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Pioneer's legacy lives on

A bronze sculpture of a New Zealand falcon was presented to the family of late Blenheim businessman John Marris at a special event last night.

Council sticking with waste system

Marlborough may move to wheelie bins for its rubbish in the future, but not for some years.

Grant provides ticket to job

Blenheim beneficiary takes up offer of $3000 grant to relocate to Christchurch for work.

Iwi hopes artefacts will be returned

The next step in the relationship between Marlborough iwi Rangitane and Otago University is for the iwi to visit the university in Dunedin later this year.

Ladder fall inspires gutter sucker

Two years ago, Blenheim man Pete Halligan fell from a ladder while cleaning his gutters and was lucky to walk away unscathed, but he was not going to let it happen again.

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

Board works on review proposals

The health board has started planning how to carry out the recommendations of a review of surgical services and general medicine at Nelson and Wairau hospitals.

Stroke pathways will speed treatment

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

Half-million hospital repair bill

Confidence will return - DHB boss

Nursing faces crisis

More than 500 nurses in Marlborough and Nelson will reach retirement age in the next 10 years, leaving the region exposed to a skills shortfall.

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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