Packs of flannelette sheets slashed and dumped in a skip outside The Warehouse Blenheim.

Warehouse dumps faulty sheets

Well, it's not like there's a charity called Sheets 'n Things right beside them. Oh wait ...

Landlords want change

Tasha and Jamie McCracken want landlords to have more rights to evict tenants if a positive meth test suggests they are ...

Meth damage no different to "someone picking up a sledge hammer, walking onto your property and swinging it around".

Falcons face Timaru

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV take on Timaru Boys' High at noon today.

Dancing in Vanuatu

Dance teacher swaps studio for Pacific Island village as she heads off on dance mission.

Semifinal preview in store

The top four division one rugby teams square off in a potential semifinal preview today.

Seddon to host Makos match

There's never been a better reason to take a Thursday afternoon off work.

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Adventure into the past

Queen Charlotte Track.

7:39 AM  Picton resident Andy Baldwin continues his story in search of a long-forgotten mine in Queen Charlotte Sound.

Kiwis on stricken yacht

A yacht damaged on a Pacific Island reef had two pillars of Wellington's coffee scene on board.

Diarrhoea outbreak closes pool

Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton'

Sport

MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side

MBC First IV rugby team the Falcons.

The Marlborough Boys' College First XV have a golden opportunity to step up the University of Canterbury rugby championship ladder on Saturday.

Tima takes on the world - and wins

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku proudly holds his World Rugby Under-20 Championship winner's medal.

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku returns home with a winner's medal.

Cup: Meet 'Pride of Picton'

"The pride of Picton", Joseph Sullivan, heads to the boat at this year's America's Cup.

Former Olympic rower says coming off the pedals in the America's Cup takes a little getting used to.

Semifinal preview in store

Billy Collins has been in good form for East Coast this season, whether at hooker or loose forward.

The top four Marlborough division one rugby teams square off in a potential semifinal preview on Saturday.

Gymnasts flock to stadium

Local competitor Greta Williams competes at last year's Marlborough gymnastics championships.

Over 550 gymnasts will attend this year's Marlborough Gymnastic Championships.

Opinion

Winemakers join forces

Sir George Fistonich, Villa Marie Estate founder.

It is often said that making wine is the easy bit, selling wine is where the business really starts to get tough, wineries spend a huge amount of time and money on different forms of marketing and that was one of the key drivers for twelve premium family-owned wine producers to form an alliance – the Family of Twelve.

Avoiding nature's privatisation by stealth

A tributary in the Travers Valley, Nelson Lakes National Park.

OPINION: The tourism industry needs boundaries before some sacred Kiwi values are lost forever.

Silver lining

Site of the 300-bed workers accommodation village in Ludstone Rd Kaikoura.

The new workers village on the outskirts of Kaikoura is a great boost for the local economy.

Wake up Marlborough

A view over Waitata Reach in Pelorus Sound where New Zealand King Salmon wants five new salmon farms.

The beautiful Marlborough Sounds is not an infinite sink for waste.

Our ferries could bite us in quake

Damage at the Interislander ferry terminal meant rail wagons could not be loaded onto the ferries for two weeks after ...

OPINION: The Cook Strait could be the only way to bring in vital supplies, but the docks will likely be broken for weeks.

Business

Te Mania's record $1m-plus bull sales

The Wilding family before the sale with PGG Wrightson Livestock Agent

The Wildings of Conway Flat brought in more than $1m from their bull sale.

Who makes your clothes?

New Zealand-made is thriving in Blenheim thanks to the ladies at Forward Fashion.

The little town at the forefront of the NZ-made movement. And yes, people are happy to pay more.

Airport talks successful

Marlborough Airport is in discussions with the New Zealand Defence Force about accessing the land they need to expand.

Airport chief executive hopeful meeting with Defence Force staff will pave the way for the airport to grow.

Quake claims top $1.8b

The high-rise building at 61 Molesworth Street was demolished following the November quake.

Cost of damage to Wellington buildings is greater than around the epicentre of the Kaikoura quake

Semi-skilled staff most in demand

290814: Jill Cleave/Hauraki Herald The remains of Paeroa kindergarten being cleared away  by Downer digger driver Ronny Bell.

Vacancies for machinery operators and labourers are on the up, but IT jobs drop.

Your Marlborough

Volunteers up front

Plunket volunteer Maree Chambers, right, with Annjanette Carson and her 10-month-old son Wicket Anderson.

New parents visiting the Plunket rooms in Blenheim will no longer be confronted with an empty front desk.

Dancing in Vanuatu

Blenheim Momentum Dance Company owner Jessica Foley-Taylor, at rear, is going to Vanuatu on a dance charity mission. ...

Dance teacher swaps Blenheim studio for Pacific Island village as she heads off on 10-day dance mission.

Blenheim's bug motel

Faalelei Sioveata, 7, Angel Quinton, 9, and PhilipJunior Fodow, 7, have created a bug-friendly motel.

There's a new motel in town, and it's full of creepy crawlies.

Gymnasts flock to stadium

Local competitor Greta Williams competes at last year's Marlborough gymnastics championships.

Over 550 gymnasts will attend this year's Marlborough Gymnastic Championships.

Craft with the best

Millennium Art Gallery director Cressida Bishop with an illustration by Fifi Colston

Children will have the chance to craft with one of the best when illustrator Fifi Colston holds two special workshops these school holidays.

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