Rapaura resident Danielle Sandall is sick of people dumping their rubbish on the banks of the Wairau River.

Wairau used as rubbish dump

Woman disgusted by people using Wairau riverbanks as a dumping ground.

Yacht raided for drugs

17022013. JARED NICOLL. The Marlborough Express. Picton and Waikawa Bay. Shot from the hilltop lookout on the Robertson Range above Picton. port harbour

6:35 PM  Police have recovered 25kg of cannabis from a yacht in the Marlborough Sounds.

Mum still grieving for lost daughter

Blenheim woman will revisit Cave Creek site of a deady platform collapse 20 years ago.

Blue Light Trust gets a boost

Police Blue Light gets $3500 donation from community crime prevention publisher.

Utes popular in Marlborough

Marlborough has one of the highest rates of ute ownership in the country.

Radio ham tunes in to Nepal

A Blenheim amateur radio enthusiast is listening in on emergency calls from Nepal.

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Marlborough SPCA seeking donations

The Marlborough SPCA is struggling to cope with the high number of cats and kittens arriving.

6:43 PM  The Marlborough SPCA has been overwhelmed by kittens and puppies in need, and is seeking donations to help cover its costs. 

Hope House shuts doors to young mums

5:58 PM  Hope House to shut doors for young mums

Teachers win court battle with boys' college

Discharge for being drunk with gun


Moli to lead New Zealand Under-20s

Atunaisa Moli, named yesterday to captain the New Zealand Under-20 team in their upcoming tournament, throws a pass for the same side last season.

6:26 PM  Former Marlborough Boys’ College First XV skipper Atunaisa Moli has been named captain of the New Zealand Under-20 rugby team.

Spectacular crash hands Hart title

6:09 PM  Christchurch driver Raymond Hart was made to work hard for his national title at the weekend in what was the hardest fought and most memorable National Powerboat Championship race in recent years.

Eloise van Velthooven, who along with fellow Marlburian Alex Parker, represented the New Zealand senior women's volleyball team this month, despite both still being in their teenage years.

Back in black

6:19 PM  Eloise van Velthooven went from playing schoolgirl volleyball one week to representing her country at a senior level the next, donning the black of New Zealand and the age of 17 earlier this month.


We must remember them

Poppies on a war memorial

Editorial: Large numbers marked Anzac Day by attending services in Marlborough.

Letters to the editor

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

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from readers on local and national talking points.


Retailers close for Anzac Day

Fairweather's waitress Elysia Smith serves customers on Monday, the first time Anzac Day has been 'Mondayised' as a public holiday.

Many Blenheim retailers decided to close for the public holiday.

Hard work continues after harvest

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

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

Hobbit designer behind winery

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

Your Marlborough

Orchestra offers varied programme

Samara Lloyd, playing 1st violin, during a rehearsal for the civic orchestra's autumn show.

The second public concert by the new Marlborough Civic Orchestra will be performed at the Wesley Centre this weekend.

Blenheim woman all about brands

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

Budding yachties Liam and Rhys Blackmore.

The outdoor classroom inspiring Kiwi kids

An outdoor classroom in the Marlborough Sounds has been built on community spirit, goodwill and hard work.

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