Your Marlborough

St Arnaud's alpine magic

Mid-winter kayaking with girls having fun on Lake Rotoiti.

Anyone who has ever spent any time at the alpine village of St Arnaud, Lake Rotoiti, will already know what a special and captivating place it is. 

Tell me a story

Author Joy Cowley will talk with Gavin Bishop about the latest book in their Snake and Lizard series.

Young Marlborough readers are in for a treat when they get the chance to listen to two of New Zealand's favourite storytellers.

A positive role

Rose Newton is a youth worker at Marlborough Girls' College and feels her role is making a positive difference.

A youth worker for three years, Rose has recently started at Marlborough Girls' College and believes there is a need for a youth worker at all secondary schools.

'Brother' locomotives reunited

Blenheim Riverside Railway Society volunteers, from left, Gary Coburn, Ted Ellens, and Ralph Heywood, are pleased they ...

Decades after shifting coal together, two locomotives share a shed again.

What's on

Get your 50's frock on and get rocking at the Clubs of Marlborough American Hop.

Looking for things to do around Marlborough this week?

Latching on to health message

Staff at Wairau Hospital's Maternity Unit, from left, Gwen Costello, Jackie Martin and Debbie Fisher with proud parents ...

The number of mothers choosing to breast feed their babies has almost doubled in the past 14 years thanks in part to a new initiative.

For the love of lawn

Blenheim lawn enthusiast Russell Bulfin likes to keep his grass as green and cleanly cut as possible.

Russell Bulfin's answer to perfect grass is simple: mow three times a week and fertilise monthly.

Patient Portal - no thanks

More research should have been done before introducing patient portals in to Marlborough says resident Gary Jones.

A hi-tech solution to save waiting times at doctor surgeries has had low uptake in Marlborough.

Dream team

Hundreds of Marlborough children took part in the first ever Sir Peter Blake Trust Dream Bank survey.

Kind-hearted Marlborough children have aspirations to help protect the planet and conserve New Zealand's natural heritage.

The Neighbourly thing to do

Felix the cat is back with relieved owner Carey Huria after he went missing for three months.

Felix the cat was missing for three months when his owner got a message on social media site Neighbourly.

Cool cat's jazzy birthday

Celebrating her 90th birthday, jazz musician Coral Thiel, left, was accompanied by husband Tony Thiel as they played ...

Far from putting her feet up, singer and musician Coral Thiel chose to celebrate her 90th birthday by doing what she does best - performing jazz.

Palaentology through the pages

Dinosaur expert, paleantologist and award winning writer John Pickrell will be the Marlborough Book Festival 2017.

Want to more about palaeontology? Here's your chance.

Summer wine takes a wintery feel

Artist Linda Bennett made the decorations.

Snowmen and talk inspire the over-65s for this months Summer Wine lunch.

Holding court

The new dual-purpose netball and tennis courts at Endeavour Pavilion in Picton were officially opened by Marlborough ...

An eagerly awaited dual purpose netball and tennis court is open for players after years of preparation.

Strings in their bow

The Troubadour Quartet will be performing at St Andrews Church in Blenheim.

A string quartet featuring four girls who are passionate about chamber music will be putting their skills to the test in Blenheim.

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