"People don't know how much it costs to run a business."
Was this the best dressed festival crowd yet?
A business advocacy group, in Blenheim, will elect a new committee to drive future direction.
A Blenheim man with a drinking problem was put behind bars for possessing a semi-automatic rifle.
Good food and Marlborough wine made for some contented festival-goers on Saturday.
Perfect weather, wine and food delighted thousands at the 32nd annual Marlborough Wine and Food Festival.
Fundraiser has passed $2m mark - and beach's owner is pleased to see the public get behind campaign.
Final push as campaign to buy Abel Tasman beach reaches $2 million.
Two vehicles crashed near Renwick on Friday, halting traffic.
A Picton man assaulted his stepson for trying to help his mother.
It was possible someone had dumped thousands of litres of a chemical and not even considered their actions were illegal.
"It was the same story every day. We weren't sure if we were still employed."
The biggest party in Marlborough is not a standalone event, with plenty of other activities on offer
Findings from the Marlborough forum would be used to compile the group's submission to Government.
Some people commented that conflict between pedestrians and drivers might be reduced by pedestrianising parts of the town centre.
''If there is another bidder, they are bound to be defeated,'' says Gareth Morgan, as beach campaign nears $2m.
Fed-up farmers are losing patience with trespassing hunters.
Police will not reveal what caused a car fire in Marlborough, in which the body of an unidentified man was found.
A truck driver was disqualified from driving after he admitted failing to have 10 hours continuous rest during a work day as required.
Not everyone agreed with Minister for the Environment Nick Smith at a Blenheim public meeting.
No more holidays ruined "by tripping over a wasp nest or not watching a jam sandwich closely enough".
Philanthropist publishes map showing how little of Abel Tasman beach he would use.
Quota owners would receive compensation, but there was no provision for operators who leased quota.
Marlborough residents with empty water tanks should check companies trucking in water are meeting public health standards.
"The theatre trust appreciated every donation, no matter how small. We respect everything everyone's given us."
The home of a recidivist drink-driver was searched by police in a drugs raid.
Forest and Bird says the council should be doing more to catch the culprit.
Police hope to identify the man "in the near future", a spokeswoman said.
"Historically, the New Zealand landscape had always been used to promote the country as an attractive destination."
Environmental Management company Nelmac is pledging $5000 to the Department of Conservation if a crowdfunding camapign to buy a private Abel Tasman beach is successful.