Marlborough Netball Centre manager Janine Jordaan played through three ankle reconstructions in three years, and says ...

Sprains and aches? Stay away!

Health board tells "weekend warriors" to stop clogging up EDs with minor injuries.

Tramper rescued

A search and rescue team were flown into the Nelson Lakes by the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter on Friday night to ...

A search and rescue team were flown into the Nelson Lakes to locate an injured tramper.

The Malayan Emergency

He remembers the heat; the oppressive tropical conditions, and the dangerous wildlife - snakes, tigers and water buffalo.

Freerunning freedom video

Overcoming obstacles with parkour, one leap at a time.

Throwaways become food, fertiliser

Blue lipped mussels are considered a pest by Marlborough aquaculture companies.

Quake funding not enough

A Government funding boost to help communities recovering from the November earthquake is just "a drop in the bucket", advocates say.

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Much needed pay rise

Aged care worker Carol Singleton, who runs her own business Carol's Home Care, welcomes the Government's pay equity ...

A wage hike for underpaid care workers will come in handy for bills and groceries.

Watertight by winter

Council to complete all high and medium priority repairs after stopbank scare.

Hobbit designer's winery concept

Two men still wanted

Sport

Magic wallop woeful Tactix

The Mainland Tactix's woes continued on Sunday as they lost to the Waikato-BOP Magic.

The Magic beat the Tactix 61-46 in a game where the result was effectively sealed by the end of the first quarter.

Sharks to optimise rotation

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell.

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell will be looking to optimise their squad rotation after a hard fought 95-83 NBL win over the Nelson Giants in Invercargill.

Moutere, Waitohi win

Central fullback Mitch Smith has support from flanker Braden Stewart as he bursts away against Wanderers at Lansdowne ...

Moutere and Waitohi provided the high points for Marlborough-based club rugby sides as the Tasman Trophy cross-over phase kicked off across the top of the south on Saturday.

Netballers try out new courts

The new netball courts at Lansdowne Park were a hive of activity on Saturday.

Lansdowne Park's development as Marlborough's sporting hub took another, giant, step forward on Saturday.

Canterbury netball greats call for review

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Canterbury netball has hit rock bottom. Is it time for an independent inquiry into the struggles?

Opinion

Stopping exotic invaders may be impossible

New Zealand's biosecurity laws are the most stringent in the world. Yet there is probably little chance of slowing down ...

Invasive species "homogenise" indigenous environments.

Another affront to democracy?

Democracy is under severe stress, write Tony Orman.

OPINION: Submissions on King Salmon's application for new farms is lip service to democracy, writes Tony Orman.

Letters to the editor

The Marlborough District Council is seeking feedback on the current recycling scheme.(File photo)

Correspondents write about Anzac Day, columnist Joe Bennett, recycling in Marlborough, and Marlborough wine.

Can I please have some answers?

Early childhood teacher with children, pre-school, kindergarten, generic, reading. Photo: 123rf.com

OPINION: Blenheim woman Kia King has some questions for our government departments.

The powerful pull of the past

The wild beauty of French Pass.

Over the last few years, I've written a lot of columns about growing up at French Pass in the 1950s and 1960s.

Business

Hobbit designer's winery concept

Jackson Estate directors Jeff Hart, left, and John Benton in front of the new winery and cellar door modelled on an ...

They call it collision architecture, an 1850s-style settler's hut wrapped into a new boutique winery in Marlborough.

Blue mussel throwaways to become food, fertiliser

Marlborough mussel farmer Jonathan Large pictured with two-year-old son Archie, is part of a group looking at ways to ...

Blue lipped mussels are considered a pest by Marlborough aquaculture companies.

'Golden tourism cash cow'

A mountain biker rides the Queen Charlotte Track, which could be linked up as part of the Coastal Pacific Trail.

Entrepreneur opens his land to proposed Coastal Pacific Trail, calls for others to follow suit.

A winter more miserable

Indulge owners Mel and Mike Stewart will close their Picton ice cream shop for winter next week, and say the lack of ...

The final ship in the cruise calendar could mark the start of a long, hard winter for Picton.

New immigration policies a mixed bag

The hospitality industry is concerned migrant chefs de partie will be ruled out of the running by new pay thresholds.

Welcome mat out for 4000 temporary migrant workers and their families thanks to new immigration policy, but there's bad news for some employers.

Your Marlborough

Bright bubbly musician remembered

Rona Wiggins was an accomplished pianist with strong links to Nelson who died recently in Australia.

Rona Wiggins died Saturday April 15th in Clunes, Victoria, Australia.

Evita coming to Blenheim

Jessie Sawers, 17, is playing Evita in this year's school production.

Blenheim's colleges will be the first in the country to perform Evita.

The lowdown on low carbon

Marlborough Earth Day Party organiser Peter Deacon has prizes to give away, including a rechargeable light and radio.

Earth Day panel to cast aside differences to go green.

Cunning chooks

Chooks are smarter than they look, especially when there are apples to be got at, writes Mandy Evans.

COLUMN: Chooks are smarter than you may think, especially when apples are involved, writes Saturday Express gardening columnist Mandy Evans.

Track like no other

The Queen Charlotte Track is made possible through a public/private partnership between land owners, the Department of ...

OPINION: The Queen Charlotte Track is unique in the way it is managed, writes Queen Charlotte Track Landowners Cooperative director Lynda Scott-Kelly.

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