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No clues in Takaka Hill search

Missing Motueka man Jason Campbell.

Ten days after searching began, police have found no clues to lead them to missing man Jason Campbell.

Big grant for blue mussels

Blue mussels will be turned into blue mussel supplements for aquaculture feed at CFARMX's new factory.

New factory to turn unwanted mollusc into feed and supplements, creating a dozen jobs in the process.

Mako jersey receives iwi blessing

Te Tau Ihu kaumatua Waihaere Mason addresses Tasman Mako staff and players at Wednesday's jersey blessing.

Tasman Mako go forth into the new season with local iwi's blessing.

Strong women standing tall

Seddon's Mary Watson operated a mobile laundry service in the 1930s, with an electric washing machine on her sidecar.

"Pioneer suffragist" Mary Ann Muller wrote in 1869, under the pseudonym Femmina, "why has a woman no power to vote?"

Iwi consider fire foam risks

Kurahaupō iwi have first right of refusal of land at Base Woodbourne.

Contaminated land at Base Woodbourne "critical" as iwi consider buying back the land.

A tale of two plots

Ken Barnes, left, and Robbie Barnes stand next to the park bench commemorated to their grandparents Frederick and ...

It all started with a raffle. Well, kind of.

Who steals a defibrillator?

Picton Golf Club president Ian Johnson with an empty cupboard which used to hold an AED.

A thriving black market for life-saving devices doesn't sound likely, so why have two been targeted?

Teacher strikes could escalate

Hundreds of teachers, parents and students gathered at the Church Steps on Trafalgar St, Nelson, during the national ...

Teachers roar for two-day strike idea, ramping up the pressure after the PM criticised them for striking too early.

Burglar's rooftop tobacco heist

Junior Thompson climbed onto a Four Square roof, cut a hole in the aluminium and kicked out the ceiling panels. (File pic)

A security camera showed him inside the Four Square about 11 hours earlier staring at the ceiling.

Teaching at 'all-time low' video

"Hi Jacinda, will you home school Neve?"

"I teach my students to stand up for themselves, now it's my turn," reads a placard.

ABs tickets still for sale

The inclusion of Tasman players like Liam Squire in the All Black lineup offers extra interest in next month's test at ...

The field of dreams is ready - and tickets are still available to Nelson's All Blacks test.

Pizza and cigarettes 'essential'

Jordan Allison Collins bought Pizza Hut combo deals two days in a row with the stolen credit cards.

The credit cards had been stolen from a house a few hours earlier, while the owner was at church.

Mako men get snappy

Former All Black Wyatt Crockett has made a swift transition from all-conquering Crusader to Mako vice-captain.

New season, new faces - but the same determination to win is there for the 2018 Tasman Mako.

Traffic cop U-turns into biker

The man's new Harley Davidson was damaged in the crash.

A police officer who hit a motorcyclist while doing a U-turn in his unmarked car was trying to catch a speeding driver.

Sparky sees beneficiary benefit

Laser Electrical Blenheim staff, from left, electrician Anshul Prasad, second-year apprentice Jaden Adams and his father ...

Small business owner swamped by demand wants other tradies to get behind a new scheme making apprentices out of young beneficiaries.

Little relief for teachers

NZEI Marlborough chairman Dave Paterson with his message for PM Jacinda Ardern.

When a teacher is sick, schools can try more than 10 subs before giving up and making classes "double up".

Takaka Hill search resumes

Missing Motueka man Jason Campbell.

After a break in ground patrols over the weekend, the search for Motueka man Jason Campbell has resumed in earnest.

Green grocer faked robbery

Police cordoned off Benge & Co Green Grocers the morning of the alleged robbery.

He was found lying in the store room in the recovery position. Close to $9k was missing.

They pull planes apart

Airbus staff, from left, Mike Spooner, Laurie McIntyre, Geoff Blake, Dave Winterburn and Chris Andrew standing in front ...

For the past two decades, Airbus has been the "one-stop shop" for RNZAF planes.

Cave teams set to help search

Golden Bay Search and Rescue volunteers investigate a location on the Canaan Downs on Friday.

Police have not given up hope in the Takaka Hill search for missing man Jason Campbell.

Rumours behind cul-de-sac fight

The women are neighbours on Dix Cres, in Riverlands, Blenheim.

Woman attacked with own shoe after throwing it at the neighbour she was spreading rumours about.

Money for rubbish

Port Underwood resident John Davison travels for an hour to drop off his recycling in Blenheim.

People living in rural communities will face less of a trek to recycle their rubbish.

Disappearing king shags 'doomed'?

A new colony at Tawhitinui Bay, a fairly sheltered part of Te Hoiere/Pelorus Sound, actually gained about 22 birds in ...

A quarter of the rare seabirds have been lost in the last three years, leaving residents and industry wondering why.

The bridge with no name

The century-old Ōpaoa bridge in Blenheim, nicknamed the Banana Bridge, will have a new bridge running beside it by mid 2020.

In a post-Boaty McBoatface era, asking people to name anything can be fraught with disparaging danger. Having said that.

Two pints and a painting

Adam Jones has been selling his work in bars, cafes and restaurants since he was 14-years-old.

Artists are starting to twig that few galleries can compete with the local pub in terms of getting their work "out there".

Eat, sway, love

Loaded fries are one of the items on Jodie's menu.

Lots of people get "hangry" especially when they have had a few too many.

Steam train launches tree plan

Pupils at Riverlands school, from left,
Fergus Dodson, Cullen Hook, Maggie Dodson, Poppy Fernandez, Zander Green, Maia ...

Owners of a historic steam train have pledged to offset its carbon emissions by planting trees at schools and parks.

Mobility park kerbside contempt

A mobility parking permit has made a big difference to Diane Gibb's independence.

Drivers are fed-up with people using mobility park spaces without a displayed permit.

No sign in Takaka Hill search video

Golden Bay Search and Rescue team members scour Canaan Downs for signs of missing Motueka man Jason Campbell.

Reassessment of search for missing Motueka man as no signs found on fourth day.

Tattoo duo making their mark

Jarrad Johl of Picture Perfect Tattoo working on a leg tattoo of Storm from X-Men.

The two young artists behind Blenheim's newest tattoo parlour have made a strong start, already booked out for months in advance.

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