Princess Charlotte's birth has made headlines around the world.

Royal welcome for new arrival

Marlburians have celebrated the arrival of a new Royal baby.

Surgeon says sorry

Jim Nicholls died on the operating table.

Son of a man who died on the operating table gets an apology from the doctor, but not the hospital.

Sting brothers bailed

Two Blenheim brothers arrested in connection with a 25kg cannabis haul are out on bail.

Children beaten by mum and aunt

Sisters assaulted children with metal pipe, wooden back scratcher and sticks.

Restorative Justice for arson

A woman doused a sleepout with fuel and set it on fire with a lit cigarette, court told.

150kmh crash 'no joyride': lawyer

A learner driver sped at 180kmh in Blenheim before crashing into two trees and a sign.

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Blenheim rivers safe again

Bella Le Compte, 4, gets help from her father Mark Le Compte while riding through the Taylor River in Blenheim. Rivers in Marlborough were very low as rain stayed away.

11:39 AM  Rain in April has cleared Marlborough rivers of toxic algae mats and the water should no longer pose a risk to dogs or stock.

Car, remains recovered from crash video

Human remains and wreckage recovered as investigations into mystery death continue.

Kaikoura CEO resigns

Patient was 'failed'


Stella run from Blake

Competitors in the under-16 section of the MGC cross country are up and running.

Stella Blake was far and away the fastest of 226 Marlborough Girls’ College students who contested the school cross country on Friday.

Weekly sports draws

Weekly sports fixtures for the Marlborough region.

Table tennis

Full of Spirit well on top

Full of Spirit came away with a 10-2 win in Thursday’s Marlborough senior table tennis competition against fellow top six contender, Liquorland.


Summer in Kaikoura: Yes, we live and work here

Delwyn Summerton at the Kaikoura Food Company.

At the end of a busy summer, we asked some workers and business owners in Kaikoura about their work/life balance over summer.

The appalling need of Nepal

Here's where we get to show Nepal that we're more than fair-weather friends.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Correspondents write letters on celebrating the province, water extraction and fisheries management.


For the love of food

Blenheim woman Emily Hope aims to change the way people think about food with her new business Hope Nutrition.

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.

Uncertainty for marine farmers

Forty years after it started in the Sounds, marine farming remains a source of pride and controversy.

Blenheim Toyota salesman Scott McDermid says sales for utes are improving.

Utes popular in Marlborough

Marlborough has one of the highest ownerships of utes per head of population in the country.

Your Marlborough

Baker reaps rewards

Susie Baker

Kaikoura photographic artist Susie Baker has landed two awards at the Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards on Saturday.

Biggar running for his mum

Kevin Biggar’s mother was one of life’s unsung heroes, until she died of bowel cancer last year.

Dave Pigou

Special course for marathon runners

Visitors in Marlborough for the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon this weekend will get a unique taste of the province.

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