Marlborough Roads hopes to save half a million dollars a year by chipsealing, rather than asphalting, roads around the district.
A crayfish, a calf called T-Bone, and a lamb called Bella were just three of the many pets at Rapaura School's annual Spring Show on Friday.
A group of Marlborough bosses gave up control yesterday as they teetered on the edge of Blenheim's multistorey car park.
Artists whose works are unique to Havelock and surrounding areas will have exclusive rights to a new gallery in the town.
Riding the Rainbow Rage
Mountainbiker Sarnim Dean writes about his experience last year on the Rainbow Rage, the 106-kilometre race from St Arnaud to Hanmer Springs.
REVIEW: Blenheim Musical theatre has another show to be proud of with Chess, which opened at the Floor Pride Civic Theatre last night.
When you grow a crop and something goes wrong there's an often-used phrase that can seem flippant when you've heard it a few times - it's the old "that's farming".
In the weeks preceding the Great American Beer Festival and its international sibling, the World Beer Cup, those invited to judge are required to compile a list of the beer style categories they feel most capable of judging.
After three unsuccessful forays I was persuaded that the best picnics were at the outdoor table in our own sheltered backyard.
The musical Chess opens in Blenheim tonight, pulling together months of rehearsals and planning by the large cast and crew.
Sven Herselman meets a Marlborough farmer who is working hard to conserve the land.
Confusion over event after double-booking
Venue of Waitangi Day music festival in doubt after confusion over booking of Blenheim's A&P Park.
Five new members were elected to the board of Wine Marlborough last week. Chloe Winter asked them about themselves and what's next for Marlborough's wine industry.
A musical gangster script for children to enjoy was the driving force for Alan Parker when he wrote the 1970s Bugsy Malone.
Prospective art connoisseurs are being offered a two-day workshop in Blenheim this weekend.
"Touchable" is a description Heina Petzold gives the enamel art he will fill a Blenheim gallery with on Friday.
Seven places are available for this year's Rai Valley writers' retreat on November 7, 8 and 9 at Mount Richmond Estate.
Parking meters, a toilet and a vacuum cleaner hanging from a tree are just some of the treasures in Blenheim woman Lapu Oliver's garden.
Weekly sports draws around Marlborough from October 14.
Transplant recipients hit the streets to share their stories and encourage people to have "the conversation".
Cast of Blenheim Musical Theatre's production of Chess challenge children to a match at artisan market.
Hospice Marlborough volunteers get a chance to show off gardening skills at Nelmac Garden Marlborough next month.
Blenheim woman still can't believe she is a model at one of the country's most prestigious fashion shows.
The Soho Wine Co success story is also, in part, a Marlborough success story. Contract winemaking is central to the quality of Soho's wines.
Many of our specialty cheeses are created by boutique producers from Kaitaia to Invercargill.
I've just spent the past week in Denver, Colorado, where I've been judging at the Great American Beer Festival.
Judges began tasting more than 500 Marlborough wines yesterday for this year's Marlborough Wine Show.
GEOFF GRIGGS - The Marlborough ExpressHaving tasted several of the Boulevard Brewing Company's beers over the past few years, I'd been itching to visit the brewery.
Marlborough dancers took on some of New Zealand's best over seven days of competition at the Marlborough Performing Arts Festival in Blenheim last week.
A new summer festival, SWEET-AZ, will replace the long-running Blues, Brews and BBQs.
Suffering a fall in the home can be emotionally and physically scarring. Heather Simpson learns leaves may fall but the elderly don't have to.
Anglers warned not to eat fish caught below 1080 drop zones after research raises concerns.
Labour of love pays off for designer
The Marlborough ExpressWhile her two young children were sleeping, Nicki van Asch stayed up late at home, meticulously threading together thousands of water balloons that had been stockpiled over many months.
Week-long song and dance festival in full swing
Dancers are putting their best foot forward for judges at this week's 2014 Marlborough Performing Arts Festival in Blenheim.
Marlborough beats Christchurch and Ashburton to host national 10-day scout event in 2016.
Film-makers seek local talent
Welcome to New Zealand's quirkiest Road Trip - where you can share your story with the world.
Blenheim woman Tessa Nicholson is celebrating her 10th year as editor of Winepress. Chloe Winter caught up with her to chat about a job she loves.
While the snow on the mountains may look fantastic and Rainbow Ski field is delighted with the fresh snow, it is the last thing grape growers want to see.
Felicity Thompson is the horticultural maestro behind Mitre 10 Mega's hugely successful garden centre, rated No 1 in the brand's stores nationwide.
From Blenheim to 30,000 feet up on the way to San Francisco, Moa is the order of the day.
Without too much imagination and time, chicken can be grilled, stir-fried, used in casseroles and soups, baked or roasted
There was more than the usual amount of interest in Constellation's mid-winter grape grower's lunch due to the presence of new CEO Sam Glaetzer.
Gardeners, cooks and combinations of the two are sure to enjoy meeting Bevan Smith when he's in town for Nelmac Garden Marlborough.
Picton's plastic bag-free champion Linda Thompson is practising in her home what she preaches in public, Sonia O'Regan reports.
Members of the Nelson Cathedral Choir will double the number of choral voices singing Evensong in the Church of the Nativity on Sunday.
On Thursday Auckland-based DJ Biggi G returns to his hometown of Blenheim with more electro, house, and hip hop music for under-18 groovers.
The yacht Bella Via has been a regular visitor to the Marlborough Sounds. Skipper Paul Major writes about sailing from Canada to New Zealand and places in between.
Black Seeds announced as headline act for next year’s Marlborough Wine & Food Festival.
JAN BILTON - The Marlborough ExpressThose little feathery sprouts usually sold in packets at your supermarket are highly nutritious.
There are four new Brancott Estate Limited Edition World of WearableArt Awards Series wines that are worth showing off at the table.