The Marlborough region had lost 25,000ha of flat pastoral land in the past three decades due to land use changes as the traditional sheep farmer had been "pushed back to the hills".
Three vineyard contractors are being taken to the ERA after breaching employment standards.
Blenheim knows it needs vineyard worker accommodation, residents just don't want it on their street.
Business owners in earthquake-affected Seddon and Ward welcome cycleway proposal.
Three mayors lobby PM to put Coastal Pacific Trail wheels in motion.
Rafters on the post-quake Clarence River can attest to the old saying, 'you never step foot in the same river twice'.
Great news for homeowners, not so great for first-time buyers.
Building a wine company isn't easy, and the investment "has to come from somewhere'.
The November quake isn't about to bring down a Blenheim wool franchise.
Many farmers are victims of crime, but most of them don't report it to police.
Master of wine says South Island should be dairy free. Federated Farmers dismisses his view as "naive".
Small province sends minister to check out Marlborough's wine and aquaculture industries.
Ninety building consents were issued in December, for building work worth $10.64 million.
In 1850, Benhopai was one of 45 farms in Marlborough to be granted occupation leases by the government.
Meet Blenheim Railway Cafe and Ice Creamery owner Leanne Harris.
The Otago rail trail revitalised the area, and the earthquake has presented a similar opportunity down the east coast.
James Malcolm has grown his beekeeping business from 50 hives to 3500 hives in just 10 years.
COMMENT: Adventurous NZ winemakers creating more serious, and more expensive, sauvignon blancs.
The November 14 quake cut off Kaikoura and dramatically changed the landscape, but most insurance claims are from Wellington.
Property group seek consent to build accommodation for over 400 workers in Riverlands.
"I've put my neck on the line to run this. If you want events, you need to turn up."
Home owners can expect higher insurance premiums in the wake of the Kaikoura quake.
In spite of resource consent restrictions the quarry remained essential to maintaining the region's infrastructure.
Marlborough volunteers sell produce to keep Kaikoura business afloat.
Apparent shortfall in Marlborough Lines dividends put down to accounting quirk.
Inter-island freight volumes to halve due to closure of key transport links on SH1 and Main North Line.
A new petrol station is going in at the site of the old Marlborough Milk Company treatment station.
Chris Godsiff is trying to make his beloved home region a luxury destination for high-end travellers.
Yealands acquisition, gender balance and social responsibility discussed at power trust meeting.
The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.