Thousands pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Anzac Day in Marlborough.

'Severe' quake  gallery video

Damage to a supermarket in Moteuka from the April 24 earthquake.

A "severe" earthquake measuring 6.2 hit inland from Kaikoura, rattling Marlborough.

Anzac Day review gallery

All the latest from around New Zealand as the country marks 100 years since Gallipoli.

Motel rapist guilty

A man has been found guilty of the "brutal" rape of a sex worker in a Blenheim motel.

Clean up reveals dirty habits

An underwater clean up of Waikawa Marina shows more than marine life on seabed.

Runner 'fortunate' despite diagnosis

Eco Yanaga has faced more hurdles than most on the way to the start line of the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

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News

Rare giant turtle washes ashore

Te Kopi Bay resident Mark Pengelly found a 2.1 metre-long leatherback sea turtle on Saturday.

A rare two metre long turtle, its head larger than a soccer ball, has washed ashore in Marlborough's Pelorus Sound.

Fashionistas show up in style for Cup day

Marlborough fashionistas were strutting their stuff on a catwalk for the inaugural Bayleys Fashion in the Field contest.

Fire engulfs digger

Waste plant gets government aid

Sport

Table tennis competition begins

Table tennis

12:06 PM  Four close encounters marked the opening round of Marlborough’s A grade table tennis competition on Thursday.

Marlborough Cup win keeps Right Royal Rose's career going

An upset win in the Marlborough Cup has prolonged the racing career of Right Royal Rose.

Central prop Jake Stafford-Wood surges towards the Stoke tryline for his side’s second try at Blenheim's Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Central, Moutere fly flag in Tasman Trophy

11:44 AM  Only two Marlborough sides scored victories as the Tasman Trophy club rugby competition entered its cross-over phase on Saturday.

Opinion

Letters to the editor

11:55 AM  More correspondence from readers on local and national talking points.

The magic of the moment

Robin Sutherland sings the praises of the region's brass band, encapsulated in its involvement in a special production in Blenheim during the leadup to Anzac Day.

Stop/go signs were set up on Colville Rd over the weekend and road users were asked to donate a gold coin before continuing their journey.

Raising funds and hackles

It's beyond the pale for any charity fundraisers to stand as a barrier that interrupts people going about their day.

Business

Hobbit designer behind winery

Jackson Estate managing director Jeff Hart with a model of their proposed boutique winery on Jacksons Road outside Blenheim.

A boutique winery similar to a 1850s bush hut is planned for Marlborough. 

'Fair approach' needed - Key

Prime Minister John Key says the government is reviewing Easter trading laws. 

Whitehaven chief winemaker Sam Smail tastes about 100 samples each day.

Hard work continues after harvest

Chloe Winter goes behind the scenes post-harvest at Whitehaven.

Your Marlborough

Blenheim woman all about brands

01042015 News Photo: Derek Flynn/ Fairfax NZ. 
Tamara Gillan is running a high profile advertising agency in London. She is home for a holiday.

The competitive world of sales and marketing, is all about keeping customers.

Commemorating sacrifice in Ward

Jim Loe and two or three of his teenage mates signed up to the Territorials in 1941. Jim was 18.

Janette St John, pictured with her husband Dave, raised $2500 for Picton Coastguard’s new boat by taking part in the South Island section of the Tour of New Zealand cycle race.

Cycle tour hard work, but worth it

Through rain and snow Janette St John cycled valiantly to raise money for Picton's Coastguard, while her husband Dave kept in touch from the warmth and comfort of his support van.

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