The Chiltons have lived in New Zealand for six years, and being granted citizenship is the icing on the cake.
The government's decision to invest $63 million in a co-located site for Marlborough Boys' and Girls' Colleges has met with a positive response from Marlborough schools.
Four helicopter pilots and fire crews fighting the Waikakaho Valley fire were yesterday diverted to fight a new fire near Havelock in the Marlborough Sounds, after a wayward seagull hit a powerline, causing sparks and setting fire to native bush.
The Mesmans watched through their kitchen window as flames and smoke engulfed Waikakaho Valley.
A strong showing in the country's most prestigious wine awards shows there is more to Marlborough than its flagship sauvignon blanc.
Thirty five rallies nationwide demand the Government do more to prevent catastrophic climate change.
An injured hunter, his mate and their dog have been rescued after an injury forced them to spend a night in the bush.
Fire crews are taking advantage of calmer weather in the battle against a Marlborough forest blaze.
After a running jump, a seal finds itself on the roof of a shed.
Helicopters are back in the sky fighting the Waikakaho Valley fire.
"The fire has now changed our operations management completely."
"I'm always worried it could blow the wrong way again."
"These habitats are like the rainforest of the sea, when they are removed you create deserts."
Marlborough Boys' and Marlborough Girls' College to be co-located, costing $63 million.
Marlborough Sounds stakeholders seek government support to protect marine environment
Residents are being urged to evacuate their homes as a huge forest fire continues to rage near Blenheim.
"I think one of my young mentors dobbed me in."
College "can be proud" of departing principal's achievements.
"It's very hard when it's the family home. I was there all night till the early hours."
"You just can't get away with not having an authentic smell of pine needles on Christmas morning."
Indian father deceived into mortgaging land to pay for son's non-existent visa to New Zealand.
A promotional video has been released for the Link Pathway, which is being constructed from Picton to Havelock.
Air NZ has flown an injured albatross, found off the Kaikoura coast, to Wellington for specialist treatment.
An old ferry that has capsized in Fiji was once a frequent caller at Port Nelson and Picton.
Renowned opera singer coming to Blenheim in March.
Hot dry weather has stepped up water demand this week.
Marlburians are hard at work building their unique floats for this year's Christmas parade in Blenheim.
The Nelson Marlborough DHB is developing a policy on using cameras in hospitals to protect patient and staff privacy.
Don Sutton watched his retirement go up in flames.
Excitement builds ahead of Friday's mystery assembly.