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Lines staff help Coasters

Three extra pairs of hands and a generator from Marlborough Lines was welcome help to Buller residents

'Dream wedding'

Who deserves to win?

A couple could take a free walk down the aisle, thanks to a group of businesses who have banded together to give one couple a dream wedding.

Duck calling competition

Hunters had a quacking good evening at Blenheim's Speight's Ale House when a duck calling competition was held on Wednesday.

Ruined roof could fund smoko

Nelson Hospital staff may not have seen the last of the massive section of copper roofing that was ripped off the hospital during last week's storm.

Wartime nurse awarded for service

Last Post rings out as soldiers buried at sea

Just weeks shy of her 100th birthday, Blenheim woman Iris Allan has been awarded for her service as a nurse in World War II.

Shops ignore Easter closure law

Shops remained open for business as usual in Kaikoura during Easter weekend

Kaikoura kids ready for action

If you are looking for something to wear out your little darlings over the Easter break, look no further than the Sport Tasman holiday programme which is being run next week, from Monday, April 28, till Friday, May 2.

Sun shines on Easter events

Town passes storm test in style

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

Hospital to get paediatrician

Marlborough is set to get a new community paediatrician.

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.

Conversations that count

Lab cuts hiccup

GPs must meet standards

GP practices who can't meet basic standards "need their head read", a Blenheim GP has said.

Judgment a 'step forward'

The Supreme Court's decision on salmon farms in the Sounds was a step forward for council planners in clarifying the issues

Three salmon farms 'disappointing'

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

King Salmon decision

Crail Bay can reopen for smoult raising

Salmon plant for Picton

The expansion of salmon farming in the Marlborough Sounds could see a processing plant set up in Picton

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