New Tasman police chief Karyn Malthus is one of only three female district commanders in the country, and only the fourth in New Zealand history.
A decade-long cycle has reached its end for Nelson historians Hilary and John Mitchell with the fourth and final volume in their history of Maori in Nelson and Marlborough.
More than 1500 homes were without electricity in Blenheim last night after an insulator exploded.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested after five windows were smashed and a trolley was thrown into the glass door of a Blenheim supermarket on Christmas night.
Seddon residents can cool off during the summer with a dip in the community swimming pool, which reopens today.
Maike van der Heide starts a walk through history by delving into the origins of Cleghorn St.
A group of Tongan women in Marlborough are trying to change some of the unhealthy habits of their culture, Biggest Loser-style.
A Blenheim doctor caught drink-driving at more than four times the limit has escaped conviction.
Marlborough Boys' College old boy Roman Kutzowitz went to work in October wearing a bullet-proof vest and helmet.
Driving complaints this holiday season are up on last year, despite less traffic on Marlborough's roads.
Cruise visitors driven direct to vineyards
Picton stallholders are losing their lifeblood as cruise ship passengers are whisked away on winery tours before they are barely off the boat, a stallholder says.
Marlborough Coastguard is warning boaties to be careful if they're drinking out on the water.
Decision on when the fire-damaged Blenheim Winz office can reopen to be made in the New Year.
A small group of determined shoppers sprinted through the doors of The Warehouse in Blenheim, eager to snap up post-Xmas bargains.
A man charged with ram-raiding a van into Blenheim’s Work and Income office on Christmas Day will not appear in court today.
A man in his early 20s remains in a serious condition in hospital after a crash near Kaikoura on Christmas Day.
Man charged with burglary and arson after Work and Income building ram-raided and set alight.
Blenheim man Jessie Hepi has not been seen since leaving work on December 17.
Blue cod back on the menu but few out looking after recreational season opens in Marlborough Sounds.
Campers heading to Momorangi Bay Camp will discover upgraded facilities and improved accessibility.
Drivers urged to be careful over holiday season
Marlborough police will be targeting drink-drivers and taking a zero-tolerance policy on speeding.
Blue cod are back on the menu after the season opened on Saturday.
A slow start to Christmas trade in Blenheim has turned into a last-minute rush.
Holidaymakers are being warned not to take shellfish from Tory Channel.
A 23-year-old Blenheim man has been sent to prison for raping an 8-year-old girl.
Boaties flouting lifejacket rules will get slapped with a $200 fine, says Marlborough's harbourmaster.
Visitors to Marlborough can take a spin on a scooter this summer.
With Christmas approaching, people in Marlborough talk about what a traditional Christmas Day looks like for them.
A 54-year-old Blenheim man has been sentenced to home detention on his twelfth charge of drink-driving.
A pair of leafy green mazes have sprouted on a Marlborough farm as a family's solution to summer holiday boredom.
Marlburians and visitors to the region can get up close and personal with two endangered New Zealand falcons.
Picton's heritage railway station is up for sale for the first time in 20 years.
Community work detention for daughter and mum with lesser roles in 'drug supermarket'.
Two teens have appeared in court over the burglary of rugby jerseys from ex-All Black Leon MacDonald's home.
Commute worth the quality time for Trudy
Christmas has begun for Marlborough woman Trudy Hennessy, who is already celebrating the festive season with her two granddaughters.
The lights of a Blenheim neighbourhood are drawing in crowds like moths to a flame this year.
Leon MacDonald says he's 'gutted' after 15 rugby jerseys were stolen from his Blenheim home.
Sick of scrambling in your handbag or wallet for a few dollars to feed your parking meter?
Some of the south's best wildlife experiences are within easy reach of downtown Dunedin.
Christmas magic to help shoppers
Parking fairies are handing out Christmas cheer in Blenheim CBD.
Avoid the hectic hustle and bustle of pre-Christmas food shopping and instead relax at the twilight Marlborough Farmers' Market tomorrow.
A cluster of Marlborough organisations are working together to changes the region's drinking culture.
Fish & Game is still waiting for confirmation 1080 does not pose any sub-lethal risks to anglers.
Woman gets degree without having to leave lounge
A Marlborough woman has graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree without having to leave the region.
Learning is work and work is learning, 400 graduates told as they step out with new qualifications.
It's summer and you fancy a holiday in the South Island. But will the ferry get you there?
All invited to centre's communal festive lunch
The anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ makes Christmas an important event on the Christian calendar.
In 1964, the last whale was harpooned off the Kaikoura coast.
Sex offender Arthur Samuel Roy Senior, 66, went to the Court of Appeal to fight for continued name suppression.
Kiwi farmers uneasy about a $40k fine handed out to farming couple for not wearing helmets while on quad bikes.
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