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 Denis Teeling

Brass band's window on the world

As New Zealand's political future goes down for the count on Saturday night the Marlborough District Brass Band will offer people in Blenheim a more global view.

Teen tale - and so much more

ANGELA CROMPTON - The Marlborough Express

 Denis Teeling Teenage hormones are high in a New Zealand stage comedy opening at the Boathouse Theatre in Blenheim tomorrow night.

Fun is common theme

"Fun" is a word used by two artists with separate exhibitions opening in Blenheim on Saturday.

Trending black garlic

 Henley players Fermented foods such as black garlic are "trending". This is a relatively new product here but is a taste sensation many people will enjoy.

Keeping company with curries

Beer and curry Ever since I discovered the joy of German lager with an Indian curry, pairing spicy food with different beer styles has interested me.

New menus for changing tastes

Rowan West Marlborough restaurants have been adapting and expanding their menus to cater for the latest fad diets.

Good eating without going broke

Flatters and young marrieds often ask me how they can keep their weekly food bill in check. Here are 10 ideas.

Meat makes the cut

Lim visits wine, food producers

Achouffe beers in safe hands

One of the obvious benefits of a small brewery being taken over by a larger concern is that the smaller brewer's beers can be more widely promoted and distributed.

Beer writer wins accolade

Marlborough beer writer Geoff Griggs has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the brewing industry of New Zealand.

Marlborough beers win top awards

Giving beer the sommelier treatment

Cheers, a toast to craft beer

If ever proof was needed, the results of this year's Brewers Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards are evidence of the growth and improving quality of Kiwi-brewed craft beer.

Handbag changes last days

What would you think if your elderly mother suddenly spent $11,000 on a handbag?

Let's talk about glass

Glass used by artists in ancient and modern times will be discussed in Blenheim on Thursday by English glass lecturer Caroline MacDonald-Haig at the Marlborough Decorative and Fine Arts Society.

Radio theme captures imagination

New era of music for Blenheim

Brass band's window on the world

As New Zealand's political future goes down for the count on Saturday night the Marlborough District Brass Band will offer people in Blenheim a more global view.

Wine sales slump claim rejected

News of wine sales slowdown has been shot down by New Zealand Winegrowers chief executive officer Philip Gregan.

Rockburn pinots remain on a roll

We look at a really delightful selection of wines this week - ranging from good quality everyday styles to those that suit a special occasion, a place in the cellar - or both.

Norton's wine a hit with fans

'World-class' wine event

Plenty of 'gems' are on offer

When it's cold outside there's nothing nicer than settling in somewhere cosy, preferably with great wine and food on offer.

Restoration a reflection of love

cottage In a picturesque Marlborough valley, one man is restoring a cottage which has been in his family for five generations.

Garden show 21 and flourishing

Tickets to the Garden Marlborough event are selling well with one workshop sold out already.

Homemade with inspiration

Home is where the art is

Uncommon terrain

Australian gardening superstar Michael McCoy speaks to reporter Sonia O'Regan ahead of his appearance at Nelmac Garden Marlborough.

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