Tanned teachers in prep mode
About 6600 Marlborough school students from year 1 to year 13 will return to classrooms next week.
A Blenheim man has admitted a charge of wilful damage after he stomped on a loaned laptop from Harvey Norman Blenheim.
A 27-year-old Blenheim man has admitted punching a 15-year-old boy in the head because he was annoying him.
Some grapegrowers could struggle to ripen their fruit if the Southern Valleys Irrigation Scheme is shut off on Thursday.
Sprinkler restrictions have been imposed in Renwick and Picton.
Palace response to old disappointment
Ian Blissett will always remember the name Kenneth Yates.
A marine farm in Outer Pelorus Sound has been given the go-ahead by an independent planning commissioner.
A 7-year-old boy was taken to hospital after he fell off a rock at Whites Bay near Blenheim.
Low water levels have forced organisers to move this year's More FM Raft Race to land.
Deep in the Marlborough Sounds, with boat access only and with none of her friends around, 24-year-old Alice Rackham, from Auckland, was having the time of her life.
New community partnerships are regularly welcomed by DOC.
'It's going to be intense'
A full house is E-flat bass player Keegan Lane's dream for the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band concert in Blenheim this weekend.
A proposed public toilet at Ohingaroa Bay in the Marlborough Sounds will go ahead after mediation talks between residents and the Marlborough District Council thrashed out a compromise.
Craft beer from around the country and as far away as Germany will be on tap at this year's annual beer fest in Blenheim.
The rush is on for notebooks, calculators and school uniforms as Marlborough school children gear up for another year of learning.
Marlborough firefighters are again warning people not to take risks with fire during a total fire ban.
Police escorted a masked man off the Waihopai spy base near Blenheim during annual protest.
Hand-washing practices among staff at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board are continuing to improve.
Tricia and Brian Dawson have reluctantly closed their Kip McGrath Education Centre business in Blenheim after a year of trying to sell the business.
Amy McDougall has come back to where it all began - Oxley's Rock Restaurant and Bar in Picton.
"Generations" of rubbish were cleared from the Moutere Rugby Club last week.
Kitten's vet bill leaves owner a 'sobbing mess'
The kindness of strangers made a difference for Rebecca Ashby and Matthew Bergman, who were struggling to pay for their kitten's vet bill.
Pet owners urges to save as injured cats and dogs face euthanasia in the wake of unexpected vet bills. | Donations for injured kitten
Work will start on two Marlborough intersections in the next three weeks.
Work in earnest has begun on the inside of the former Tuamarina Methodist church, which was relocated to Brayshaw Museum park in April last year.
A truck driver was flown to hospital with serious injuries after his trucked rolled over on State Highway 1 in Clarence.
Pair craving twice-a-day tooth brushing after spending the last 103 days walking the length of NZ.
The sound of warning bells rang out as bystanders worked frantically to move a trailer from the railway tracks in Blenheim this morning.
Of significant importance to Catholic NZ
An item with significant historical importance to both Marlborough's and New Zealand's Catholic history has been received by the Marlborough Museum.
The need for rental properties suitable for people with disabilities is at a critical level, says housing trust.
From pyjama parties to foam parties, there has never been a dull moment at Kokomo Beach Bar in Blenheim.
Police have prosecuted almost 40 unlawful hunters in Marlborough in the past 18 months in a crackdown on poaching.
The Abel Tasman and Marlborough Sounds are test sites for a plan to wipe out all of NZ's pests.
Marlborough was one of two regions in the country not to have any drowning deaths last year, new figures show.
Four people have admitted their part in a Marlborough drug operation, following the raids of seven Marlborough houses last year.
Kono New Zealand, which has a winery and mussel processing plant in Blenheim, has purchased the remaining shares in a Chinese company.
A Blenheim man has admitted breaking into his former workplace and stealing from his ex-employer.
Marlborough-based Sounds Air will take over the Westport to Wellington route when Air New Zealand pulls out in April.
A French film crew has touched down in Marlborough, putting the region's wine industry in the spotlight.
Increasing regulation fees by $2.9m will hit Marlborough's wine industry hard, says chairman.
Were you one of the good samaritans who helped an elderly man stuck in an Alabama Rd drain?
People looking for work in Marlborough should be feeling positive about the influx of jobs appearing online, says a recruitment specialist.
Commercial input from businesses is helping to protect more of New Zealand's assets than DOC can do on its own.
Blenheim bouncer discharged without further penalty after assaulting a man in a bar last year.
Some freedom campers are thumbing their noses at "no camping" signs.
Potential disaster averted
"It was pretty scary, she was full on," says farmer who saw a wall of smoke approaching his cattle yard.
Westport has a new airline ready to take over the reins when Air New Zealand pulls out in April.
The Seattle man interested in buying the historic Kingston Flyer says there's 'something wrong' with the owner's deal.
The third grade Twenty20 season began with convincing wins to Wairau and Celtic Green on Saturday.
An orchard planted to lead a stonefruit resurgence in Marlborough will harvest its first crop this weekend.
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