Your Marlborough

Make te reo part of every day

Kiley Nepia, front, stands in front of Omaka Marae, in Blenheim, with whanau. Photo: SCOTT HAMMOND/FAIRFAX NZ

Kiley Nepia is an advocate for te reo Maori and Te wiki o te reo Maori is a time for him to reflect, celebrate and plan for the future.

Good news leads to good deeds

Aya Kovesy decided to do something for others after reading an article online.

It is rare to come across "good news" on a national media site and even rarer to reach out to the people reported on.

Blenheim girls ready for international scavenger hunt

Rhiannon Halfacre, left, and Anna Mazted are ready for just about anything GISWHES throws at them.

Best friends Rhiannon Halfacre and Anna Maxted say they are about to embark on the most outrageous, wickedly fun and socially-minded week of their lives.

Picture framer selected for Sydney show

Kaikoura picture framer Wayne Nelson has won entry to the Australian Art and Frame Picture Framing Show in Sydney next month.

A classical Italian style framing of a French masterpiece has won a Kaikoura picture framer a trip to Sydney.

Members' exhibition sees some tough competition

An oil on canvas, “Road to Skippers Canyon”, by Graham Taylor was the second “People’s Choice” in the 2014 Marlborough Art Society members exhibition.

Judges will be taking their time to select the winners in this year's Marlborough Art Society members' exhibition.

Australian musician kicks off southern tour leg

Australian musician Pat Tierney starts his international career with a New Zealand tour and plays in Picton on Saturday, August 1.

Music for an international audience can be heard in Picton on Saturday when Brisbane-based Pat Tierney starts the southern half of his New Zealand tour.

Explore the great outdoors

The Lott family's "selfie" on last year's winter explorer, from left, Bethany, 7, Sally-May, Tim, Nixon, 6, and Zane, 6, front-right.

Grab the winter jacket, layer your thermals, wrap yourself in a woollen scarf - whatever it takes to get you outdoors - just make sure you remember your camera.

Natural leader

Westpac Picton assistant manager Glenda McMinn presents Jack Clerke with the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Award.

Linkwater year 8 student Jack Clerke is all about looking out for people and extending a helping hand.

Winter outdoor adventures for children

Henry Buunk, 6, makes a snow angel.

The crystal clear days of winter can be a great time to explore Marlborough’s wilderness.

Learning te reo for the first time

Pa Kids, from left, Mareikura Nepia, 6, Lennox Skipper, 4, Te Ao Marama Nepia, 10, Kahu Tai Rakena, 3, Tira Smith, 6, Kepa Smith, 5, Regan Phillips and Sophie Mason, 4, enjoy learning te reo.

It was the words of her six-year-old daughter, Amelia, that sparked Mel Deben's interest in enrolling in a te reo language class at REAP Marlborough.

Trees please

Deciduous trees are a good choice for smaller sections - they give necessary shade during the summer but let in more light during winter.

OPINION: These behemoths of the modern garden world are to be protected and respected like our older generations who sacrificed so much

Picton Rotary Club 'small but feisty'

Sheira Hudson in front of a mural painted by one of her guests.

Picton's new Rotary Club president describes her organisation as "small but feisty". 

Supporting mums who breastfeed

Kylie Ballantine and Reid Comeskey (5 months) will be at the Big Latch On on Friday.

Breastfeeding is not always easy, but with help it is possible to overcome difficulties, first-time mum Kylie Ballantine says. 

Canvasing Marlborough's views on architecture

Architecture student Brett Nicholas is inviting Marlborough people to help with his research.

Brett Nicholas wants to give Marlborough people the chance to give their views on architecture. 

'Cavalcade' could bring big shows

The Marlborough District Brass Band is one of the acts featured in the Cavalcade subscription season.

Dave Dobbyn and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra could be performing on stage at the new ASB Theatre in Blenheim next year.

Ad Feedback
Ad Feedback
special offers