Buildings rich in history

Quake damage, tatty classrooms, leaking roofs. Marlborough Boys' College principal Wayne Hegarty says a new school building has to be built.

Water park plan still on

Picton developer pushes ahead with plans to build a water park, and is calling for the district council to get behind him | Picton man wants $2m

Govt to allow more seasonal workers

Vineyard contractors have applauded a government move to bring in 1000 more workers.

Council may allow alcohol at park concerts

CATHIE BELL - Marlborough

People should be able to bring alcohol to concerts at Pollard Park, Marlborough District councillors say, but they are uncomfortable with wine sales at the events.

Defence points to rape case flaws

Defence lawyer for man accused of raping child points to inconsistencies in woman's evidence.

Warriors of all shapes and sizes

 	 Kaikoura Ultimate Warrior Pirates, transvestites and super heroes were among the contenders for the first ever Kaikoura Ultimate Warrior event.

Eight charged in Kaikoura cray cases

Eight people have been charged for taking crayfish to sell without a permit after an MPI sting.

Trash fashion a big hit

No plea from man on sex charges

Half-million hospital repair bill

wairau hospital Wairau Hospital needs more than $500,000 in repairs and improvements.

Confidence will return - DHB boss

The investigation of a former Wairau Hospital surgeon following fatal surgeries at the hospital knocked public confidence, a report into surgical services says.

One service, two sites

Clinicians' 'need more of an insight'

Stroke pathways will speed treatment

A new assessment and treatment pathway will help stroke sufferers get treatment faster in Marlborough.

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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