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Graeme Dowling

Market stalwart fondly remembered

One of the founding stallholders at Blenheim's Redwood market has been remembered for his chatty banter with customers.

Hay fever as bad as heart disease - GP

Some hay fever sufferers endure a quality of life equivalent to heart disease, Richmond GP says.

Judge apologises for 'brainfade'

A judge has apologised to a marine farm owner for quoting him on a case he wasn't part of.

Smith loses his wheels

Kaikoura electorate National Party candidate Stuart Smith is without wheels for the election campaign after his car was hit by a trailer in Renwick.

Candles cause of house fire

An investigation into a fire which gutted a Blenheim house early on Sunday morning has confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances.

Police seize cash, drugs in Kaikoura

Police have seized thousands of dollars in cash and drugs in a raid on a Kaikoura property.

Nine nominated for Kaikoura seat

Nine candidates are standing in the Kaikoura electorate and another six are contesting the Te Tai Tonga seat in next month's general election.

Historic building needs repairs

Warriors of all shapes and sizes

Surgeons under fire

DHB chief criticises region's surgeons for creating backlog by cherry-picking patients.

Nelsonians less likely to visit ED

People in Blenheim go to emergency department nearly twice as often as Nelson residents.

PHO meeting targets

GP practice to audit ED patients

Shortages hamper stroke care

Marlborough will never get the organised stroke service the Ministry of Health wants while there is a shortage of physiotherapists and occupational therapists, a Wairau Hospital doctor says.

Salmon farms all compliant

New Zealand King Salmon's eight Marlborough Sounds farms are compliant with their resource consent conditions

Salmon plant for Picton

The expansion of salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds could see a processing plant set up in Picton

Judgment a 'step forward'

Three salmon farms 'disappointing'

Positive test a 'rogue result'

Report shows Marlborough Sounds salmon have tested positive for a new fish disease.

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