My food bay

Dinner's in the bag

By her own admission, reporter Paula Hulburt is a whizz with a microwave. As the first delivery of My Food Bags arrive in Blenheim, she took one for a test drive.

Earthquake jolts NZ

The quake was centred 30 kilometres northeast of Seddon.

Central New Zealand jolted by a short and sharp earthquake.

Cafe confrontation

PM's coffee break gatecrashed as Labour candidate accuses National supporters of ripping down billboards.

Weather closes newly-fixed rail line

Just a single train managed to traverse the newly-repaired rail line from Christchurch to Picton before bad weather closed it again.

Owners highly motivated

Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, 240 tonnes of fish feed. Wait, what?

Businesses back racecourse site

Chamber of Commerce throws weight behind Waterlea Racecourse, but wants a decision on new school campus either way.

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Child neglect case ongoing

The woman is expected to enter pleas at her next appearance on November 17.

Police claim the woman and her co-accused failed to protect the child from injury and failed to provide medical care.

Educating the masses

Mum with a "Kiwi Can kid" says the course moulds children into better adults.

Best foot forward for charity

The generation game

Sport

Weekly golf notes

29-stl-Photo  Barry Harcourt..  No time to admire the view as Fiordland turns on a spectacular  weekend as golfers ...

Weekly golf notes

Blackadder's impressive rise

Tasman flanker Ethan Blackadder carts the ball up against Otago.

Son of former All Black packs on the muscle and locks down starting place with the Makos.

College forms bulk of youth squad

Left-back PJ Stephens is one of 10 Nelson College First XI players selected in the Tasman United National Youth League squad.

Ten Nelson College players selected in Tasman United's National Youth League squad.

'Burt Munro of the skies' video

Burt Munro with his 1920 Indian Scout motorcycle.

In classic Burt Munro fashion, Graeme Frew's No 35 World War II fighter plane almost didn't make it to the start.

Weekly sports draws

05052013  photo Patrick Hamilton / The Nelson Mail

Johnny Persico of Nelson in action during McNabb Trophy indoor bowls ...

Weekly sports draws

Opinion

Qualified for the job?

Then Finance Minister Bill Birch arrives at Parliament to brief journalists on his Budget of 1999, his last year in ...

Opinion: Tony Orman questions whether our politicians are actually qualified for the job.

Truckies deliver to avoid economic disaster

Truck driver 'Pix' takes a break at Springs Junction. The inland route from Christchurch to Picton is on State Highway ...

OPINION: The road freight industry has put hundreds of more trucks on the road in both islands to cover freight no longer being shipped by rail or sea.

Our insatiable desire to shop

Kmart Petone opened on June 1. Blenheim is to get its own Kmart by Christmas 2018.

We live in a time of absurdly cheap consumer goods, of continual sales and bargains and a dominance by big shopping chains and franchises.

Climate situation not without hope

Rising temperatures could have major impacts for industry in the Marlborough Sounds.

Hugh Steadman from Marlborough climate action group Climate Karanga discusses the possible impacts of higher temperatures in Marlborough.

Where to now?

NZ recreational fishers account for less than 3 per cent of the total wild stock harvest taken from marine waters, ...

Opinion: It is urgent a separate, well-resourced Ministry of Fisheries be re-established, writes Peter Watson.

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Educating the masses

Waikawa Bay School pupils, from left, Manaia Jones, 8, Paige Smith, 8, Tobias Carroll, 11, Aja-Lee Ivamy, 9, and Crystal ...

Mum with a "Kiwi Can kid" says the course moulds children into better adults.

New string to her bow

Juliearna Kavanagh owns and runs boutique hotel, Escape to Picton and is set to open a new  tour business, Hop On,Hop ...

Juliearna Kavanagh is a very busy lady and is about to get busier.

Walking to nature's beat

Waikawa woman Glenice Paine has become a deputy commissioner for the Environment Court, sworn in by Judge Brian Dwyer.

Former policewoman becomes Marlborough's first Environment Court commissioner.

'Taylor-made' for trees

The first planting event in 2014 saw  Marlborough Landscape Group members, from left, Helen Ballinger, Ralph Ballinger ...

 It began as an idea to enhance the river and has branched out into something much bigger.

Dinner's in the bag

Sous chef Emily Hulburt, 5, helps out in the kitchen preparing a 'My Food Bag' recipe.

By her own admission, reporter Paula Hulburt is a whizz with a microwave. As the first delivery of My Food Bags arrive in Blenheim, she took one for a test drive.

Your Marlborough

Educating the masses

Waikawa Bay School pupils, from left, Manaia Jones, 8, Paige Smith, 8, Tobias Carroll, 11, Aja-Lee Ivamy, 9, and Crystal ...

Mum with a "Kiwi Can kid" says the course moulds children into better adults.

Best foot forward for charity

Walking a minimum of 10,000 steps a day for Cheryl Powell is a habit now after she signed-up to support Steptember and ...

It began as a bid for a good cause but taking up a walking challenge has helped this woman's quest for fitness.

Managing land damage

Land damage in Kaikoura.

The Kaikōura Plains Recovery Project to help quake-damaged land owners got off the ground earlier this month with funding from MPI.

Modern Māori on not so serious tour

Maaka Pohatu, Francis Kora, Matariki Whatarau and James Tito, forming the Modern Māori Quartet.

The quartet are on the road to 14 theaters across NZ, where they expect to meet a lot of aunties.

The generation game

The chutney-taste test is a serious business for members of the Women's Institute.

The cavalry is coming for one of New Zealand's oldest institutions - and they've brought chutney.

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