British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (centre) arrives at Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura about 9am on Monday with Civil ...

Boris likens hongi to headbutt

11:07 AM  Flamboyant British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was welcomed onto Takahanga Marae in Kaikoura this morning.

End of the Manhattan

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The Manhattan Cafe has been sold after 28 years of ownership by 
Murray and Mary ...

Blenheim's longest-running cafe calls it a day.

Increased antibiotic resistance

Play your part in keeping superbugs at bay: Doctors urge patients to learn what's good for them.

Bin the bag?

National push for plastic bag change sees Marlborough survey canvas opinion on use, disposal and levy.

Legal battle over aquaculture space

NZ King Salmon seek judicial review to quash a mussel farm extension muscling in on a public space proposed for salmon farming.

Estuaries among the worst in NZ

Estuaries described as a canary in the coalmine for measuring the health of the Marlborough Sounds among the muddiest in the country.

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No longer a pipe dream

Seddon residents should be able to drink water straight from the tap once the treatment plant is completed by May.

9:54 AM  Clean water coming soon. Filtration Technology Ltd will design and build treatment plant in Seddon.

Cats suffer anxiety too

9:35 AM  Some of our feline friends are so stressed they need anti-anxiety pills, just like humans.

Escaping the Beast of Blenheim

Moutere are champions

Sport

Netballers back in business

Pelorus centre Anna Archie, left, pictured vying for possession with SMOG HRC rival Ashley Childs, will be a key figure ...

Marlborough's premier netballers get down to business on Tuesday evening when the third and final round begins at Marlborough LInes Stadium.

Renwick denied 'fairytale' finish

Moutere captain Baxter Wilson holds up the champion of champions trophy.

Moutere ensured there would be no happy ending to Renwick's "fairytale" season with a 22-19 grand final victory at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Moutere women Tasman's best

Moutere hooker Lina Sekai on the charge.

 The Moutere women's rugby team are Tasman champions after overpowering Marist 37-5 at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Old Boys get job done this time around

Marlborough College Old Boys celebrate with their supporters after beating Moutere in the division two final at ...

Marlborough College Old Boys gained sweet revenge for their 2016 final defeat when they overcame Moutere 27-15 in an enthralling Marlborough division two rugby final at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Highlanders rue off night video

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wasn't impressed with his team.

A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.

Opinion

Rethinking and revitalising Matariki

The rising of Matariki, also know as the Pleiades star constellation, signals the Maori New Year.

Are we celebrating Matariki too early?

Midwinter lull a time to plan ahead

The challenge ahead for Kaikoura will not only be accommodating the tourists but also the tourism staff.

As Kaikoura hits midwinter the town showing signs of getting back on its feet, writes MP Stuart Smith

Highway could increase tourist nights

Deputy Prime Minister and Tourism Minister Paula Bennett at a Kaikoura Plunket group.

Paula Bennett promises tourism highway during visit to Kaikoura.

Two words you never want to hear

Farmed Oysters infected with Bomamaia ostreae from Stewart Island, unloaded in Bluff.

OPINION: It takes only one mistake for the new bonamia parasite to spread, Rino Tirikatene writes.

Adventures at Kaipupu Point

Kaipupu volunteer Gerald Harper, right, introduces visitors to a little blue penguin.

Marlborough's third Toyota Kiwi Guardian site was officially opened at Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary last weekend.

Business

Legal battle over aquaculture space

New Zealand King Salmon has filed for a judicial review to try stop a mussel farm extension threatening one of its ...

NZ King Salmon seek judicial review to quash a mussel farm extension muscling in on a public space proposed for salmon farming.

Chinese keen on pricey NZ crays

New Zealand crayfish is a premium product in China where it can fetch $1000 a kilo.

When it comes to high end gourmet goods the Chinese have a growing appetite for New Zealand wine, water and crayfish.

A positive role

Rose Newton is a youth worker at Marlborough Girls' College and feels her role is making a positive difference.

A youth worker for three years, Rose has recently started at Marlborough Girls' College and believes there is a need for a youth worker at all secondary schools.

Postal delivery going electric?

The council is working through a legal agreement with New Zealand Post to allow the fully-electric Paxster delivery ...

Move aside mobility scooters, posties in Marlborough might be switching out their bikes for electric delivery buggies.

Public meeting to air concerns

Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith has organised a public meeting about air services in and out of Marlborough.

Marlborough residents will get the chance to hear direct from the airlines at a public meeting in Blenheim next week.

Your Marlborough

Never too late to dance

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more.

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more.  PHOTO: DAVID JAMES/STUFF

St Arnaud's alpine magic

Mid-winter kayaking with girls having fun on Lake Rotoiti.

Anyone who has ever spent any time at the alpine village of St Arnaud, Lake Rotoiti, will already know what a special and captivating place it is. 

Tell me a story

Author Joy Cowley will talk with Gavin Bishop about the latest book in their Snake and Lizard series.

Young Marlborough readers are in for a treat when they get the chance to listen to two of New Zealand's favourite storytellers.

A positive role

Rose Newton is a youth worker at Marlborough Girls' College and feels her role is making a positive difference.

A youth worker for three years, Rose has recently started at Marlborough Girls' College and believes there is a need for a youth worker at all secondary schools.

'Brother' locomotives reunited

Blenheim Riverside Railway Society volunteers, from left, Gary Coburn, Ted Ellens, and Ralph Heywood, are pleased they ...

Decades after shifting coal together, two locomotives share a shed again.

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