Bad timing for business awards

Annual Marlborough Chamber of Commerce business awards pushed back due to lack of entries.

New owner for River Queen

Local buyer takes over for summer season

English couple Peter and Sandra Makin have sold their beloved boat and business, Marlborough River Queen, after six years of ups and downs on the Opawa River.

Blenheim retirement village mulls merger

Blenheim's Ashwood Park Retirement Village will consider a proposal next month to merge with 18 other retirement villages throughout the country.

Merger could put ABs in the black

ALAN WOOD - Marlborough

All Blacks including Dan Carter and Richie McCaw are in the "line-out" for retirement riches.

Bid to subdivide land by airfield

The trust that owns 21 hectares of land next to Omaka airfield is applying for approval to subdivide and sell the land.


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Taking hoki up a notch

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Haka's tourism strategy pays off

Ryan Sanders is a driven entrepreneur who sought autonomy after a brush with the corporate world.

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