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Sting out of the tail

The Reef Project at Lochmara has proved a big hit with visitors.

An underwater observatory has been showcasing the true nature of stingrays.

Family day in the bay

Children enjoy themselves at a family day at Matai Bay in the Marlborough Sounds in 2016. They day is being held again ...

COLUMN: A family day will give summer explorers a chance to visit Matai Bay, writes Department of Conservation community ranger Wendy Sullivan.

Going batty for ping pong

Waikawa Picton Table Tennis Club players, from left, Daryl Baker, Trevor Barrett, Howard Hudson, Nicky Rawlinson, Geoff ...

A stroke survivor who beat the odds by keeping active wants to share her love for table tennis.

Chance to touch history

Edwin Fox Maritime Museum manager Karen McLeod enjoys helping keep the past alive.

Karen McLeod, manager at the Edwin Fox Maritime Museum, wants others to enjoy the unique attraction as much as she does.

On a high note

Country music is a passion for Danielle Coles, 11, right, and her grandmother Carolyn Coles.

Country music talent from across Marlborough are getting set to take the stage for the 26th Gourmet Paradise Country Music Awards.

Sure bet for fun

The Marlborough Harness Racing Club's Interislander Summer Festival offers fun and games for the whole family, like ...

Plenty to see and do at the Marlborough Harness Racing Club Interislander Summer Festival.

Tiny but mighty fun

Ivy Heartland, 7, is excited to try out the new playground at the Wither Hills Farm Park.

It may be small but Marlborough's newest playground offers some big fun.

Flying high after 90th birthday surprise

Keith Burbidge took to the skies in a World War II Boeing Stearman to celebrate his 90th birthday.

A man's 81-year-old dream to return to the air in World War II aircraft has finally come true.

Tasty recipe for charity

Celebrating bringing some of the Pacific Rim's best chefs to Marlborough for charity are, from left, Dion Brown, ...

Celebrated chefs from around the globe have joined forces to create the perfect recipe for charity.

Sky-high dreams video

Blenheim-based air cadet Ben Parsons loves the freedom of flying.

 An air cadet who has longed to be a pilot since he was a child has taken a step closer to making his dream come true.

Seas the day

Looking forward to the raft race at the Picton Maritime Festival are, clockwise from left, Daisy Huntley, Stallion ...

The largest maritime festival in the region is set to sail again.

Guardian of the eels

Nydia Bay residents, from left, Brian Paton, Martin Sygrove, Department of Conservation ranger Wendy Sullivan and Lily ...

Eels at Nydia Bay have a new guardian in the form of 12-year-old Lily McRae.

A chorus of colour

Brightening up the boxes are Gynelle Blake, left, and daughter Haleigh Blake, 14.

Paintings of native birds are set to brighten up Blenheim streets.

Cricket bash after quake shake up

Ward cricketers, from left, Kyle Bailey, 11, with James, 7, Harrison, 5 and Grayson Litchfield, 2, ready to swing the ...

Cricket game will help earthquake affected community to relax, and forget challenges back on farm, for an afternoon

'I can't be stagnant'

Twelve Trees chef de cuisine Lawrence Purser plates a desert.

Meet Lawrence Purser, chef de cuisine at Twelve Trees, a man constantly innovating with food.

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