The Marlborough Tramping Club treks through the snow on Mt Boundary.

'Tramping is mountain climbing'

At 1700 metres, sitting cold and alone, Aussie Jeffrey Kitt realised tramping in NZ is nothing like home.

Makos steel themselves

Counties Manukau' first five Piers Francis is held by the Makos defence the last time the sides met, in Pukekohe last year.

Blenheim has been a happy hunting ground for the Steelers in recent NPC seasons.

Steam train planned for Picton video

A World War I train will take cruise ship passengers from Picton to Blenheim, and back again.

Region could need third hospital

But with neither the funding nor the workforce, what's the solution?

White wine could turn red video

Que syrah, syrah: Climate change could bring rising temperatures - and see NZ's signature sav pushed out.

Man denies aggravated robbery

He pleaded not guilty to six charges and elected trial by jury.

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Post-settlement issues

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Attorney-General Chris Finlayson met with three Top of the South iwi on Tuesday.

Putting Picton on the map

There are 20 cities and towns on MetService's South Island map. Picton wants in.

Woman grabbed in Blenheim

'Mum and dad' investors hooked


QCYC fired up for new season

Harry Edwards from the Queen Charlotte Yacht Club sails a P class yacht at the club's opening.

  The Queen Charlotte Yacht Club opened their season with the usual bang on Sunday.

Table tennis rankings revealed

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Alex Kennedy and Boe Aitchison maintained their top positions when the 2016 Marlborough table tennis rankings were announced at the association's end-of-season dinner last week.

Water polo finals decided

Johanna Lloyd looks to pass during the Marlborough water polo third term finals at the Marlborough Aquatic Centre.

The action was fast and furious when the finals of the third term water polo competition were played at the Marlborough Aquatic Centre last week.

Top season earns Udy squash nomination

Quinn Udy plays a backhand shot during his match against Megan Craig at the South Island champs in Blenheim.

 Quinn Udy is squash's male nominee for the 2016 Marlborough Sports Awards.

Owen provides shooting highlight

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Thirty intrepid clay target shooters braved damp, windy conditions at the Wairau Bar club grounds to compete in the annual Marlborough District Champs on Sunday.


Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about marijuana, the leak at the Marlborough District Council, nature's calendar, native broom, cuts to funding for social agencies and transparency.

OPINION: Healthy response to the ballot, please

A Taranaki District Health Board meeting.

OPINION: We tend to think of DHBs as playing third fiddle in a two-piece orchestra.

Freshwater fishing jewel

The Wairau River Reserve area is the jewel in Marlborough freshwater fishing crown.

OPINION: Let us hope Marlborough's rivers will give enjoyment to many more generations, writes Barrie Clark.

MP's report

Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith, right, with Duncannon operations manager Robert Slatter at the worker accommodation facility.

COLUMN: I recently had the privilege of visiting Duncannon seasonal worker accommodation to see their operations first-hand and I have to say, I was very impressed.

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about action on climate change, voting wisely, and abatement notices.


Why white wine could turn red video

Plant and Food scientist Mike Trought examines bud burst at the Marlborough Research Centre vineyard in Blenheim.

Que syrah, syrah: Climate change could bring rising temperatures - and see NZ's signature sav pushed out.

Cottage industry

Leighvander Cottage in the Wairau Valley, Marlborough.

It takes some courage to leave the beaten path and start your own business.

'Mum and dad' investors hooked

NZ King Salmon produces the premium Ora King brand for export

Interest in NZ King Salmon shares from companies has also been strong.

The lowdown: Kaikoura Cheese

Tenara ash-coated goat cheese.

Just what makes this award-winning cheese so darn good?

Power trust delays customer payout

Marlborough Lines pylons in the Awatere Valley.

Electricity users to wait longer for their share of Yealands deal profits, but dividend is triple last year's.

Your Marlborough

'Tramping is mountain climbing'

The Marlborough Tramping Club treks through the snow on Mt Boundary.

At 1700 metres, sitting cold and alone, Aussie Jeffrey Kitt realised tramping in NZ is nothing like home.

It's going to be all white

White is white, right? Not quite.

Design guru Alex Fulton, from AFD Design, loves colour, but she also has some great advice for interiors when it comes to white.

Keeping boredom at bay

Seven-year-old Sienna Rogge, right, enjoys arts and crafts with some of her friends during the school holidays.

Two weeks can be a long time to keep the children amused, especially when the weather is wet. Here is a round up of some of the fun events taking place Marlborough.

Fresh face at the food bank

Marlborough Food Bank street appeal volunteer co-ordinators Petrea and Bruce Barker hand over the reins to Jo Lane, right.

Two become one as the street appeal gets a new co-ordinator.

On your 'marina' marks

Runners take part in the Marina 2 Marina trail run in Picton.

A popular running race taking in the scenic Marlborough Sounds is set to attract hundreds of competitors.

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