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 Nick Lane

Neighbours team up for clean-up

About 50 primary school children raced their homemade boats down the Taylor River in Blenheim yesterday afternoon as part of a neighbourhood support project.

'Wherever you are ... '

Only the backpack of a missing German tourist has been found, six months since his disappearance.

Safety cited in sale of lines firm

Marlborough Lines has sold its 51 per cent share of OtagoNet and Otago Power Services for $152m.

Age Concern on track

Age Concern Marlborough is back on track after a turbulent period saw them lose two key team members inside three months.

Tasting an international occasion

Seventy people will taste some of the most expensive and exclusive pinot noirs from around the world this weekend at the Pinot at Cloudy Bay event in Marlborough.

Police seize cash, drugs in Kaikoura

Police have seized thousands of dollars in cash and drugs in a raid on a Kaikoura property.

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

Warriors of all shapes and sizes

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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