Aged care worker Carol Singleton, who runs her own business Carol's Home Care, welcomes the Government's pay equity ...

Much needed pay rise

A wage hike for underpaid care workers will come in handy for bills and groceries.

Watertight by winter

Repairs have started on the stopbank behind Snowden Cr, Blenheim, which was at risk of breaching in a storm earlier in April.

Council to complete all high and medium priority repairs after stopbank scare.

Hobbit designer's winery concept

They call it collision architecture, an 1850s-style settler's hut wrapped into a new boutique winery.

Netballers try out new courts

Lansdowne Park's development as Marlborough's sporting hub took another, giant, step forward on Saturday.

Grape spill bill

9:19 AM  The bill for clearing the roads of spilled grapes in Marlborough's harvest has so far come in at $17,000.

Sprains and aches? Stay away!

Health board tells "weekend warriors" to stop clogging up EDs with minor injuries.

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Kiwi-dug WWI tunnels virtual tour

A map of WWI tunnels, quarries and trenches overlays an image of modern day Arras, France. The blue lines represent ...

Important World War I tunnels dug by Kiwis under France have been surveyed with exacting detail and will be converted into 3D virtual reality tour.

Quake funding not enough

A Government funding boost to help communities recovering from the November earthquake is just "a drop in the bucket", advocates say.

Two men still wanted

NH90s down for Anzac Day


Magic wallop woeful Tactix

The Mainland Tactix's woes continued on Sunday as they lost to the Waikato-BOP Magic.

The Magic beat the Tactix 61-46 in a game where the result was effectively sealed by the end of the first quarter.

Sharks to optimise rotation

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell.

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell will be looking to optimise their squad rotation after a hard fought 95-83 NBL win over the Nelson Giants in Invercargill.

Moutere, Waitohi win

Central fullback Mitch Smith has support from flanker Braden Stewart as he bursts away against Wanderers at Lansdowne ...

Moutere and Waitohi provided the high points for Marlborough-based club rugby sides as the Tasman Trophy cross-over phase kicked off across the top of the south on Saturday.

Netballers try out new courts

The new netball courts at Lansdowne Park were a hive of activity on Saturday.

Lansdowne Park's development as Marlborough's sporting hub took another, giant, step forward on Saturday.

Canterbury netball greats call for review

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Canterbury netball has hit rock bottom. Is it time for an independent inquiry into the struggles?


Stopping exotic invaders may be impossible

New Zealand's biosecurity laws are the most stringent in the world. Yet there is probably little chance of slowing down ...

Invasive species "homogenise" indigenous environments.

Another affront to democracy?

Democracy is under severe stress, write Tony Orman.

OPINION: Submissions on King Salmon's application for new farms is lip service to democracy, writes Tony Orman.

Letters to the editor

The Marlborough District Council is seeking feedback on the current recycling scheme.(File photo)

Correspondents write about Anzac Day, columnist Joe Bennett, recycling in Marlborough, and Marlborough wine.

Can I please have some answers?

Early childhood teacher with children, pre-school, kindergarten, generic, reading. Photo:

OPINION: Blenheim woman Kia King has some questions for our government departments.

The powerful pull of the past

The wild beauty of French Pass.

Over the last few years, I've written a lot of columns about growing up at French Pass in the 1950s and 1960s.


Hobbit designer's winery concept

Jackson Estate directors Jeff Hart, left, and John Benton in front of the new winery and cellar door modelled on an ...

They call it collision architecture, an 1850s-style settler's hut wrapped into a new boutique winery in Marlborough.

Blue mussel throwaways to become food, fertiliser

Marlborough mussel farmer Jonathan Large pictured with two-year-old son Archie, is part of a group looking at ways to ...

Blue lipped mussels are considered a pest by Marlborough aquaculture companies.

'Golden tourism cash cow'

A mountain biker rides the Queen Charlotte Track, which could be linked up as part of the Coastal Pacific Trail.

Entrepreneur opens his land to proposed Coastal Pacific Trail, calls for others to follow suit.

A winter more miserable

Indulge owners Mel and Mike Stewart will close their Picton ice cream shop for winter next week, and say the lack of ...

The final ship in the cruise calendar could mark the start of a long, hard winter for Picton.

New immigration policies a mixed bag

The hospitality industry is concerned migrant chefs de partie will be ruled out of the running by new pay thresholds.

Welcome mat out for 4000 temporary migrant workers and their families thanks to new immigration policy, but there's bad news for some employers.

Your Marlborough

Anzac services timetable

South Otago WWI soldier Ernest Adam Anderson's medals, which will be worn by his great granddaughter Brooke Anderson, at ...

Marlborough's Anzac services begin in Ward at 2pm today.

Original SAS member relives Malaya

Maurice Marfell is one of the original New Zealand SAS members.

Maurice was "young and naive" when he signed up for a team "harder" than the British SAS.

Maister to speak among Lions in Nelson

Barry Maister - Member of the International Olympic committee and Gold medallist at the 1976 games in Montreal - will ...

The Olympic movement is still a winner, says NZ Olympic stalwart.

Bright bubbly musician remembered

Rona Wiggins was an accomplished pianist with strong links to Nelson who died recently in Australia.

Rona Wiggins died Saturday April 15th in Clunes, Victoria, Australia.

The lowdown on low carbon

Marlborough Earth Day Party organiser Peter Deacon has prizes to give away, including a rechargeable light and radio.

Earth Day panel to cast aside differences to go green.

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