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The government has announced funding to protect and restore one of the country's most at-risk river catchments in Marlborough.
Marlborough wells have tested positive for contaminants including sunscreen, preservatives, chemicals, but their impact on human or environmental health is still unknown, an expert says.
One region's tourism outfit says Jetstar has done the district a favour by pulling flights from regional centres in New Zealand.
A fragile collection of native birds, lizards and plants could soon be protected by a ban against driving on some Marlborough beaches, following increased traffic after the Kaikōura earthquake.
A bid by northern Kaikōura residents to be rezoned to Marlborough is a no-go.
Tough new freedom camping rules that ban camping at a number of areas are being praised by Kaikōura residents.
A "cavalier" Marlborough man who built five tiny houses and tried to sell some on TradeMe said he didn't think he needed building consent because they were moveable.
As the replica of Cook's ship Endeavour sailed into Meretoto/Ship Cove, a local whose ancestors were present there 250 years ago said he was transported back in time.
Events marking 250 years since Captain James Cook's arrival in Aotearoa New Zealand reach the South Island today.
The participation of women in shearing competitions has been recognised at the Marlborough A&P Show.
A heritage steam train named in honour of railway workers killed in World War I will today honour the return of tourism to quake-ravaged Kekerengu.
Four of five iwi positions at the Marlborough District Council remain empty, with many of the region's Māori skilled in governance "wrapped up in their own iwi dynamics".
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Nadine Taylor has been appointed Marlborough's deputy mayor, and mayor John Leggett signalled the council had a "lot of work to do" on the environment.
The last piece of a land jigsaw puzzle has fallen into place for a much-anticipated library and art gallery project in Blenheim.
Marlborough has seen its worst voter turnout in more than two decades, according to the region's electoral officer.
A person has died and two have been seriously injured in separate motorcycle crashes today.
Conservation groups support moves to expand marine farming offshore to deeper, cooler waters, but warn the industry will have to tread carefully.
The owner of a Blenheim hotel has been ordered to pay nearly $29,000 to an employee who quit because of the way she was being treated.
A 37-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in relation to allegations of sexual misconduct at Marlborough Boys' College.