Man told ex-partner "It's the people around you who I will go after".
Emergency closure of Kaikoura's paua fishery pushed out by nine months to help quake-battered stocks.
He tried to pretend his car was stolen, but his acting wouldn't have fooled "the most inexperienced police officer".
Classic Fighters Omaka places faith in the weather after Wings Over Wairarapa cancellation.
Private room set up for students struggling to cope with death of classmate.
"Dog trialing can be a great leveller."
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.
Car club welcomes boy racers to test their skills at next street sprint.
Eight people were in the car when it rolled on State Highway 1 near Blenheim, one has been killed.
Three new trustees have been voted onto the governing trust of Marlborough iwi Rangitane o Wairau.
"There's always been a concern about the wind blowing rubbish across the road and down the driveways and that sort of carry-on."
Rural school gets first major upgrade in 35 years, with classrooms designed to suit the children.
Blenheim knows it needs vineyard worker accommodation, residents just don't want it on their street.
Police confiscate gun as fragile drought and quake-hit farmers hit breaking point.
A woman has been taken to Wairau Hospital after a two car collision on a rural road in Marlborough.
A Picton holiday camp was on the verge of being evacuated, and there is surface flooding on State Highway 1.
He fought the Black Saturday bush fires in Australia, but still ranks the Port Hills blaze as one of the worst in his career.
You don't volunteer to organise the Marlborough Wine Festival for the glory. It's hard work but well worth it on the day.
Community group is confident "flatting for seniors" will come to Blenheim.
With heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours people are advised to stay away from east coast rivers.
A programme to teach children and parents about Maori culture is going from strength to strength.
The advisers have to budget themselves now, but are determined to be here to help.
Organisers of NZ's oldest rodeo invite animal activists to attend.
Business owners in earthquake-affected Seddon and Ward welcome cycleway proposal.
A year after looking to go private, the DHB is told to keep parts of the service in-house.
Three mayors lobby PM to put Coastal Pacific Trail wheels in motion.
OPINION: The Coastal Pacific Trail is one of the biggest tourism and economic opportunities of our generation.
What's $57 if it saves your life, your family and your home, firefighters say.
Kaikoura defendants hitch-hike to Blenheim because court staff can't get to them.