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From left Cam Benner (truckie), Yvonne Dasler (Project Pam) and Sherri Best, TNL Blenheim business development manager.
Ultra Sound X ray gets sipped to Vanuatu

Ultrasound, supplies for Vanuatu

Donated ultrasound machine will be flown to Vanuatu this week.

Sting brothers bailed

Police found 25 kilograms of cannabis below deck on this yacht in the Marlborough Sounds.

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

Marlburians celebrate Royal arrival

Marlburians have celebrated the arrival of a new Royal baby.

Patient was 'failed'

A man who died during operation was not told his surgeon was working under restriction.

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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Two Marlborough children beaten by mum and aunt

Blenheim District Court

The children were assaulted with an aluminium pipe, a wooden back scratcher and a wooden stick.

Big night for Peters Doig winners

The Yealands Estate Marlborough Gallery was crammed on Saturday with artists and enthusiastic supporters as the 15th annual Peters Doig Art Awards unfolded. 

Airline keen to lure back ex-pat pilots

Carrying on the tradition

Sport

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.

Quins prevail again in grade one thriller

In a replay of last year’s grade one final, Harlequins Woodbourne Tavern were down at all three quarter breaks against Tokomaru Crafar Crouch Picton on Saturday, before a fourth quarter comeback secured them a one-goal win.

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.

Opinion

The appalling need of Nepal

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

In with a sporting chance

Generally what does and doesn't constitute a sport is a matter best addressed by way of bargument.

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Letters to the editor

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

Business

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

Special course for marathon runners

Dave Pigou

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

Anticipation builds for awards

The Marlborough Art Society holds the 15th annual Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards on Saturday. 

Kevin Biggar devised the scary fairy outfit for the New York Marathon, and will don it again this weekend, for the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

Biggar running for his mum

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

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