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

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

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Anzac Day live coverage

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

'Severe' quake near St Arnaud gallery video

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

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

Busy day for Rescue Helicopter

A rescue helicopter made two trips to Golden Bay overnight

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.

Sounds Air soars

Marlborough flyer expands again by snapping up Taupo to Wellington route Air NZ abandoned.

Rape-accused has previous conviction

Hobbit designer behind winery

Sport

Skipper to miss battle of young guns

Robbie Columbus, who with skipper Ollie Baker out injured will pair with his brother Jordan at centre back for Marlborough Development against Nelson College First XI on Saturday.

Marlborough Development will face a step up in competition on Saturday without their skipper when they take on the Nelson College First XI.

Netball courts busy on Anzac Day

Defending champions Harlequins will have plenty of company from their club when grade one netball this season when play gets underway on Saturday.

Mitch Smith, who will captain the Marlborough Boys' College First XV in 2015, takes the ball to the line against Scots College during a preseason match at Lansdowne Park while being supported by Ma'ara Ave. MBC kick off their UC Championship season in Timaru against Roncalli College on Saturday afternoon.

MBC First XV to tackle new season

A new-look team enters a newly-named tournament on Saturday when the Marlborough Boys' College First XV kicks off their UC Championship season.

Opinion

Raising funds and hackles

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.

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

Letters to the editor

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

The Marlborough District Brass Band play at the 27th Lions Mistletoe Market in Blenheim.

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.

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

customer first

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

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.

rescue rider

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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