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Boost for Kaikoura tourism

Lynda Keene from Keene Enterprises has been supporting the rebuild of the Kaikoura i-Site website.

High hopes Kaikoura i-Site's new website will help lure tourists back.

Guerrilla knitters yarn-bomb Kaikoura

West End retailers Stephanie Thompson and Jacqui Harnett are behind Kaikoura's yarn-bombing project.

Many a good yarn has come out of quake-hit Kaikoura over the past few months, and that doesn't seem to be wrapping up anytime soon.

Ready for launch

The new and improved Portage boat ramp was officially opened by resident Ross Withell.

The passing of time had taken its toll on the boat ramp at Portage, but a much-needed makeover has it back in business.

Knitting Bea has warm heart

Avid knitter Beatrice Dunn always has her knitting on hand and recently donated 40 hats to RSE workers.

Pensioner Beatrice Dunn knits to keep busy, but her hobby has helped keep singing seasonal workers nice and cosy.

The gift of learning

Korean students destined to Marlborough are welcomed to the country by, from left, Ambassador Seung-bae Yeo, Garin ...

Korean students set to study in Marlborough have been officially welcomed to New Zealand.

Picture perfect

Marlborough photographer Jessica Jones won four awards at the annual Iris Awards for professional photographers.

Professional photographer and competition novice Jessica Jones impresses judges in one of New Zealand's most prestigious competitions.

Kapa haka group takes flight

Te Rerenga O Te Ra kapa haka group's Marie Normile will be among those attending the festival in England, along with ...

Their name means "flight across the heavens" but across the ocean will do as they prepare for international dance festival in England.

Never too late to dance

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more.

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more. 

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.

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