Kaikoura

Warriors of all shapes and sizes

 	 Kaikoura Ultimate Warrior

Pirates, transvestites and super heroes were among the contenders for the first ever Kaikoura Ultimate Warrior event.

Eight charged in Kaikoura cray cases

Eight people have been charged for taking crayfish to sell without a permit after an MPI sting.

Trash fashion a big hit

Trash Fashion

And so the curtain closes on another incredible show — Trash Fashion Kaikoura is over for another year.

No plea from man on sex charges

A 59-year-old man was remanded without plea on 37 sex-related charges in court yesterday.

First sod turned at hospital

Brayden Jennison and Piers Landon-Lane

Kaikoura could not have put on a better sunrise than the one that provided the backdrop for Friday morning's dawn ceremony at the site of the new hospital.

'Honour Te Korowai strategy'

The Te Korowai Marine Strategy should be left as it was intended, committee hears.

Coroner repeats lifejacket warning

Calls for fishermen to wear lifejackets have been repeated after the deaths of two men in Kaikoura.

Defaults leave sour taste for Cray Coasters

PETER JONES AND EMMA DANGERFIELD - Marlborough

The Kaikoura Rugby Club are unhappy after their players and supporters were left frustrated on Saturday.

Rural swaps, the ticking clock

Last Friday, the Commerce Commission asked for any remaining rural customers who had been sold "swaps" to come forward by the end of the month.

Work starts on new hospital

 Kaikoura Hospital

Canterbury DHB has announced that work on the new Kaikoura Hospital will begin this month.

Was he killed?

Terence Charles Hendry

Grieving family of a man who vanished more than 20 years ago believe he was murdered by his ex-girlfriend's father

Giant pumpkin contest

Dylan Phair

Anzac Day saw the community come together in the morning for the Anzac service at the Memorial Hall, and again in the afternoon for the grand weigh-in of the giant pumpkin competition, organised by Mitre 10 Kaikoura.

Blue Ribbon Day at pony club

A good day was had by everyone at the Kaikoura Pony Club Blue Ribbon Day, especially the riders.

Cops corner

Over the past few days Kaikoura Police have stopped and processed three people for excess breath alcohol, or what has been referred to in past media campaigns as being a "bl@#dy idiot" by drinking then driving.

Hats off to the best in business

For the first time, the Westpac Marlborough Chamber of Commerce Business Awards will be brought to Kaikoura

Wild seals at Ohau Stream

ohau seals

They may be playful, they may be cute, but the seal pups at Ohau Waterfall, near Kaikoura, are still wild animals

All phones out in storm

Kaikoura was isolated from the outside world when fibre optic cables at both ends of the town were cut by slips on Good Friday

The World pays a visit

world

The largest privately-owned residential yacht on earth, The World, visited Kaikoura on the weekend.

Museum on move with $1.9m grant

Kaikoura Historical Society has received the good news they are to receive a grant from the Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee.

Kaikoura Anzac spirit strong

Kaikoura's Anzac Day service on Friday was one of the best attended for years, with many young people joining in the parade

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