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Blocked highway closed again

Amber Shepherd and Shaun Harris were one of a number of truckies left to wait after Friday's slip on the Whangamoa ...

It was partially reopened, now the highway between Blenheim and Nelson blocked by a slip at Hira has been closed again.

Sex teacher case could reopen

The woman has admitted having sex with two students aged under 16, but the number of victims is allegedly much higher. ...

However, the council had already dished out its most severe punishment, with the woman being struck off.

Civil proceedings before Christmas

Lawyer Michael Wigley thinks Marlborough power users could be in for "some serious coin".

The "warning signs" were there, claims lawyer, but lines company not concerned by legal threat following Yealands deal.

'Only a phone call away'

Nadia Proctor's quick response at Picton Water Taxis allowed Carolyn Driscoll to get to her father in time for his death.

For Carolyn Driscoll, a phone call to Picton Water Taxis made all the difference to the final moments of her father's life.

A Christmas lights connection

This Redwood St home normally pulls out all the stops come Christmas.

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. The second best way is to cover your house in lights.

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Proposed speed change slammed

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Motorist groups opposed to the lowering of the speed limit between Blenheim and Nelson say information NZTA has given public is misleading.

Resort deck not maintained video

Portage Management Limited, who owned and operated the Portage Resort Hotel, put customers and staff at risk by not ...

A "deteriorated" balustrade on the deck of Marlborough resort was an "obvious" risk when it collapsed sending four men crashing to the ground.

Off to see the world

Nuffield Scholarship award recipient Ben McLauchlan.

A Marlborough grape grower plans to use a scholarship to learn about cutting edge agriculture overseas.

Death a 'learning experience'

Death walker Sarah Carberry supports people dying at home, in remote parts of Marlborough.

Sarah Carberry's work in palliative care has seen her do a "complete 180" on End of Life Choice Bill.

Revisiting past voyages

Smith has an interest in early carving styles - similar to his ancestors.

Local iwi artists have banded together to form the exhibition Te Pokohiwi o Kupe.

From ni hau to no thank you

Former RNZAF technician Jay McIntyre in front of a CJ-6A Nanchang.

Former airforce technician Jay McIntyre had an eye-opening experience when he was flown over to China and asked to help sell their aircraft to the world

A night trapped on the tracks video

The earthquake destroyed parts of the railway track along the South Island coast.

Caught between two tunnels, Wayne Sullivan kept one eye on the ocean, hoping it didn't "rush out".

Is Kaikōura still vulnerable?

Kaikōura was picked as a perfect "case study" four months before a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit.

Four months before the quake hit, researchers thought Kaikōura would be the perfect "case study". They were right.

ATM thief was 'hungry'

Isaiah Sheldon Mccaughan, 25, has admitted trying to steal money from a man at an ATM machine.

He tried to snatch $500 from a man at a Blenheim ATM, but the man wasn't letting go that easily.

'Lack of care' in sex case decision

A Ministry of Education decision not to investigate a Marlborough sex teacher abuse case focuses on legal proceedings ...

OPINION: The Ministry of Education's decision not to investigate a teacher's sexual abuse of Marlborough students is poor, says an ethics expert.

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Nelson house sales up 50 per cent

The Nelson/Tasman regions have both experienced positive sales volumes increases with Tasman recording a 19.4 per cent ...

The top of the south has joined a number of New Zealand regions experiencing an increase in house prices.

Blocked highway reopens

After four days of clean-ups State Highway 6 at Glenhope, north of Murchison, has reopened.

From ni hau to no thank you

Cricket chance for maidens

Opinion

Future proofing your business

Linking up with organisations such as the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce was vital for Catherine van der Muelen, in white.

Building good relationships and the "village" mentality can be the difference between business success and failure.

'Lack of care' in sex case decision

A Ministry of Education decision not to investigate a Marlborough sex teacher abuse case focuses on legal proceedings ...

OPINION: The Ministry of Education's decision not to investigate a teacher's sexual abuse of Marlborough students is poor, says an ethics expert.

Why trees matter

Trees protect homes from damaging winds, and soak up carbon dioxide among many other benefits.

OPINION:Trees do much more than provide shade and a haven for birds.

Fireworks are dangerous, and great

Let's not ban fireworks, just because something could go wrong.

OPINION: Sorry, but fireworks are awesome and even all the fireworks haters will have shared in the fun.

It takes a village

After a difficult start, Samson now looks forward to catching the school bus from the Awatere Valley.

Creating resilience in your children is often harder than you think. But with a little help you can turn that darkness into light.

Business

Future proofing your business

Linking up with organisations such as the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce was vital for Catherine van der Muelen, in white.

Building good relationships and the "village" mentality can be the difference between business success and failure.

From ni hau to no thank you

Former RNZAF technician Jay McIntyre in front of a CJ-6A Nanchang.

Former airforce technician Jay McIntyre had an eye-opening experience when he was flown over to China and asked to help sell their aircraft to the world

Sunday, busy Sunday in centre

Blenheim Business Association chairperson Lynette Rayner says the group is focused on helping create a thriving CBD.

Blenheim's CBD is "very much open for business" on Sundays, says business leader.

Houses next priority near Westwood

The Blackmore Place subdivision will not have road access to Westwood.

A residential subdivision north of Blenheim's Westwood business park is the next priority for its developers.

Bright outlook for Marlborough cannabis video

Visiting cannabis researcher Tom Forrest said Marlborough's climate and high UV level makes it ideal for cannabis ...

Marlborough's abundant sunlight, crop-growing expertise and receptive older people give it global advantages for medicinal cannabis, expert says.

Your Marlborough

Future proofing your business

Linking up with organisations such as the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce was vital for Catherine van der Muelen, in white.

Building good relationships and the "village" mentality can be the difference between business success and failure.

'Only a phone call away'

Nadia Proctor's quick response at Picton Water Taxis allowed Carolyn Driscoll to get to her father in time for his death.

For Carolyn Driscoll, a phone call to Picton Water Taxis made all the difference to the final moments of her father's life.

Freemasons mark 150th birthday

The Marlborough Lodge of Unanimity celebrates 150 years.

Behind locked doors in Blenheim, men wearing robes follow ancient rituals, surrounded by golden symbols.

What's on

The Molesworth Run is on Saturday.

Looking for something to do in Marlborough this week?

Cook's 'formidable' wife recognised

Money raised by the Cook Talks will go towards the Picton Historical Society and Picton Museum.

A talk on Captain Cook's wife will acknowledge the "heck of a lot of work" that history sometimes ignores.

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