Local buyer takes over for summer season
English couple Peter and Sandra Makin have sold their beloved boat and business, Marlborough River Queen, after six years of ups and downs on the Opawa River.
Tomorrow is election day and by Sunday, Marlborough will have a new MP representing the district.
About 60 properties in the Marlborough District are facing a 50 per cent or larger increase in their property valuations and rates bills.
10:39am Marlborough's outgoing MP tips the electorate will vote both Stuart Smith and National on election day tomorrow.
Police have seized thousands of dollars in cash and drugs in a raid on a Kaikoura property.
Nine candidates are standing in the Kaikoura electorate and another six are contesting the Te Tai Tonga seat in next month's general election.
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.
DHB chief criticises region's surgeons for creating backlog by cherry-picking patients.
New Zealand King Salmon's eight Marlborough Sounds farms are compliant with their resource consent conditions
The expansion of salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds could see a processing plant set up in Picton
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