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Tessa-Jane Power

Head girls remember 70s formals

Do-it-yourself hairdos and dresses your mother made were part and parcel of preparing for formals past.

New owner for River Queen

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.

Judgment day after long campaign

Tomorrow is election day and by Sunday, Marlborough will have a new MP representing the district.

New rates bills to sting

About 60 properties in the Marlborough District are facing a 50 per cent or larger increase in their property valuations and rates bills.

Colin King backs challenger to win

10:39am Marlborough's outgoing MP tips the electorate will vote both Stuart Smith and National on election day tomorrow.

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

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.

Surgeons under fire

DHB chief criticises region's surgeons for creating backlog by cherry-picking patients.

Nelsonians less likely to visit ED

PHO meeting targets

New system to monitor surgeries

A temporary system is being rolled out across the NMDHB to fix a dip in surgery performance.

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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