Blenheim's red recycling crates would be used for glass only.

Wheelie bins for Marlborough?

"There's always been a concern about the wind blowing rubbish across the road and down the driveways and that sort of carry-on."

Paua ban extended

Coastal uplift has caused a loss of habitat for juvenile paua.

Emergency closure of fishery pushed out by nine months to help quake-battered stocks.

Teens offered trauma support

Private room set up for students struggling to cope with death of classmate.

Victory for rower

Robbie Manson's single-minded pursuit of excellence paid huge dividends at the national championships.

New-look trust for Rangitane

Three new trustees have been voted onto the governing trust of Marlborough iwi Rangitane o Wairau.

'Got a problem? Come watch'

Organisers of NZ's oldest rodeo invite animal activists to attend.

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Sentenced for threatening texts

The Blenheim District Court.

Man told ex-partner "It's the people around you who I will go after".

'OMG, my car! What happened?'

He tried to pretend his car was stolen, but his acting wouldn't have fooled "the most inexperienced police officer".

Fingers crossed for flying conditions

Dog trials tested by weather

Sport

Tamanivalu winging it at Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu scores a try for the Crusaders during the Brisbane Tens.

No orders from Steve Hansen to play Crusaders' recruit on wing.

The Tavich touch

Tasman United coach Davor Tavich watches on during their 2-1 win over Eastern Suburbs at Trafalgar Park.

Davor Tavich continues to show that Tasman United gave the wrong coach the job at the beginning of the season, writes Phillip Rollo.

Street racing about control video

Ray Thornton in his Ford Anglia at the street sprints.

Car club welcomes boy racers to test their skills at next street sprint.

Volleyballers back in action

Matamata College student Shaydene Begovich has made it into the NZ Womens U18 Volleyball team headed to the Asian Champs ...

Summer volleyball began at Blenheim's Stadium 2000 on Thursday.

Marlborough's trophy again

Jade Otway and Lee Harborne celebrate another point won during their mixed doubles victory over a Nelson combination on ...

 The Winstanley Shield is back in Marlborough hands.

Opinion

D-day for paua harvest ban decision

The extent of uplift created by the November 14 quake can be easily traced at Ward Beach.

OPINION: MPI should go ahead and extend the paua harvest ban along the east coast, say commercial paua divers.

Our 'Amazon-scale' environmental crisis

The heavy steel doors from trawling can damage and destroy extensive areas as they are dragged over the seabed.

Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.

OPINION: Ship Cove to Cathedral Square

Between the mountains and the sea - could a new cycle trail help invigorate Kaikoura and the top of the South?

OPINION: The Coastal Pacific Trail is one of the biggest tourism and economic opportunities of our generation.

COLUMN: Busy time for council

Road damage around Kaikoura.

Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray on Kaikoura's tourism recovery plan.

What if hurting pets isn't enough?

A dog that was found badly beaten by her owner in Te Kuiti.

OPINION: Would you let an animal abuser babysit your kids?

Business

High country farmers 'pushed back to the hills'

Around 170 people attended the field day at Simon and Lynda Harvey's property Glen Orkney, Awatere Valley.

The Marlborough region had lost 25,000ha of flat pastoral land in the past three decades due to land use changes as the traditional sheep farmer had been "pushed back to the hills".

Investigation unearths breaches

Three vineyard contractors are being taken to the Employment Relations Authority after breaching minimum employment ...

Three vineyard contractors are being taken to the ERA after breaching employment standards.

Streets apart over property plans

Grapeworx Marlborough wants to turn this section on Warwick St into nine self-contained houses for overseas workers.

Blenheim knows it needs vineyard worker accommodation, residents just don't want it on their street.

Cycleway a boon for business

East Coast Inn owner Jim McDougall in front of the yellow-stickered building in Ward, south Marlborough.

Business owners in earthquake-affected Seddon and Ward welcome cycleway proposal.

Time is now for coastal trail

A mountain biker on the Queen Charlotte Track, which could link up as part of the proposed 'Coastal Pacific Trail'.

Three mayors lobby PM to put Coastal Pacific Trail wheels in motion.

Your Marlborough

What's on

Get ready for the MoreFM Beach Dig at Whites Bay.

Things to do around Marlborough this week.

Free fun and games

Getting into the swing of things ahead of the Renwick Anglican Church Gala, from left, Pip Johnson, 11, Ella Carter, 9, ...

Free fun and games at the Renwick Anglican Church Gala.

'Jill of all trades' resigns

Council environmental scientist Nicky Eade at a Tui to Town planting.

She spent nearly two decades working for the environment, now she wants to enjoy it to the full.

Pa Kids takes off

Children and their parents gather at Omaka Marae for the start of the 2017 Pa Kids programme.

 A programme to teach children and parents about Maori culture is going from strength to strength.

Double helping of fun

The beach dig will again be a part of the More FM Beach Day, which will run in conjunction with the Marlborough4Fun ...

Get your fix of fun in the sun at Whites Bay.

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