A family of penguins enjoys Kaikoura Seafest on Saturday.

Revellers gather for Seafest gallery

Kaikoura's iconic seafood festival has kicked off in style.

Kaikoura awash with colour

To market, to market

Spring flowers at the Marlborough Artisan Market in Wynen St, Blenheim

The colourful Marlborough Artisan Market is returning to Wynen St this morning.

Bee in-breeding a problem

Bee in-breeding from disease has spurred research into increasing the gene pool.

Lacing up the skates

Five aspiring speed skaters will be lacing up their skates as they go head to head against skaters across the South Island.

Jail term quashed for assaults

Jail term overturned for man who punched two women in a misunderstanding about a dog.

Iwi host diplomatic tour

Investment opportunities and the strength of the Maori economy outlined for visiting diplomats.

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Celebrating all things sea

The Holland, Finnerty and Collett families from Wanaka and Christchurch spent the day as penguins for this year's ...

Penguins and crayfish met Donald Trump fancy dress costumes at Seafest Kaikoura.

'Game changer' for yields

The Government has committed $6 million for research to help grape growers accurately predict yields.

Pinot: Wine's 'Ranfurly Shield'

Town finally gets chippie

Sport

Mounting up in Marlborough

Awatere Pony Club member Hane Johnsen rides Bin Away Country Man in the Springston Trophy cross country secton, at ...

An Awatere Valley farm provided the perfect location for a prestigious pony club competition.

Kennedy top of the table

Alex Kennedy, table tennis nominee for the Marlborough Sports Awards.

The table tennis nominee for this year's Marlborough Sports Awards is rising star Alex Kennedy.

Banks' boot a winner

Marty Banks' boot proved a match winner for Tasman over Counties.

The Makos remain in the hunt for a semifinal spot after a slogging win over Counties Manukau .

AB's power lured Crusaders

Seta Tamanivalu, who will play for the Crusaders next year, beats a tackle by Jonathan Davies during the All Blacks' ...

All Blacks midfielder Seta Tamanivalu has confirmed a one-year deal with the Crusaders.

Squire ready to rumble

Liam Squire runs over the top of Quade Cooper. He'll be asked to do more of this against the Pumas this week.

Squire preferred over Highlanders team-mate Elliot Dixon to start at No 6 against the Pumas this weekend.

Opinion

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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.

Business

'Game changer' for yields

New research will help growers predict their yields more accurately, which will help companies balance their grape ...

The Government has committed $6 million for research to help grape growers accurately predict yields.

Pinot: Wine's 'Ranfurly Shield'

Pinot noir grapes at Omaka outside Blenheim.

Forget Burgundy, or those Central Otago pretenders, Marlborough is home to the best pinot noir in the world.

Bee in-breeding a problem

Dunedin-based AbacusBio consultancy PhD research student Gertje Petersen.

Bee in-breeding from disease has spurred research into increasing the gene pool.

Iwi host diplomatic tour

Rangitane members and visiting diplomats at Ukaipo, the Rangitane Conference Centre in Grovetown.

Investment opportunities and the strength of the Maori economy outlined for visiting diplomats.

Halting black market cray trade

Hendri with his son Joshua​, 6, from Indonesia, enjoying crayfish at Waipapa Bay retail shop.

Changes to crayfishing at the top of the South Island are aimed at stopping recreational "rat bags" from ruining it for all.

Your Marlborough

Mounting up in Marlborough

Awatere Pony Club member Hane Johnsen rides Bin Away Country Man in the Springston Trophy cross country secton, at ...

An Awatere Valley farm provided the perfect location for a prestigious pony club competition.

On the trail: Go west

Peddling on a beautifully groomed gravel path.

The stunning West Coast Wilderness Trail, stretching from Greymouth to Ross, is recommended as a four-day ride.

What's on

Marina2Marina race from London Quay in Picton on Saturday

Things to do in Marlborough this week.

Always up for a dance

Nancy Hammond 90, Ellen Jarvis 90, FLT SGT Garth Haylock, Elsa Cresswell 92, are getting ready to put on their dancing shoes.

Elsa Cresswell, Nancy Hammond and Ellen Jarvis have a special bond.

To market, to market

Spring flowers at the Marlborough Artisan Market in Wynen St, Blenheim

The colourful Marlborough Artisan Market is returning this spring, for the fourth year in a row. 

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