The 2013 New Zealand's Got Talent winner returned home to Marlborough for her debut post-win performance in the region on Friday.
Todd Smith shrugs when he's asked how he feels about playing in front of British royalty next month.
A young Marlborough couple have come up with a novel way to make use of old wine barrels
The Friends of Marlborough Museum's annual pop-up dinner fundraiser will be held on March 28 at 6pm.
A Blenheim interior designer is the first New Zealander to have two entries make the final cut in the Dulux Colour Awards.
Good songs are like poetry and tell stories, says Blenheim musician Neil Wilson.
It seems familiarity breeds content.
Until a couple of weeks ago I didn't know much about kefir other than that it was a culture used to ferment milk.
Here's an opportunity to show how good you are with a camera, and what Marlborough means to you.
Creativity, vibrancy and strong conservation messages were in the winning entries in the Seaweek children's pictures and stories competition.
Red, black, brown and white - there is no way rice can be called boring.
Ten years ago a small Marlborough community put their hand up to celebrate the industry that is the backbone of the community.
We come across some very special wines - wines where you pick your dinner guests carefully because they are wines to share and savour.
Having begun his working life at Dunlop's tyre factory in the Upper Hutt suburb of Maidstone in 1977, Danny Neilson always hoped he'd finish his working days there.
Kiwi kids who want to take part in this year's Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon in Nelson better get in quick.
It won't just be the music that's hot and spicy at the Framingham Harvest Concert on Friday
A troupe of Russian ballet dancers will glide onto the stage tonight to perform Don Quixote in Blenheim.
With the season quietening down and the weather more suited to indoor pursuits, now is the perfect time to get on with those costumes for this year's Recycled Trash Fashion show.
In what might be described as a beer lover's heaven, 12 home brewers will make beers simultaneously at Nelson's MarchFest.
OPINION: Aileen Gallagher ponders the lot of the modern parent - and wonders what she's really missing out on. --------------------
In just six years Olivia Biddle has undergone six surgeries, been put through menopause twice and endured a painful false labour
A Marlborough Barbershop Chorus in Havelock on Saturday night will add an edge to a two-day singing retreat in Havelock.
Their first gig was interrupted by a streaker and at their second outing the guitarist had to hold the drum after the kick-peddle broke
Painted portraits are coming back into fashion, says Picton artist Caroline della Porta.
"Fall-off-the-chair funny," is one reviewer's response to Kiwi show The Bitches Box and Mel Parsons.
Curtain finally falls on iconic arts venue
STACEY KNOTT - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe New St building with the striking mosaic on the front was at the hub of many Nelson teenagers' lives until its closure last year. With demolition set to begin on Monday, Stacey Knott revisits an old stomping ground
This year's Framingham Harvest Concert is looking as if it will be the biggest yet, with more than 250 tickets already sold.
Changing face of Marlborough
Marlborough's cultural melting pot displayed its colour and vitality at the ninth annual Multicultural Festival in Blenheim.
Dan Carter is making the most of a sabbatical from rugby, as he rubs shoulders with movie stars in Hollywood.
Classic Hits Winery Tour concertgoers had a great time on Saturday night, but it was particularly special for Mitch
The Havelock Mussel Festival will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary on Saturday, March 15 at the Havelock Domain.
The annual Classic Hits Winery Tour will round off its countrywide trip at Villa Maria Estate outside Blenheim from 5pm to 10pm on Saturday.
There will be family fun and entertainment aplenty at the Rapaura School Country Harvest Fair on Saturday.
As a young adult author and teacher at Marlborough Girls' College, Karen Healey is in a prime position to gain some real insight into her craft.
Consenting adults can put ice cubes into anything they like, in private, wine included.
Technology! Is it good? Or is it wack?
Marlborough's migrants will be the stars of the show at the ninth annual Multicultural Festival, to be held tomorrow
In a little over three weeks, 16 new Kiwi beers will be launched.
JAN BILTON - The Marlborough ExpressCrayfish fritters, seared garlic scallops, salt and pepper squid, tamale de Puerco rojo, paua patties, pork belly buns
DEBORAH WALTON-DERRY AND PETER MORICE - The Marlborough ExpressSome wine brands are supported by rather unique or special activities, and Invivo is one of these.
CHRIS FORTUNE - The Marlborough ExpressAs a person of a younger age it was a great privilege to be able to help out in the kitchen, to hang out with dad and mum.
It was 66 years ago this week. The train travelling from Picton to Christchurch crashed, killing six and injuring 40
This week the staff at Dolphin Watch & Nature Tours give us a round up of the amazing sights in the Marlborough Sounds over the past two weeks, which even included a kiwi sighting.
It's not every day you get to quote Franz Kafka, but this is one of them.
The story of Ian and June Gleeson is as classic as they come, from love at first sight when they met as teenagers to 65 years of marriage together.
Are you glued to the TV every Sunday and Monday night watching the latest Masterchef challenge?
GEOFF GRIGGS - The Marlborough ExpressI served my beer-drinking apprenticeship in pubs in and around West London in the 1970s and it was there that I developed an appreciation for England's traditional amber and copper coloured bitters and best bitters.
JAN BILTON - The Marlborough Express"I'm mad about herbs - so much so that I actually dream about them . . . They're an absolute must for any kitchen." - Jamie Oliver
Wine isn't simply a taste sensation - drinking wine is also about how it feels.
A 60-year-old dream has been fulfilled by cavers making it all the way through New Zealand's deepest and longest cave system.