"Don't worry, mate. All you need is a ride-on mower and a sprayer of Roundup and she'll be sweet."
The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival is sharing its 30th birthday with some of New Zealand's top chefs.
Celebrating The Desolation of Smaug
Australian Channel 9 Today Show filmed live from Pelorus River yesterday
CHRIS FORTUNE - The Marlborough ExpressThey say there is something in the water - some sort of mineral that rejuvenates the body, that makes you more youthful, faster and quicker.
Deep blue water, hundreds of metres deep - I've seen mates shudder and become absolutely terrified at the thought of leaping into this zone.
MICHAEL FOREMAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsIf you are starting to worry about the impact Christmas spending is going to have on your finances - you are not alone
The Great Kiwi Road Trip is on now!
We would like to see photos from your fishing expeditions.
JAN BILTON - The Marlborough ExpressHo, ho, ho! The silly season has begun, and it's time to party.
GEOFF GRIGGS - The Marlborough ExpressSelling locally brewed craft beer to Kiwis hasn't always been an easy proposition; just ask Geoff Logan and Gerry Maude.
DEBORAH WALTON-DERRY AND PETER MORICE - The Marlborough ExpressSeptember 1 was an auspicious day for Marlborough's sparkling wine makers.
Labour has hit out at Government funding of "lifestyle" wines, saying wineries have already launched such products.
A bunch of wine buffs spent yesterday afternoon tasting some of the country's best wines.
There's something about the Riwaka Hotel in summer that turns crowds extra-crazy, Shapeshifter's Nick Robinson says.
A definitive history Nelson aviation is released this month, coinciding with Nelson Airport's 75th anniversary.
Notes from The Cave
Conquer the home town, then play music to the world.
Tooling into town, sun glinting on blue glitter paint and the chrome of the high-rise bars, a 1690cc engine burbling beneath me
Given the number of sample bottles of beer that arrive at my door each year, I've often thought it would be a good idea to share them with local brewers and other industry people.
Becoming a vegetarian is an increasingly popular option. Some make the choice for health reasons, others to support animal welfare or sustainability of the planet.
DEBORAH WALTON-DERRY & PETER MORICE - The Marlborough ExpressExpress wine columnist Debbie Walton-Derry joins the support crew for the annual Cook Strait sauvignon blanc race. ...
Riverland School pupil Archie Botham, 5, shows off a strawberry that looks rather like a reindeer.
If you haven't met your inner camper yet, chances are they're relaxing at, or exploring one of our lovely Marlborough DOC campsites.
People forget things - useful information, interesting but otherwise useless information, it's the way we are.
A minestrone of words makes up the stock in today's language of cuisine.
A Blenheim restaurant is revamping its menu and dining experience by bringing a slice of France to Marlborough.
Some of NZ's top brass musicians play in the Marlborough District Brass Band, but its other members are not easily "Upstaged".
Tim Bartlett slips into a familiar skin when he plays Dickie Hart in Roger Hall's comedy show You Gotta Be Joking!
Funerals aren't known to be very festive so Blenheim Musical Theatre might need some Irish luck to fill seats at its end-of-year show
Varied works by a large group of artists line the gallery walls for the Marlborough Art Society's new exhibition, Miscellany.
Like many buildings the handsome stone St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, has been shaken and stirred by earthquakes
The weathered old character, with a face that suggested he'd been around a lot longer than me, was anxious to chat.
MANDY EVANS - The Marlborough ExpressOne of the things I like best about attending Nelmac Garden Marlborough workshops is that each speaker I've heard has opened my eyes to a different way of viewing my garden.
Backcountry deer hunting under the cover of dark is narrated in a new book, Injun Joe, The Legend of Smoking Joe Collins.
Have you seen the exciting news? You can now order a WilliamsWarn Personal Brewery at Harvey Norman for just $7299.00, and that includes your first $50 kit for making 23 litres of beer.
ELIZABETH LATHAM - © Fairfax NZ NewsMoutere is without a doubt a beautiful part of our region. It is so productive, the land so fecund, it is the perfect spot to celebrate what it means to live here.
A new beer festival has been announced, less than a month after two beer festivals were canned
As the petals settle on Nelmac Garden Marlborough 2013, the committee that organised the very first event is gearing up for the 21st.
The glamorous gladrags at the Garden Marlborough Garden Party had tough competition from their backdrop.
Marlborough is proving to be a top holiday destination for Australian tourists, who spent $26 million in the province
Brewers often refer to malt as "the soul of beer" but many drinkers have little understanding of what it is and how drastically it influences the finished beer.
The Great Christmas Market is back, offering people the chance to buy locally-made quality arts, crafts and goods.
Sailors and organisers will be crossing their fingers for just the right amount of wind at Waikawa Bay tomorrow.
Marlborough wineries won 55 of the 111 gold medals at Air New Zealand's annual wine awards last night.
Fifty years of drama at the Picton Little Theatre will be celebrated in July with an English comedy, Crystal Clear.
Women's Institute members shed more than their oven gloves when they become "calendar girls" at the Boathouse Theatre
Kiwi singer-songwriter Greg Johnson stops off in Picton on Saturday during a seven-date Spring Lounge tour
Sixteen judges selected 12 wines from a total of 530 to award trophies at the 2013 Marlborough Wine Show
The Great Kiwi Road Trip is on now!
Noise, music, sunshine, happy shoppers
Garden Marlborough has packed up for another year, after awarding the gnome creche best fete site.
Nelson's McCashin's Brewery has won a sought-after Trans-Tasman award with its Stoke Bomber Bohemian Ale.