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Aquaculture's $3b goal

The aquaculture strategy says a 10-hectare salmon farm can be worth $140 million in annual revenue.

10:07 AM  New Zealand's aquaculture industry is eyeing a move towards open-ocean and land-based farms, as it looks to become a $3 billion industry by 2035.

Rose Built owes $1.4m

Rose Built Homes has left several unfinished houses across Marlborough.

Company owes more on two vehicles, after buying them on hire purchase, than they are worth brand new.

Ex-mayor's cats 'stolen' video

Liz and Dr Keith Davidson, with their cats' favourite bed and chair, hope they can be returned unharmed.

Cats have been mysteriously disappearing in Blenheim for years, one was shot just last week. And now two more - valued at $3000 - have gone missing.

Google Maps bid falls short

Ngakuta Bay residents, from left, David Bendell and Ian Davis are part of a community association pushing to have their ...

After an unexpected rates hike, Ngakuta Bay residents have been on a "philosophical" crusade to show they're not a "suburb of Picton".

Private meetings down. Just

Media and members of the public often get asked to leave the council chamber so councillors can discuss items in private.

He wanted greater transparency and as mayor he delivered. By a couple of percent.

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An 'intimate' interrogation

Kurt Smart, left, and Peter Morice are the stars of An Unseasonable Fall Of Snow at the Boathouse Theatre.

Losing the plot is all part of an intriguing act on show at the Boathouse Theatre in Blenheim.

Roundabout danger for cyclists

The Weld St and Alabama Rd roundabout had been identified as an unsafe intersection for cyclists.

Seven cyclists have been hit on Marlborough roundabouts this year, already up on last year.

Maligned to mainstream

Marlborough couple Norman and Alison Fletcher were fighting for the environment before it was cool.

Talk of climate change in the 80s was like denying Man had landed on the Moon. Finally, the world is waking up.

Wattle you do about hay fever? video

Picton resident Barbara Speedy says wattle pollen is a "big health issue", and last week asked Marlborough Sounds ...

As rates and infrastructure dominate most pre-election debates, Picton has its own problems.

Paragliding NZ's biggest farm

​New Zealand's paragliding and hang gliding president Duncan Macnab shortly after taking off in the Paeroa range in the ...

Activities on the 180,000 hectare land at Molesworth Station are under review. Paragliders say it would be perfect for flying.

Iwi led into era of success video

Hundreds of mourners gather for the tangi of Tahu Potiki at Otakou Marae on the Otago Peninsula.

OBITUARY: The sky turned blood red the night Tahu Potiki died.

Mako celebrate te reo

Tasman Rugby Union's community rugby manager Kahu Marfell and Dayveen Stephens of Te Tauihu o Te Waka a Maui Māori Rugby ...

Te Reo and Tasman Māori rugby take centre stage at Nelson's first Mako home game for 2019.

'Old Junky' artefact-free

Demolition of the Junction Hotel was delayed due to asbestos in late July.

Someone asked about the "historical nature" of the century-old pub, but Heritage NZ says it's good to go.

All Black surprises mum

Luseane and Sione Moli, proud parents of Atu Moli, have received email confirmation that they're going to Japan.

Luseane Moli was sitting in church last Sunday when her husband unexpectedly stood up to make an announcement.

Housebound but going places

Blenheim resident Pauline Hesketh, 91, is housebound and gets her detective novels delivered to her door each fortnight.

Housebound woman is delivered detective novels by local library volunteers.

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Women clash on the water

Division One gets off to a flying start at the Mud House Women's Regatta.

6 min ago  Seventeen crews from across the country battled varied conditions at the women's regatta.

Tasman top swim club

Nelson Marlborough stormed home to claim the Top Region award at South Island Swimming Champs.

Iwi led into era of success video

Building the dance

Opinion

Farming pets out

Catherine van der Meulen and Monty and Hominy share a tender moment in the kitchen. But it hasn't been without its ...

With pets day on the horizon, and no pets in sight, there was only one thing for it.

Offsetting your island getaway

A Fijian idyll is just the ticket but you'll relax more if you pay the carbon offsets to get there.

Don't forget your togs, sunscreen and carbon offsets before you jet off to an island holiday.

Taking a year (or more) out

Catherine van der Meulen has left Sydney to spend a year (maybe more) in Seddon, getting closer to family and the great ...

From Supre heir apparent to school runs in Seddon. And she couldn't be happier.

Fighting emissions and winter chill

If your fire is compliant, and councils should be able to advise you of this, the harm to the atmosphere shouldn't be great.

Keeping warm while protecting the environment can not only be costly, it can also be a real emission

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.

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Rose Built owes $1.4m

Rose Built Homes has left several unfinished houses across Marlborough.

Company owes more on two vehicles, after buying them on hire purchase, than they are worth brand new.

Town strategy 'concerns'

Council hopefuls line up for a public grilling at the Picton Library on Wednesday.

Are ratepayers forking out $200,000 to see if Picton still likes the same plan it did 10 years ago?

Safety fears over beach plan

Queen Charlotte Yacht Club is concerned a lack of distinction between Shelly Beach and the club could cause people to ...

Lack of boundary wall in beach reclaim worries neighbouring yacht club.

Rose Built Homes in liquidation

Rose Built Homes has left at least three houses unfinished in Blenheim.

The company has at least three houses waiting to be finished in Blenheim.

Dial-up 'Dark Ages'

Steggle said the internet downloaded at 40 megabits and uploaded at between 80 and 100 megabits per second.

Marlborough valley had next-to-no internet connection until a local rigged up a solution.

Your Marlborough

Women clash on the water

Division One gets off to a flying start at the Mud House Women's Regatta.

Seventeen crews from across the country battled varied conditions at the women's regatta.

Wise Wonders

Eyvonne Kerehoma: "Worked in a cafe, I liked it because we owned it, I had no option."

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

Town strategy 'concerns'

Council hopefuls line up for a public grilling at the Picton Library on Wednesday.

Are ratepayers forking out $200,000 to see if Picton still likes the same plan it did 10 years ago?

Once in lifetime world of discovery

In June, Shannon McLean was selected to represent the region on a UN Youth Globalisation tour.

Helping save the planet is just one goal on Shannon McLean's long list.

Finding sub-Antarctic Spirit

The chilly morning is beautifully tranquil, on board the Spirit of New Zealand.

Student Jack Clerke finds his Spirit of Adventure battling biting winds and freezing water.

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