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Sharing the fruits of her labour

A charity that collects unwanted fruit from backyards and orchards and hands them out to those in need has been set up in Marlborough.

KiwiRail sells Clifford Bay land

Land once earmarked for a replacement ferry terminal is sold to winegrower Peter Yealands.

Flood risk study delays project

A plan change for residential subdivisions in Renwick could be two more years away.

Panel puts pest strategy to the test

A mock biosecurity response meeting on a pest that could kill grapevines was played out in front of hundreds of wine delegates in Blenheim yesterday.

Low way to go, Key tells wine researchers

Plant and Food Marlborough Research Centre's low-alcohol, low-calorie wine research has won Prime Minister John Key's backing.

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

Heritage New Zealand has launched an appeal to help in urgent restoration work at Kaikoura's oldest surviving building, Fyffe House.

Warriors of all shapes and sizes

Eight charged in Kaikoura cray cases

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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