Your Marlborough

Beard shave for a good cause

Kaikoura High School teacher Alasdair Lean has his facial hair styled by Tammy Smith-Kerr, left, and Cheyenne Laugesen, ...

Kaikoura teacher lets students style his facial hair - for a good cause.

'Tramping is mountain climbing'

The Marlborough Tramping Club treks through the snow on Mt Boundary.

At 1700 metres, sitting cold and alone, Aussie Jeffrey Kitt realised tramping in NZ is nothing like home.

It's going to be all white

White is white, right? Not quite.

Design guru Alex Fulton, from AFD Design, loves colour, but she also has some great advice for interiors when it comes to white.

Keeping boredom at bay

Seven-year-old Sienna Rogge, right, enjoys arts and crafts with some of her friends during the school holidays.

Two weeks can be a long time to keep the children amused, especially when the weather is wet. Here is a round up of some of the fun events taking place Marlborough.

Fresh face at the food bank

Marlborough Food Bank street appeal volunteer co-ordinators Petrea and Bruce Barker hand over the reins to Jo Lane, right.

Two become one as the street appeal gets a new co-ordinator.

On your 'marina' marks

Runners take part in the Marina 2 Marina trail run in Picton.

A popular running race taking in the scenic Marlborough Sounds is set to attract hundreds of competitors.

When the right Lego comes along

Ashley Toms with his Lego models, ready for display at the upcoming Nelson Marlborough Truck and Modelers Club's annual show.

Lego fan finds truck set on Trade Me after 20 years.

Keen for a run?

Blenheim Parkrun organiser Stephen Ryan.

Blenheim Parkrun organiser Stephen Ryan loves seeing others enjoying a run in Blenheim.

Food detectives make healthy choices

Room 9 students from Riverlands School with their healthy lunch after completing the Food for Thought programme.

"We need to educate them and also parents with what healthy choices are at the supermarket."

A family affair

Hallie Graham, left, Sean Graham and Tahlia Graham of Queen Charlotte College in Picton with their Smother Me natural ...

Picton siblings are working together to get their business, Smother Me, up and running.

Playtime follows hard work

Blenheim School pupils, from left, Noah Liddicoat, Charlotte Bishell, Capri Maraki, Philip Fidow and Denyce Pousima with ...

Blenheim students have been gifted a doll house from the Blenheim Menz Shed.

Marlborough's best kept secret

Relaxed country atmosphere

You've probably driven past the Grovetown Hotel countless times without giving it a second thought.

Beautiful impostor

Shining cuckoos return to Marlborough during the spring to lay their eggs in the nests of warblers, who then raise the ...

COLUMN: Shining cuckoos should be returning from their summer holiday in the Pacific, writes Department of Conservation community ranger Wendy Sullivan.

World River Day clean-up

The Opawa is the continuation of the Taylor River and joins the Wairau River just before it empties into Cloudy Bay.

It's time to muck in with a river clean-up outside Blenheim.

What's on

12102014 - Sports Photo by Derek Flynn / The Marlborough Express - Fairfax NZ.
ITM CUP Inter-provincial Rugby from ...

What's on in Marlborough this week.

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