Marlborough

Four injured after Marlborough Sounds balcony collapse

One is seriously injured after the accident yesterday.

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The region's mayor says some good could come from the devastating Kaikoura quake.

'Single biggest benefit out of Kaikoura quake' – praise for proposed $9m cycle trail

The findings of a report into a proposed cycle trail between Picton and Kaikoura have been released today.

Worker dies in log hauler accident in Marlborough

The incident happened in the Wairau Valley this afternoon.

01:58
There are just 20 houses available to rent in Blenheim which has a population of more than 30,000.

Many moving to Marlborough struggle to get housing

There are just 20 houses available to rent in Blenheim which has a population of more than 30,000.

A cat has been caught stealing clothes from a Blenheim porch.

Police catch Blenheim cat burglar in the act after spate of clothes thefts

To the amusement of police, the offender turned out to be a literal cat-burglar.

00:26
Work and repairs are ongoing on State Highway 1 after numerous landslides and uplift.

Video: Striking aerial footage shows scale of SH1 repair effort to earthquake-ravaged Kaikoura coastline

Work and repairs are ongoing on State Highway 1 after numerous landslides and uplift.

Forecast seven-metre-high waves force cancellation of Interislander ferries from tomorrow night

Ferry services will be cancelled from Wednesday night through to Friday morning this week.

Pedestrian hit by car in Blenheim last week dies

The crash happened on Monday last week and the 30-year-old died in hospital at the weekend.

01:35
Scientists have started surveying the seafloor using new 3D technology.

Full impact of Kaikoura earthquake uncovered by scientists with 3D technology

It's looking if there are potential new hazards for boaties.

02:08
Local iwi Ngati Tama have been fighting to ensure the integrity of the pristine Golden Bay water source.

Golden Bay's Te Waikoropupu Springs to get highest possible protection for body of water

The springs, a tourist hot spot, are thought to have the clearest water in the world.

One dead after truck rolls off bank in Marlborough

The accident happened on Kenepuru Road, north of Picton.

Firefighters step in to help police with aggressive driver at routine stop

They were forced to call firefighters for support after a person got aggressive during a routine stop.

02:13
With the help of his probation officer and St Marks rehabilitation centre, Blenheim man Jason Ross wrote a children's book.

'It's monumental to me' - former inmate and addict writes successful children's book with help of probation officer

Blenheim man, Jason Ross' book, the Fairies of Woodlock Forest has already sold out twice.

00:10
A man has been disqualified from driving after a video of him doing a wheelie down a central Blenheim street in February was posted on social media

Watch: 'Reckless' Blenheim rider disqualified after dangerous wheelie stunt down main street

The man was caught after video of the stunt was posted to social media.

02:04
Some are doing it tough with SH1 north of Kaikoura closed but others on the new inland route are reaping the benefits.

Kaikoura quake brings unexpected boom for some Marlborough businesses

Some are doing it tough with SH1 north of Kaikoura closed but others on the new inland route are reaping the benefits.

04:50
At the Marlborough end of the broken coastal highway, businesses that depend on through traffic are near breaking point.

'We've become the biggest cul-de-sac in NZ' - is enough being done to help NZ's small towns hit hard by earthquakes?

At the Marlborough end of the coastal highway, businesses depending on traffic are near breaking point.

Watch: Brave NZ farmers' very tricky rescue of two frightened stags trapped together on wire fence

With enormous antlers thrashing about, two Marlborough farmers had their work cut out.

Fire generic

House bus fire near Motueka leaves one woman injured

It's understood the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Depression (file picture).

Health service review prompted by murder of autistic daughter to begin

Donella Knox suffocated her daughter Ruby at their Blenheim home last year after years of fighting for more medical assistance.

Earthquakes rattle top of South Island

The strongest was a magnitude 4.6, centred outside St Arnaud.

03:36
Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

'That's our party trick' - plane buffs descend on Blenheim for famed air show

Thousands will be hoping the rain stays away for the Omaka Classic Fighter Air Show.

05:06
The Marlborough vineyard workers are also upset at Bill English's claims some of them are lazy and "drugged up".

Government's seasonal work policy is pushing Kiwis out of jobs, workers say

Viticulture workers are also upset at Bill English's claims some of them are lazy and "drugged up".

02:12
For the second time this week floodwaters have submerged roads and caused slips across the Coromandel Peninsula.

It's far from over! Rain likely to pound Wellington, Taranaki and Bay of Plenty today

Severe weather warnings are in place for Nelson, Marlborough, Kapiti Horowhenua, and Wellington.

Dive squads to resume search for missing diver in Marlborough Sounds

Police say the person, diving off a boat, was reported overdue at around 10:20am yesterday.

02:11
Scientists say the rises, some up to six metres, will affect more than just crayfish and paua.

Kaikoura paua ban extended after 20 per cent of habitat lost after earthquake

The paua fishery has been "badly impacted" by November's 7.8 magnitude earthquake.

04:19
It follows heartbreak earlier as whales that couldn't be refloated were euthanised.

DOC boat monitoring 150 whales in Golden Bay forced to return due to rough seas

The pod was last seen about 1km offshore from Taupata Point, on the western side of Golden Bay.

Volunteers push stranded whales off the sand in Golden Bay.

Father and children in campervan see stranded whales in Golden Bay, get out and push them off sand

They first thought the whales were dead, but then they saw the tails flapping.

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