Despite eight months of hard work, a campaign to rid Picton of plastic bags has yet to take off, but volunteers driving it say they won't be deterred.
Hagley Joinery is closing its operation in Blenheim and will be replaced by two separate Marlborough-owned and operated businesses.
When Craig Mill and Barbara Mortensen started their own contracting business in 2008, the only thing on their minds was to be a cut above the rest.
Wither Hills Farm Park manager who died suddenly remembered as a man who loved the land.
A piece of New Zealand aviation history has been brought to life for the Omaka Classic Fighters Air Show.
A 63-year-old man has been remanded for sentencing after he drove at nearly five times the legal limit.
Teenager who stole rugby jerseys from former All Black Leon MacDonald tells court he is sick of watching his back in jail.
Chief executive of Marlborough District Council to stand down when contract comes to an end
Pregnant women are being asked to rely on an "honesty box system" when choosing their midwife, says maternity campaigner.
A six-metre container in Blenheim will be used to store donated items before the supplies are sent to help people rebuilding their homes in Vanuatu.
Students of NMIT's new viticulture degree in Blenheim are searching for red grape varieties that will flourish in New Zealand's cooler climate.
Finishing touches are being completed to the Dashwood Pass in Marlborough with the road to open next week before Easter traffic hits.
A man has avoided a conviction on charges of assault and theft, while his co-defendants were convicted for their involvement in the incident.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested on a raft of charges, including assaulting a woman and possession of offensive weapons, police say.
The Omaka branch line of the Blenheim Riverside Railway was officially opened on Saturday.
Tributes flowed for Marlborough businessman Ian Simcox at a funeral service in Blenheim attended by about 700 people.
A new sales outlet for fresh pasteurised goats' milk has been arranged in Blenheim.
Oak Tree Cottage near Seddon, a restored 19th century cob home visited by many Marlburians and tourists during the last 25 years, has been demolished.
Children's introduction to communal learning and their success is often reliant on support.
A Blenheim man is preparing for the worst as he flies to Vanuatu's Tanna Island today.
Renwick residents discussed changes they would like to see in their community during a public workshop at the Renwick Community Memorial Hall on Wednesday.
Marlborough war veterans will be selling specially packaged bottles of olive oil next month to mark the centennial of Anzac Day.
A group of endangered birds in Kaikoura got lost on their maiden flight this week, possibly because of the town's street lights.
The Omaka Maize maze has been harvested, but keen maze-goers can expect to get lost in a new labyrinth next year.
Questions were raised at Blenheim Musical Theatre's annual meeting about rehiring an Auckland director whose last production for the society was a financial flop.
Pedestrians on Picton's Upper High St in future will enjoy a regenerated streetscape flush with trees, new seating and lighting.
Flyers will be dropping in ratepayers' letterboxes next month detailing the Marlborough District Council's spending plans for the next 10 years.
Renwick residents can use garden sprinklers every second day, as the water level in the town's wells gradually rises.
Donating money is the best way Marlburians can help the victims of Cyclone Pam, says Marlborough Mayor Alistair Sowman.
Bohally Intermediate School will have a new leader when term two kicks off after the Easter break.
Road spikes used to stop teenagers driving a car stolen from an 87-year-old man.
Joining a cycling group after her husband died of cancer, Carol Webb gained friends and lost 43kg.
Havelock residents urged to cut back water use immediately after a spike in saltwater levels in the water supply.
Sun lounger park to stay despite mixed reviews
Picton's hotly-debated sun lounger park has been branded everything from tacky to terrific, but its oversized deck chairs aren't going away yet.
Two special services will honour the men from the Awatere who died in World War I and II.
Vanuatuans are desperate to find work in Marlborough following Cyclone Pam, contractor says.
Some of the region's most vulnerable and isolated older people are a step closer to being served reheated frozen meals.
Travellers on TripAdvisor have voted Blenheim the third best place to visit in New Zealand.
Marlborough's outdoor experts will come together this weekend for the first Great Outdoors Expo.
The first natural burial has taken place in Marlborough following the funeral of Myra Giese.
Marlborough's highway manager says the proposed Spring Creek roundabout is not likely to create traffic jams on SH1.
A daily service between Wairau and Nelson will reduce the number of helicopter transfers.
A 10-year-old Blenheim drummer may be stripped of his drum kit if he continues to upset neighbours.
Problems with the roof on the new civic building in Kaikoura could delay completion.
Marlborough shoppers would boycott Cotton On if the company stripped staff of their tea breaks.
