Your Marlborough

New breed of farmers sought

Three times Marlborough Young Farmer of the Year entrant Daniel White says the event will be "a bit of fun."

Young farmers competitors are judged on a range of skills, from putting a handpiece together, milking a cow, or applying first aid.

Venison of perfection

MIA Dining head chef Wayne Olsen shows off his dishes, with the venison main nominated for a Silver Fern Farms premier ...

Two Marlborough restaurants lauded for their venison.

Growing the competition

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Garden Marlborough
Street judging.
Orchard Lane.
Lance Roozenburg ( ...

Nelmac Garden Marlborough has two new categories in its Best Garden Awards...

What's on

Garden Marlborough fun begins on Thursday and continues through until the garden fete on Sunday

Things to do around Marlborough this week.

'Macho guys' teach respect

Donald Napier speaks to Marlborough Boys' College students at the 2014 White Ribbon Ride.

Motorcyclists reach out to Marlborough teenagers for White Ribbon Day.

'It's just practice'

Mayela Marcos will perform with the Imperial Russian Ballet Company at the ASB Theatre in Blenheim.

Working with children around the world "best part" of the tour, says Mexican ballerina.

Hollywood movie triggers tourism plan

Ward farmer Sally Peter, with resident Jack Taylor, plan to replace the town's museum with a larger heritage and ...

Special premier of The Light Between Oceans in Blenheim before nationwide release.

Garden walk promises good variety

One of the gardens on this year's St Peter's Anglican Church garden walk is at this beautiful Brighton St property.

The St Peter's Anglican Church garden walk in Kaikoura is just around the corner.

Have a seat

Good outdoor furniture can transform your garden and make it an even more pleasant place to spend time in summer.

COLUMN: Outdoor furniture can have an impact on not only your garden but entire home, writes Saturday Express landscaping columnist Christo Saggers.

Rural show celebrates 144 years

Marlborough A&P Show vice-president Chris Bowron, left, and secretary Heather Clelland say the annual show still plays ...

A&P Show brings farmers and townies together to rub shoulders and chew the fat over the state of the nation.

Maori culture centre stage

Boys from Uptown Preschool get to grips with poi during their time on stage.

Hundreds of children have helped put Maori culture under the spotlight at a performing arts festival.

Children's can-do attitude

Kiwi Can children at Renwick School celebrate joining the programme with their principal Simon Heath, left, and Graeme ...

Marlborough has the highest uptake of a life skills project for youngsters in New Zealand.

Music to their ears

Trying some instruments out for size are, from left, Grayson Sangster, 2, Harley Sangster, 6, Isaac Moore, 8, Hero ...

An initiative that helps children grow through the creative arts has been given a grant to buy instruments.

Look who's talking

Historical re-enactment enthusiast Bruce Johnston from Delta.

Historical reenactment enthusiast Bruce Johnston is passionate about helping keep the past alive.

Freedom camping pressure nationwide

German freedom campers at Koromiko reserve. Gesa Stoever, left, Leon Obendorf, centre, and Emily Smirr, right

The New Zealand Motor Caravan Association already owned, or leased 32 sites around the country but were keen to acquire more land, especially in Marlborough.

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