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Phil Hunnisett

Fond farewell

"Where's Phil?" is the likely call from people visiting the Marlborough District Council office in Blenheim.

Mayor wants feedback

The Marlborough District Council wants to hear people's thoughts on council plans for the next year, says Marlborough mayor Alistair Sowman.

Road updates

Please take extreme caution

State Highway 1 is open to a single lane with many work sites throughout the area.

Three salmon farms 'disappointing'

New Zealand King Salmon has won the right to set up three new marine farms in the Marlborough Sound

Storm leaves'a real mess'

Collingwood publican Tinky Hovenden woke up to find the Parapara Esplanade gone.

Home D for robbing hitchhiker

A 28-year-old man was sentenced to home detention after he robbed a hitch-hiker with a knife.

Marae camp and pa tour

The year 7 and 8s had an absolute blast at their school camp at Mangamaunu marae the week before last.

Hunter grateful for rescue effort

Seabird weekend a soaring success

Bright future ahead

In the next 10 years, there could be $100 million invested here in new wharves, freight marshalling yards and a container crane.

Port boost for Picton

The decision to keep the interisland ferry terminal in Picton means tens of millions of dollars of investment will go ahead in the town.

No loss for Kaikoura in decision

Business buoyed

Ferry decision lifts Picton's spirits

There had been an "almost tangible" lift in everyone's spirits since the Government's decision to keep the interisland ferries in Picton

Conversations that count

One Tuesday morning while studying for exams, I dropped my nan while trying to lift her back to bed from the toilet.

Lab cuts hiccup

On six occasions a lack of patient information meant GPs could not immediately contact patients with their test results.

Nurses should not have let him drive

Slushy defies sugar ban

Damaged hospital back at work

Nelson and Tasman are in recovery mode as extreme weather from Cyclone Ita hammered the region from Wednesday night until the early hours of this morning.

Crail Bay can reopen for smoult raising

New Zealand King Salmon has been granted resource consents to re-open its Crail Bay farm to raise smoult.

Fish firm: No shocks in climate report

Long-term climate change effects are less challenging for salmon farming than seasonal swings, New Zealand King Salmon says.

Crail Bay farm plan opposed

Fish farm plans for Crail Bay

King Salmon decision

New Zealand King Salmon has lost one farm, but won its case to have three new farms in the Marlborough Sounds.

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