Opinion: Tony Orman questions whether our politicians are actually qualified for the job.
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.
We live in a time of absurdly cheap consumer goods, of continual sales and bargains and a dominance by big shopping chains and franchises.
Hugh Steadman from Marlborough climate action group Climate Karanga discusses the possible impacts of higher temperatures in Marlborough.
Opinion: It is urgent a separate, well-resourced Ministry of Fisheries be re-established, writes Peter Watson.
OPINION: Why did my son feel he had to take his own life? That is the question I wish I knew the answer to.
A gathering of wine experts at Cloudy Bay tasted the future of
The Education Issue: I would like to see Marlborough become a district which provides high-calibre education that supports clever, innovative businesses which provide good quality, well-paid jobs.
The Education Issue: Education has been a valued part of life in all cultures for centuries, however it is only since the industrial revolution that the current concept of a school has emerged.
The Education Issue: It is an exciting time in education here in Marlborough right now.
The Education Issue: When new parents come into a school with their child for the first time they come with memories of their own childhood and school experiences, and presume they know what is in store.
The Education Issue: What are our aspirations for our young people today and in the future, and how best do we as a local community support them?
The Education Issue: When the option to rebuild the colleges initially emerged, like others in our community, my initial focus was on what we could lose if we moved to another site.
EDITORIAL: A proposed Marlborough to Christchurch cycle trail just got a boost from Wellington. It's time local government stepped up.
Are we celebrating Matariki too early?
As Kaikoura hits midwinter the town showing signs of getting back on its feet, writes MP Stuart Smith
Paula Bennett promises tourism highway during visit to Kaikoura.
OPINION: It takes only one mistake for the new bonamia parasite to spread, Rino Tirikatene writes.
Marlborough's third Toyota Kiwi Guardian site was officially opened at Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary last weekend.
OPINION: Six cross-party MPs give their views on NZ's steps towards a low-emissions economy.
OPINION: Most of the jobs available to our children when they leave school probably don't even exist yet.
It is often said that making wine is the easy bit, selling wine is where the business really starts to get tough, wineries spend a huge amount of time and money on different forms of marketing and that was one of the key drivers for twelve premium family-owned wine producers to form an alliance – the Family of Twelve.
OPINION: The tourism industry needs boundaries before some sacred Kiwi values are lost forever.
The new workers village on the outskirts of Kaikoura is a great boost for the local economy.
The beautiful Marlborough Sounds is not an infinite sink for waste.
OPINION: The Cook Strait could be the only way to bring in vital supplies, but the docks will likely be broken for weeks.
Correspondents write about MPI and salmon farms, freedom campers, the closure of BNZ's Picton branch, policy and public projects.
Correspondents write about Marlborough's senior population, food at Nelson Hospital, Anzac Day thanks, salmon farms, and superannuation.
Sauvignon blanc's place as the backbone of the New Zealand wine industry is being celebrated this week.
The biggest reforms in a generation are about to be made to fishing laws.