Our top stories in 2013

Last updated 15:58 31/12/2013
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The story about Alistair Sowman being elected mayor or Marlborough for the third time was the eighth most read story on the Express website this year.

Readers have clicked on the Express website more than 7.5 million times this year.

Information and updates on the two main earthquakes that hit the region dominate the list of most read stories.

The 50 most read stories on mex.co.nz in 2013 are:

1. Earthquake updates 

2. Severe earthquake near Seddon

3. Father dies in Sounds

4. Civil defence updates

5. Man crushed by wall

6. Who can trade during Easter

7. Body found in Sounds

8. And the winner is...

9. Quake near Seddon

10. Woman's death baffles

11. Eerie drive on quaky road

12. Man injures hand in work accident

13. Body found by river

14. Racist cartoon slammed

15. Woman killed on road near Blenheim

16. $10.8 million Lotto winner

17. Body found in creek

18. Search for missing boaties

19. Tramper found dead

20. Road closed power out

21. Crash on SH6

22. Controversial cartoon

23. Fatal accident near Havelock

24. Storm brings flooding

25. Jobs axed as Annies hits trouble

26. Truck crash on SH1

27. Quake rattled residents flee after tremors

28. Prime TV move upsets freeview viewers

29. Blaze in Sounds

30. Blair Robinson is missing

31. Huge rocks crash down around couple

32. Mother killed in Picton

33. Another truck crash

34. Hostel owner livid by police intervention

35. Fatal crash near Kaikoura

36. Tim Shand on Country Calendar

37. Body and bicycle in creek

38. Blaze strikes food warehouse

39. Marlborough mystery photos

40. Home loss hits farming family hard

41. Crash on State Highway 1

42. Explosion at air show

43. House fire in Blenheim

44. Another truck tips over on SH1

45. Main St bomb drama

46. Driver killed

47. Jack knife on SH1

48. No reason to fear gang says mob boss

49. Crash at Wairau Valley

50. Man's body found in Blenheim

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- The Marlborough Express


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