Your Marlborough

A rural retreat in Kaikoura

You'll come across plenty of these woolly gargoyles along the way.

There we are, alone in the bush, when we turn a corner and come face to face with the beast.

Champion plougher obsessed

Marlborough farmer and champion ploughman Ian Woolley.

A Marlborough man is helping push the little known sport of ploughing back into the limelight.

Spring fever

GE Zigge Rope storage baskets

I think it's in our blood. The need to clean, re-order, sort-out and plan as soon as those winter days start to lengthen and the weather starts to turn.

What's on

Linkwater School Fun Day: Aria Millen, Hannah Higginson, Alyssa Neiman and Mikayla Neiman


Hands-on tasty learning

Suburban School Kaikoura's Pukeko class have been planting an edible garden which includes fruit trees and vegetables.

Growing healthy kids at Suburban School, Kaikoura.

Pupils left wanting more

Springlands School pupils, from left, Oliver Price, 10, Caitlyn Gjelstad, 11, Chloe Pettigrew, 9, Siena Luke, 9.

A troupe of pupils from one class in Blenheim have enjoyed treading the boards in Oliver!

Have a cuppa for charity

Gecko Junction manager Sarah Cowan is excited for the cafe and craft store to open.

A new Blenheim cafe is set to open its doors, with all the profits going to charity.

Sew a little love

The Waihopai Sewing Bees members, from left, Zoe Thompson, Rosemary Coyle and Summer Weir, Wairau Hospital surgical ...

"I thought 'what can I do to help?' There must be other people in a similar situation."

Make the world a better place

Literacy Marlborough manager Jane Vial.

OPINION: With poor reading and numeracy skills, every single day is a challenge to not fail, writes Literacy Marlborough manager Jane Vial.

'I was winning'

Long-serving Marlborough indoor bowler Jennifer Crawford is keen to return to the mats next winter.

Feisty gran's message to bowling selectors after being dumped from the team.

New virus to hit immune rabbits

A new rabbit virus strain will help control the feral rabbit populations in Marlborough

A K5 strain will kill 20-30 per cent of a rabbit population building immunity against the original calicivirus.

Home to roost

Silvia has put her wild side behind her.

Happy hen sleeps on the couch and lays her eggs in the cat basket.

Chopper's plan to bridge the ditch

Heath Franklin as Chopper Read presents Live from Anzakistan.

Heath Franklin on "pretending to be a convicted criminal pretending to be a banana republic dictator".

Where the hardiest sheep live

Caption: Front cover; Merino Country: stories from the home of New Zealand's hardiest sheep.

The home of New Zealand's hardiest sheep is a place few stray onto.

Art at its heart

Linkwater School pupils Petra Graney, left, and Lukas Schroder with one of the original creations for the art auction.

School fundraiser helps pay for an extra teacher.

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