Suspected dog poisonings

Blenheim woman Lynette Leota found pills in dog food had been chucked over her fence.

15 min ago   A spate of suspected dog poisonings in Marlborough has sparked community outrage.

Son's quest for proof of death

After a drawn-out Coronial process, Dylan Blair is now struggling to access his father's savings, as they never found ...

15 min ago  His boat washed up without him five years ago, but his children still can't access his modest savings.

Lights, cameras and action for Marlborough

Marlborough director Aaron Falvey says his new film 'Northspur' is set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Top of the south director, writer and crew behind feature movie to be filmed in Marlborough.

Clean tap water so close

Celebrating the official opening of the Seddon water treatment plan, from left, Rodger Caughley, Alistair Sowman, Gerald ...

The day Seddon residents can drink water straight from the tap "just around the corner" as new treatment plant opens.

Sisterhood at girls' night out

Four 'qui mi' or 'sisters who are not related', from left, Mandy Li, Natalia Vasquez, Elena Filipo and Sohee Bae.

A group of international women living in Blenheim has become each other's family far from home.

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Top of the south resurgence tipped

ANZ chief economist Sharon Zollner said while the national economy was unlikely to accelerate this year, the demand for ...

Whichever way New Zealand's economy is headed, agriculture is still where the grass is greener, says ANZ's chief economist.

Wave of support for Muslim centre

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and forever," reads on note left at the empty property.

The site is covered in rubble and overgrown with weeds, but flowers and messages decorate its fence line.

Crash victim's tragic end

Greymouth man Pryor Lee died the day after a he was involved in a car crash near Kokowhai Bay in the Marlborough Sounds.

A crash victim walked through the night to get help after his car plunged off a remote road. But he succumbed the next day.

Fears for NMIT's future

Future graduation parades in Nelson could be smaller if the overhaul of the country's 16 institutes of technology and ...

Call for council and community to back retention of NMIT's local decision making.

Feast Marlborough to tempt taste buds

Feast Marlborough's Friday Night Feast will light up the Blenheim town centre on May 10.

Celebrity chef Al Brown will spice up the line-up for Feast Marlborough.

Emotional mayor leads vigil

Thousands attend the vigil for Christchurch in Blenheim's Seymour Square.

Kiwis cannot deny "intolerance and racism" exist in New Zealand, says Marlborough Mayor.

Dominion Movement literature disturbs

Far right group literature was found distributed n the Nelson CBD and around NMIT.

Far-right sticker distribution slammed as 'hurtful propaganda'.

Hospital lockdown inspires open letter to NZ video

Stacey Pope, 17, read the 'open letter' she wrote after being caught up in the Christchurch mosque shootings at a Queen ...

Stacey Pope went from being ready for surgery to sitting in the dark under lockdown with a grieving Muslim family in a matter of minutes.

Schools to review lockdown procedures video

Mayfield School principal David Nott at their fence decorated for victims of the Christchurch shooting with Year 2 ...

Schools need to consider food, medication and toilet trips, says principal, as schools in Christchurch dealt with four-hour lockdown.

'Sisterhood' event replaces multicultural festival

The Marlborough Multicultural Festival will be back in 2020.

The multicultural festival will now be held every two years due to financial reasons.


Wee Wonders

Scarlett Maunsell: My nana always gives me icecream after school ... She just gives me big cuddles.

In 'Wee wonders' we ask little children big questions. This week's Wee Wonders are from Room 6 at Witherlea School.

Puppy killed in dog attack

The dog's owners claimed it was fine with other dogs, then it killed an innocent puppy.

Chorus gets voice at national awards

Emotional mayor leads vigil


Challenges for vintage and drivers

Harvesters are a common sight around Blenheim at this time of year.

As Vintage 2019 ramps up it's a rite of passage to drive behind the harvesters and gondolas between vineyards and wineries.

Protesting for a future

George Glover, left, Shannon McLean and George Varney will be protesting on Friday. The national protest by students ...

The upcoming student demonstration about climate change reminds Tom Powell of his time protesting the Vietnam War.

Fleeing driver rams police car

After crashing into a logging truck, the driver and passenger fled on foot.

Getaway on narrow, winding road doesn't last long as car hits logging truck head-on.

What will become of Waterlea?

The racecourse and grandstand at Waterlea Racecourse.

OPINION: It could have been a new college campus site, but that plan has bolted too.

Mum's the word

Miss Six takes her baking very seriously, especially when it comes to cakes.

Miss Six wants to have her cake and eat it when it comes to being in the kitchen.


Trust 'playing silly buggers': MP

National MP Stuart Smith said he requested documents from the Marlborough Electric Power Trust in an attempt to avoid ...

Kaikōura MP accuses Marlborough trust of frustrating his attempts to access documents about Yealands Wines purchase.

Vineyard investors seek new pastures

Highfield TerraVin was created in 2015 by Al Soper, left, Peter Coldwell and Gordon Ritchie, with Ritchie now the ...

Owners want to cash up Marlborough vineyard and restaurant company set up in 2015.

Villa Maria among most admired wines

Being a family-owned company is a bog part of Villa Maria's success, says Morrison.

As winemakers get stuck into harvest, across the globe wine critics name the Kiwi company one of the best.

At winemaking's cutting edge

Kelly Stuart in the Vin Olympics at the 2018 Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker Marlborough competition where she ...

Deciding to become a winemaker was a "lightbulb moment" for Kelly Stuart.

Chardonnay bags gold for Giesen

Giesen chief winemaker Nikolai St George has been named best winemaker at the Royal Easter Show Wine Awards.

Marlborough winery wins best overall wine, best chardonnay, best sweet wine and best winemaker.

Your Marlborough

Wee Wonders

Scarlett Maunsell: My nana always gives me icecream after school ... She just gives me big cuddles.

In 'Wee wonders' we ask little children big questions. This week's Wee Wonders are from Room 6 at Witherlea School.

Community man cruising

Okiwi Bay residents Pam and Ian Montgomery who have been awarded the ASB Good as Gold award.

After 25 years spent giving everything to his beloved community, Monty is ready to cruise after winning a prize as good as gold.

Wee Wonders video

Katelyn Johnstone: Christchurch with my brother and my mum, because we camp there. I play with my toys because I always ...

In 'Wee wonders' we ask little children big questions. This week's Wee Wonders are from Kiwi class at Redwoodtown School.

Japanese script a gala star

Witherlea School gala organiser Tash Stewart, left, and parent Chika Janutka, centre, practice Japanese characters with ...

Ever wondered what your name would look like in Japanese script? A parent at Witherlea school can show you at its upcoming gala.

Passionate volunteer firefighter retires

Retiring Picton Volunteer Fire Brigade firefighter Diane Wilson is excited for more time to go for walks, including the ...

After nearly two decades of bush fires, car crashes and "code purples", Diane Wilson has handed back her helmet.

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