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Rabbit recipe takes out pie comp video

Pie competition winner Edward Barron, centre, with Burleigh Gourmet Pies co-owners Jane Dickenson and Rod Burdis.

No meat-and-peanut-slab-inspired concoctions as pie shop picks a pasta sauce winner.

Wine cellar goals video

The 2000 bottle-capacity, temperature-controlled wine cellar was part of the Thomsons' renovations, by Neil Hunt of Hunt ...

The 1960s home was once an eye clinic. The old waiting room was no longer needed.

Look who's talking: Ngāti Kuia

Ngāti Kuia whanau gathered at Te Hora Marae, near Canvastown.

Ngāti Kuia is one of four iwi preparing to welcome the Tuia 250 flotilla in November and one of eight iwi who call Te Tauihu home.

Disease a threat to vineyards

Mundy pictured holding fungi grown in the laboratory.

Vineyards becoming more proactive in fight against trunk disease.

Partial camping ban supported

The number of people camping at the Meat works surf break has grown causing concerns about safety and damage to the ...

The public is divided on how to control freedom camping at a popular surfing area north of Kaikōura.

Cyclist's tortuous race celebrated

Craig Harper was left with nerve damage in his hands and feet, but he was still back in the saddle within weeks of ...

After 10 days on a bike riding across America on a liquid diet and no sleep, Craig Harper still enjoys a Blenheim spin class.

Retail shake up

Teaology business owner Vivian Wang has opened her store on Market Street.

Two major chains have announced they are closing in Blenheim adding to the stream of empty shops in the town.

Friday night at Kmart

Kmart Rotorua is similar to the Blenheim store that opened last April.

Is Blenheim's Kmart the best in the country? Maia Hart thinks it just might be.

We have an election. Phew!

Former councillor Francis Maher, centre, with the support of his wife Annette, hands his papers to electoral officer ...

In typical Marlborough fashion, a flurry of last-minute sign-ups means the region is set for a hotly contested election.

Sounds 'fairyland' for sale video

The 643-hectare Cape Jackson is for sale in the outer Queen Charlotte Sound.

"Kupe's big spear" was the Marriott family's paradise for nearly 30 years. Now it could be yours.


Pine nurseries for native forests?

Parliament's environment select committee has heard the case for using quick-growing exotic trees, such as pines and ...

Slow-growing indigenous trees will not fill a gap in the country's carbon accounts fast enough but could be raised in tandem with pine forests.

Tour of trash

West Coaster Des Watson is a one-man army battling New Zealand's rising tide of trash.

Beauty pageant closely fought

Cyclist's tortuous race celebrated


To EV or not to EV

Second-hand electric cars can be bought for $15,000 to $50,000 depending upon model year and battery size.

OPINION: My brother, the smarty-pants aeronautical engineer, is back from Omaka with lots of pictures of old aeroplanes.

AI to the rescue

If global warming persists without any meaningful action, sights like these out in the Southern Ocean will soon be a ...

Sometimes when we need answers to the most pressing of questions, it's right there at the touch of a button

Equality starts at school

Blenheim mother-of-three Kia King, with her youngest son Kieran, was first on a quest for evidence about modern learning ...

OPINION: After rattling modern learning cages, "my-child-is-not-a-guinea pig" mum takes on single-sex schooling.

Hey, what's this climate change thing about?

Marlborough Girls College students
add their call to climate change action.

How do you explain climate change to a know-it-all brother? Ask Google.

Wise wonders: The teachers' turn

Allyson Court: I'm Tired. 
It would include, working with the kids and seeing those light bulb moments and knowing that ...

In Wise Wonders we ask the more experienced members of the community the big questions.


Elderly want 'vibrant' village

Communal spaces, like at this Summerset village in Napier, are all important, says company boss.

Old people are looking at leaving Blenheim over retirement village options, says Summerset boss.

Friday night at Kmart

Kmart Rotorua is similar to the Blenheim store that opened last April.

Is Blenheim's Kmart the best in the country? Maia Hart thinks it just might be.

Restaurateur to pay $60,000

Maharaja India owner Roger Raizada refutes claims he underpaid employees.

He claimed one of the workers never worked for him, yet he approved her leave.

Finding work in your 60s

Margy Crosby, right, pictured with colleague Flo Joyce said work gives her purpose, social interaction and financial ...

It's often referred to as the retirement capital of NZ, but a new job site shows plenty of Malburians over 65 are keen to keep working.

Crayfisher beach ban permanent

Burkhart Fisheries was told to stop using bulldozers to launch boats on Ward Beach after the 2016 earthquake.

Plans for a "bird spotter" walking in front of the boat-towing bulldozers could not sway the Environment Court.

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