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Nelmac Garden Marlborough.

Taste the good life

Bookings are open for this year's Garden Marlborough, offering a bounty of garden treats and the usual high standard of horticultural workshops.

Introducing Nicholas & Frances

Wedding of the week A heart-meltingly romantic proposal in Paris and a couple of serendipitous moments made this union unforgettable.

Bygone treasures

From old and drab ... to fab

Justina Harrison Maike van der Heide meets one Blenheim woman who brings household items from bygone eras into modern times.

Unusually delicious

Soup Jan Bilton takes some less common ingredients and makes some uncommonly tasty dishes.

Singular wines a hallmark of O:TU

WINE Jan Kux began as CEO and winemaker for O:TU in 2010. Since that time he has stepped down from the former role to focus more squarely on wine quality.

The wrath of online criticism

Michael Neal Restaurateur says unmoderated and negative comments could cost jobs and close businesses.

Citrus season

Luckily, vitamin C-rich citrus fruits are abundant at this time of the year.

Roasts to relish

Revamp for cafe

Interest in Kiwi craft beers frothing up

International interest in our beers is growing.

Craft beer sales 'will suffer'

Planned changes to Auckland's alcohol policy would be "devastating" to the craft beer industry, a Marlborough brewer says.

Blenheim brewer's bragging rights

For a change, try a lambic beer

What's brewing in Belgium

My last trip to Belgium was in 2001, some 13 years ago, and since that time my go-to resource for information about Belgian beer has been Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium.

Glass half full for industry

Sekope Lopeti Wine reporter Chloe Winter spoke to four-long serving members of the Wine Marlborough Board about why they are standing down and what's next for our wine industry.

Nautilus toasts global success

Within 30 years, Nautilus Estate has grown from an ambitious idea to a world-renowned premium wine brand.

Wineries expand to meet demand

Young viticulturists fight for title

Singular wines a hallmark of O:TU

Jan Kux began as CEO and winemaker for O:TU in 2010. Since that time he has stepped down from the former role to focus more squarely on wine quality.

It's all about transmission

Marty Banks Three contemporary Maori artists bring their works together in an exhibition Whakawhiti Aria: Transmission.

Musical a big, fun production

Ninety senior students will appear on stage in this year's combined colleges stage production, High School Musical.

Loads of laughs in anniversary production

A literary dame's inspiration

Five go mad in the Sounds

Five friends become steadily insane when they are trapped by a storm in a boat-access-only bach in the Marlborough Sounds.

Grassroots garden show blooms

beer awards Garden Marlborough is a truly grassroots event, dreamt up and organised by gardeners for gardeners.

Top designer to headline garden festival

Attendees at this year's Nelmac Garden Marlborough will have an internationally acclaimed gardener from across the ditch to inspire them.

Slice of Greece caps ideal fit

No place like the office

House of the week: Blenheim

This glistening white hebel stone house features an athlete-level two-lane lap pool.

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