Keep the ban

16022017 News. Photo: Supplied. Jason Ruawai is chairman of PauaMAC3, the representative body for professional paua ...

OPINION: Keeping the shellfish and seaweed harvest ban in place is a good idea, writes commercial paua diver Jason Ruawai.

Letters to the editor

John Leader talk to an MPI staff member at MPI's Waikawa "drop-in" session about MPI's plans to relocate salmon farms in ...

Correspondents write about the MPI salmon farm relocation drop-in sessions, bank rates, Trump and the media, honorifics, tooth decay and 'the media'.

D-day for paua harvest ban decision

The extent of uplift created by the November 14 quake can be easily traced at Ward Beach.

OPINION: MPI should go ahead and extend the paua harvest ban along the east coast, say commercial paua divers.

Our 'Amazon-scale' environmental crisis

The heavy steel doors from trawling can damage and destroy extensive areas as they are dragged over the seabed.

Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.

OPINION: Ship Cove to Cathedral Square

Between the mountains and the sea - could a new cycle trail help invigorate Kaikoura and the top of the South?

OPINION: The Coastal Pacific Trail is one of the biggest tourism and economic opportunities of our generation.

COLUMN: Busy time for council

Road damage around Kaikoura.

Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray on Kaikoura's tourism recovery plan.

What if hurting pets isn't enough?

A dog that was found badly beaten by her owner in Te Kuiti.

OPINION: Would you let an animal abuser babysit your kids?

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about the Express 'Hot topic', the new speed limit along Middle Renwick Rd, world news and the recent whale stranding in Golden Bay.

A lost opportunity

Work is underway to repair State Highway 1.

Foresight has gone out the window and a wonderful opportunity has been lost, writes NZ First leader Winston Peters.

Letters to the editor

030712 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Timaru Herald. 8 Letters were sent and received the next day.

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Corespondents write about school holidays, livestock shipments, the Spring Creek roundabout and retail pricing.

MP's report

Marlborough District Council emergency services manager Brian Paton will be looking at fuel supplies in the region for a ...

In the event of a natural disaster, can you really say you are prepared?

Mike Yardley: Full steam ahead

The Kingston Flyer when it was running. Both Invercargill and the West Coast have plans to bring the steam engine to ...

OPINION: What a nadir for local train-buffs, with all KiwiRail passenger services in the South Island now off the tracks.

Ruby's case difficult

Donella Knox at her sentencing at the Blenheim High Court in December.

OPINION: Donella Knox killed her autistic daughter. How much sympathy does she deserve?

Cycleway would boost economy

Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray.

So pleasing to see the numbers of visitors here to enjoy Waitangi weekend and support our community.

Long live slow

Supporters of the Coastal Pacific Rail Trail say it could be as successful, or more so, than the pictured Central Otago ...

OPINION: The proposed Coastal Pacific Rail Trail is a opportunity we can't pass up, writes AvantiPlus Blenheim owner Danijel Duvnjak.

Letters to the editor

NZ First leader Winston Peters arrives at Waitangi's Te Tii Marae.  Media were this year banned from covering the event ...

Corespondents write about justice, Waitangi Day, employment and democracy.

A snub to democracy?

The Marlborough District Council.

New MDC code: A snub to democracy?

Letters to the editor

A cycle trail from Picton to Kaikoura would result in growth in prosperity for the whole region, a correspondent says.

 Correspondents write about coastal shipping, immigration, cycle trails and regional development, and midsummer.

MP's Report

There is no point in implementing a scheme with a dam that is going to be under-utilised, writes Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith.

Exploring alternative irrigation options the right move

Letters to the editor

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Correspondents write about the new Spring Creek to Blenheim cycle trail, AI and the future, river access and recreational fishing.

Relax, enjoy and discover, for free

There are some great spots to explore in Marlborough.

One of the Department of Conservation's directions is to support "Healthy Nature Healthy People".

Letters to the editor


Correspondents write about the local bands playing at the Marlborough Wine and Food Festival, coastal shipping, an anonymous letter writer and public access.

The other side of the fishing debate

Is better management required of a shared public resource to reduce the tension between recreational and commercial fishers?

Our collective energy would be much better spent collaborating with each other on issues that actually do matter.

The next big cycle trail?

One thing that has not changed since the November earthquake is the spectacular scenery along the east coast of the ...

The mountains on one side; the sea on the other. Imagine a cycle trail along the stunning Kaikoura coast.

Letters to the editor

Correspondents write about the right to die, 'hope for America', political correctness, and graffiti.

Correspondents write about the right to die, 'hope for America', political correctness, and graffiti.

'Hardening up' never the answer

Bary Neal competed in the King and Queen of the Withers race in memory of his son Matt Neal, who died of suspected suicide.

A heartfelt plea from a dad who lost his son last year to suspected suicide.

Someone must know who it is

Police in Marlborough are on the hunt for an arsonist following seven suspicious fires in the past month.

Arson is mindless vandalism on steroids.

Messages from Kaikoura's mayor

Kaikoura Mayor Winston Gray.

OPINION: Last week I heard that the earthquake was "arguably the second biggest earthquake in NZ's European history.

Letters to the editor

Ari Feldman, right, was one of the 180-strong Australian contingent to attend the 21st New Zealand Scout Jamboree held ...

 Correspondents write about the 21st New Zealand Scout Jamboree, fluoridation, the play area at the Picton Foreshore and the tagging on Blenheim's ASB Theatre Marlborough.

MP's Report: Safety first

Work on State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura is expected to take up to a year to complete.

COLUMN: Ensuring long-term resilience key in rebuild

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