Business

Extended farm gets consent

An extended Pelorus mussel farm has been granted resource consent to operate for another 20 years.

'Prenup' protection ... for parents

Parents who give cash to adult children may want to think about protecting it in case of a break-up.

Biography from London to Blenheim

Blenheim businessman Terry Gillan recounts his life's stories in a new book, You hum it, I'll play it.

Hagley Joinery splits in two

Hagley Joinery is closing its operation in Blenheim and will be replaced by two separate Marlborough-owned and operated businesses.

Contractors focus on quality

When Craig Mill and Barbara Mortensen started their own contracting business in 2008, the only thing on their minds was to be a cut above the rest.

Shoppers tip no-breaks backlash

Marlborough shoppers would boycott Cotton On if the company stripped staff of their tea breaks.

Invivo breaks crowdfunding record

Invivo Wines has raised a record-toppling $1.7m in six days on an equity crowdfunding platform.

Crowdfunding plan for wine company

Two businessmen, famous for making Graham Norton's signature wine from Marlborough grapes, are taking their company to the crowd.

Moa: Deal enables big expansion

Craft-brewing company Moa has been given the green light to expand its Marlborough brewery after resolving a long-running dispute with its opponents.

Farmers dismiss outrage over cattle

A photo of thin cattle being transported on a Cook Strait ferry has sparked an investigation.

Marlborough set for building boom

Building consents in Marlborough up more than $7m last month compared with February 2014.

Wine helps to boost region's GDP

Marlborough's gross domestic product has increased by $213 million, thanks to the region's thriving wine industry.

Trendez closes doors

Another independently owned Blenheim business is shutting up shop, just weeks after its neighbour called it quits.

Bar owners backing party

Bar owners in Blenheim feel more could be done to promote the town centre on what should be the biggest party night of the year.

Warm seas kill salmon

Large numbers of salmon are dying in the Marlborough Sounds creating a "multimillion-dollar problem" for New Zealand King Salmon.

Business project rate proposed

Proposal outlines targeted rate of $1 a day for Blenheim town centre businesses.

Change of pace for 'Mr Montana'

After almost 40 years on the job, Gerry Gregg is stepping down from his role at Pernod Ricard New Zealand.

Gates of Hell opening soon?

Hell could be coming to Marlborough but Satan's little helpers have to find the perfect spot first.

Oyster Bay plan put through the wringer

A developer wants to subdivide land at Oyster Bay in the Marlborough Sounds for housing.

Company fails to pay $100,000 reparation

A Kaikoura couple have applied to put a Blenheim company into liquidation after it failed to pay more than $100,000 in court-ordered reparations.

Morton Estate vineyard sold

Canadian owner sells Marlborough's Stone Creek vineyard to Lion.

New airline 'totally different'

New regional airline will learn from past failure and will not compete against Air NZ, says founder.

Kiwi set to fly - yet again

NZ's newest airline announces direct routes from regional centres to Auckland, Queenstown and Hamilton.

Signs of a thriving business

When David and Angela Forman thought about starting a business, the writing was on the wall.

Tax rebate removal costly for wineries

Wineries could be out of pocket if the Australian Government decides to abolish a New Zealand wine tax rebate.

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