Your Marlborough

A smelly solution

Outward Bound has been nominated in the Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards for its method of waste water treatment.

THE GREEN ISSUE: It may not be pretty, but the humble 'poo bucket' is an important method of treating waste water.

What supermarkets throw away

John's Kitchen helps reduce the amount of food which would otherwise be dumped, says co-ordinator Janette Walker.

THE GREEN ISSUE: John's Kitchen feeds about 500 people a week with food that would otherwise go to waste.

Those who go green, stay green

Cramac5 executive officer Larnce Wichman, left, discusses crayfish management with Cawthron Marlborough Environment ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: Environment awards not about being perfect, but about "gauging progress".

Sustainability in the Sounds

Sanford crewmen, from left, Rob MacGibbon and Clint Nott with Grant Boyd on board Pacifica having completed a beach ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: The Sanford ethos: "We live and work and play in the Sounds. We want to look after it."

Planting seeds for the future

Don Cross, centre, and horticulture students Phyllis Collins, left, and Rick Nancarrow, right, plant native seedlings in ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: Planting a tree isn't enough - you've got to look after your tree too, horticulture tutor says.

From weeds to wetland

Delegat's Wine Estate grower business development manager Rengasamy Balasubramaniam at the Fault Lake wetland.

THE GREEN ISSUE: Delegat's Wine Estate is a finalist in the Environment Awards for work restoring the Fault Lake wetland.

One bulb at a time

WineWorks Marlborough project manager Anthony Barnes with one of the company's old light bulbs, right, and their new ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: Wine business recognised for being environmentally switched on.

Trapping to turn the tide

Endeavour Inlet Conservation Trust volunteers Ian Sutton, left, and Bev Sutton installing a Goodnature A12 self-setting trap.

THE GREEN ISSUE: Protecting tui, herons and penguins means hours of trapping pests for volunteers.

Olive grows and vine rows

Dog Point Vineyard viticulturist Nigel Sowman with Anna Dunne, Ivan and Margaret Sutherland's daughter, in front of some ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: A boutique Marlborough wine company has created a diverse estate, populated by strands of natives.

Efficiency key at Muller Station

Muller Station farmers Steve and Mary Satterthwaite are finalists in the Cawthron Marlborough Environment Awards.

THE GREEN ISSUE: High country farmers Steve and Mary Satterthwaite mix dedication, innovation and efficiency.

What's on

A bumper crowd at the Flaxbourne A&P Sow.

Things to do around Marlborough this week.

LED company a shining example

Go Green Ltd Lighting Specialists director Radek Baran at his home-based workshop in Blenheim.

THE GREEN ISSUE: Streetlights and floodlights are the company's next focus.

Howzat

Braden Jessop was named the under 15 rep player of the year at the Marlborough Cricket Association junior cricket awards ...

COLUMN: It was a great season of junior cricket, writes Marlborough Cricket Association manager Ed Gilhooly.

Beating the bronze beetle

Kono Beverages Marlborough vineyard manager Mondo Kopua is keen to see the results from the research into vineyard pest, ...

THE GREEN ISSUE: Marlborough winery takes stand against tiny invaders.

The secret lives of crayfish

Cramac5 executive officer Larnce Wichman says more than 30,000 crayfish have been tagged since 1997.

THE GREEN ISSUE: More than 30,000 crayfish have been tagged and monitored since 1997.

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