There are 2500 roses ready to sell at the fundraiser on Thursday.

A rose for Red Cross

Preparations are underway for Red Rose Day tomorrow.

Bridging the gap

Sounds Air chief executive Andrew Crawford says if the research stacks up 19-seater Beechcrafts could be flying between ...

Sounds Air could be flying 19-seaters between Christchurch and Blenheim by early next year.

Corporate rowing crews battle it out

Corporate 8 crews optimistic at Wairau Rowing Club's annual challenge.

'Skylarking' caused fatal crash

Teen driver caused fatal crash by swerving his parents' SUV from side to side while doing close to 100kmh.

Uncle loses sex abuse appeal

His lawyers claimed he was not given a fair trial as potential witnesses had since died and some documents were missing.

Revenge backfires

A mum decided to shame an alleged dealer on Facebook when her son didn't receive his cannabis. 

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Classy brass from octogenarian

At 87, Blenheim trumpeter David Beaumont will be the oldest of between 80 to 100 musicians on stage at the Big Bang Top ...

6:00 AM  Blenheim trumpeter David Beaumont has been playing almost 60 years.

Hijacker could get $25,000

Asha Abdille injured two pilots in 2008. Now, she's out of jail and could be in the money.

A trio of blessings

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Horse rider's claim to fame

Endurance horse rider Tess Wells, on her horse Barney, has been inducted into the Marlborough Sports Hall of Fame.

Renwick woman Tess Wells added to region's list of sporting elite at a special ceremony on Monday.

Ioane quits Crusaders

Digby Ioane scores his sole try for the Crusaders against the Western Force.

After three games and one try, ex-Australian international Digby Ioane is quitting the Crusaders.

Corporate rowing crews battle it out

30082017 News Photo: TOM LEE/STUFF - Sport - Rowing NZ team media day at Lake Karapiro. Mens eight

 A disrupted training schedule failed to dampen the spirits and optimism of the crews that tackled the Wairau Rowing Club's annual Corporate 8s challenge on the Wairau River.

Green skates well down south

Blenheim skater Erin Green, right, had a successful weekend in Timaru.

Erin Green continues to make her mark on the national speed skating scene.

Weekly golf notes

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND - JULY 19:  An Open pin flag rests on a golf bag during a practice round prior to the 146th Open ...

Weekly golf notes

Opinion

Is this the future of Predator-Free NZ?

With no predators, would New Zealand's native birds, lose their survival tendencies? (File photo)

Opinion: What exactly does a predator-free New Zealand look like?

'Fully funded' but out of pocket

Some rest home residents are being hit in the pocket as the impact of the pay equity settlement for aged care workers ...

Opinion: Recent coverage of Blenheim's Aberleigh Rest Home has highlighted the challenges facing aged care providers around the country.

Guardians of the land

Chair of the Marlborough Landscape Group Peter Jerram would like to see more being done to protect the region's natural ...

Monocultures and a faliure to recognsie the intrinsic value of the Marlborough Sounds need to be addressed.

Qualified for the job?

Then Finance Minister Bill Birch arrives at Parliament to brief journalists on his Budget of 1999, his last year in ...

Opinion: Tony Orman questions whether our politicians are actually qualified for the job.

Truckies deliver to avoid economic disaster

Truck driver 'Pix' takes a break at Springs Junction. The inland route from Christchurch to Picton is on State Highway ...

OPINION: The road freight industry has put hundreds of more trucks on the road in both islands to cover freight no longer being shipped by rail or sea.

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A trio of blessings

Three new waka have taken to the water at the Outward Bound education centre in Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds.

Named Kiwa, after a sea god, Tai Timu, an outgoing tide, and Tai Pai, an incoming tide, the waka will offer students an "enhanced" experience.

Screen idols

The big screen beckons for young film-makers Tyler Redmond, left, and Solomon Panoho as their movies are picked for the ...

They can't watch an R16 movie, but their directorial debuts are about to get the red carpet treatment.

Furnace plans spark action group

Alan Hall, foreground, is leading the resurrected Blenheim Residents and Ratepayers Association to fight a proposed ...

After "investing their life's savings" into their new homes, residents have banded together to fight the furnace to the bitter end.

Bridging the gap

Sounds Air chief executive Andrew Crawford says if the research stacks up 19-seater Beechcrafts could be flying between ...

Sounds Air could be flying 19-seaters between Christchurch and Blenheim by early next year.

Building on a boomtime

It's all systems go for subdivisions around the outskirts of Blenheim as the Marlborough District Council paves the way ...

Could Marlborough's housing squeeze finally be coming to an end? With new subdivisions starting to take shapeall over Blenheim, reporter Geoff Vause investigates.

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Classy brass from octogenarian

At 87, Blenheim trumpeter David Beaumont will be the oldest of between 80 to 100 musicians on stage at the Big Bang Top ...

Blenheim trumpeter David Beaumont has been playing almost 60 years.

A trio of blessings

Three new waka have taken to the water at the Outward Bound education centre in Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds.

Named Kiwa, after a sea god, Tai Timu, an outgoing tide, and Tai Pai, an incoming tide, the waka will offer students an "enhanced" experience.

Screen idols

The big screen beckons for young film-makers Tyler Redmond, left, and Solomon Panoho as their movies are picked for the ...

They can't watch an R16 movie, but their directorial debuts are about to get the red carpet treatment.

Men's group for post-quake stress

Kaikōura Health Centre social workers and counsellors Simon Gordon, pictured, along with Victor MacGill, are setting up ...

A pair of social workers are setting up a Kaikōura support group for men struggling to cope post-quake. 

Packed church farewells reverend

Reverend Alistair McNaughton and the historic pipe organ at St Paul's Church.

After seven years at the helm of Kaikōura's St Paul's Church Reverend Alistair McNaughton and his family were farewelled on Sunday.

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