A Picton principal has cautioned parents against taking legal action when school decisions don't go their way.
Invivo Wines has raised a record-toppling $1.7m in six days on an equity crowdfunding platform.
The arrival of new Cook Strait ferries with greater vehicle capacity has the potential to create traffic problems, says MP Stuart Smith.
Vandals have targeted a headstone at a Marlborough cemetery in for the second time this month, leaving a family distraught.
Two trucks spilled grapes on Marlborough roads last week, as the first week of harvesting got underway.
A toxin that can cause vomiting and diarrhoea is still present in one of Picton's water supplies.
Event fails to sell out for first time ever
The hugely popular Forrest GrapeRide in Marlborough has not sold out for the first time in its history, and organisers are blaming the Cricket World Cup.
A damp start to the week in Christchurch should make way for a brief reminder of summer.
Ladies given a lift to win weight in beer
Four men took to the startline at the weekend to vye for their partner's weight in beer at the Flaxbourne A&P Show in Ward on Sunday.
Three Marlborough farmers and vineyard operators caught taking water for irrigation during water restrictions have been issued with warnings.
A Marlborough Girls' College student who "puts her whole heart and soul" into playing the piano is this year's winner of a Marlborough District Council award for young musicians.
Some of Vanuatu's seasonal workers in Marlborough have flown home to help with the rebuild after Cyclone Pam ripped through the island nation.
Religious wars have been fought for millennia but a visiting scholar says religion isn't the cause.
Young Vanuatu couple decide earning money in New Zealand to rebuild their shattered lives is a priority.
Marlborough man who punched his pregnant partner in the face sentenced to community detention.
The Wairau Lagoons bared a striking resemblance to the Transformers movie during the first survey of its kind in the region.
The Picton barista and backpacking Scottish tourist who captured New Zealanders hearts are about to give love a second chance.
The "King of Card Games", declares a promotional poster for a "learn to play bridge" course.
"Damned hard work" and an "eye for opportunity" are two requisites for running a successful business.
'They go where commercial planes don't go'
A Cessna 206 has been acquired for New Zealand fellowship pilots to train on and will be displayed at the Omaka Classic Fighters Airshow in Blenheim at Easter.
A new patient administration system to be implemented at the NMDHB will provide more efficient healthcare services to the South Island.
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a blaze beside State Highway 1 near Blenheim.
Hundreds of recreational fishers turned out to have their say on blue cod fishing rules.
An investigative journalist who revealed the dirty politics of New Zealand is coming to Marlborough.
Rollout of ultra-fast broadband to more than 11,000 homes in Blenheim completed.
Takeaways swapped for half-marathons
Transforming their sedentary lifestyle to become half marathon athletes has inspired two Blenheim women to inspire others.
Serving vulnerable and isolated older people reheated frozen meals could save DHB $4.7 million.
First prize in a new event at the Flaxbourne A&P Show on Sunday will be your spouse's weight in beer.
Blenheim man sentenced for assaulting his partner after an argument over a PlayStation game.
Midwife who told teen mum to keep her legs together and be "ladylike" practicing under new name.
Marlborough man pays $4000 to get his dog back from the pound, where it spent eight months for biting a police officer.
After walking 40km and spending the night under a bush, Emine Aslankilinc got home and made tea for her family.
The driver of a truck that crashed upside down in a river east of Nelson walked away from the crumpled wreck.
Two businessmen, famous for making Graham Norton's signature wine from Marlborough grapes, are taking their company to the crowd.
Recreational fisherman gets five months home detention for black market trading.
A man who threatened to blow up a Bluebridge ferry has explained his actions in court, saying he was not in a good state of mind.
Three men facing charges of sexually violating a man with a broomstick have been remanded in custody.
Craft-brewing company Moa has been given the green light to expand its Marlborough brewery after resolving a long-running dispute with its opponents.
Seventeen Chinese visitors, from the province of Ningxia, are in Marlborough on a two-day visit to learn about wine tourism.
Picton businesses welcomed two unexpected cruise ship arrivals on Monday and Tuesday this week.
Airline passengers are being asked to use temporary toilets outside Marlborough Airport for the next two months, as work on the expansion moves continues.
The Yard Bar and Bistro in Blenheim has moved its live bands inside following complaints from the public about noise levels.
Mega-cruise ship Queen Mary 2 has ditched its Wellington visit with the capital in sight.
Blenheim man sent to prison on aggravated robbery charge after assaulting a man with nunchuks.
An elderly woman who was missing in Marlborough slept under a bush after walking 40km.
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