Marlborough

Police (file picture).

Gas leak at Picton Railway Station prompts warning from police

There is currently a 200m cordon around the building.

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Marlborough Sounds peak water temperatures were well above normal in December and January.

Salmon farmers link unusually warm seas with lower fish survival rates

Marlborough Sounds peak water temperatures were well above normal in December and January.

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Seven Sharp's Gill Higgins sampled some of the local mussels.

Marlborough’s first Mussel Appreciation Day marked with scrumptious seafood

Seven Sharp’s Gill Higgins sampled some of the local mussels.

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The region will draw in around 1000 for this year's harvest.

More foreign winemakers travelling to Marlborough to learn their trade

The region will draw in around 1000 workers for this year’s harvest, many of them from overseas.

Watch: Dramatic aerial vision shows massive slips blocking SH1 near Kaikoura, putting it out of action for at least a week

Around 300,000 cubic metres of material needs to be cleared from 60 sites both north and south of the town.

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St Oswald's Anglican Church has been offered to descendants of those who built it in the 1920s, but the cost of repairs is ungodly.

Future of quake-damaged Marlborough church on shaky ground

The cost of repairs needed to St Oswald's Anglican Church could be described as "ungodly".

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No one has been helping from behind the BBQ as long as Dave Shaw.

Good Sorts: Blenheim man takes humble sausage sizzle fundraiser to the next level

No one has been helping from behind the BBQ as long as Dave Shaw.

Truck driver steers his blazing vehicle away from Blenheim petrol station

The rear unit of the truck and trailer caught fire while the driver was filling up at the station.

Watch: Daring, knife-wielding robber runs off with till from Blenheim dairy

Police are hunting the robber, and a car seen at a nearby park after the December 29 robbery.

Body recovered in Marlborough sounds believed to be missing free diver

A 25-year-old man free diving was reported missing yesterday afternoon.

Major search for diver missing of Marlborough Sounds island

The 25-year-old free diver was reported missing mid-afternoon.

Glider occupants rescued after crashing on Marlborough mountain

The two occupants remarkably escaped serious injury.

Holiday-makers in Marlborough told to remain alert after mumps case identified

People who stayed in Havelock or Collingwood could have been exposed.

Man dies after tractor rolls on top of him in Marlborough

The accident involving a 30-year-old man occurred in Onamalutu about 8pm this evening.

Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter. (File picture)

Tramper rescued by helicopter after falling in Marlborough Sounds

The man slipped and fell while ascending the high tops near Nydia Bay, shortly before 1pm today.

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Some families still haven't returned to their homes or are living in severely damaged ones.

Rural residents yet to return to their homes a year after Kaikoura earthquake

Currently 60% residential insurance claims have been settled in the upper South Island.

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The NZ Army is pitching in to help with the rescue at Marfell's Beach.

Stranded orca saved after volunteers and army work tirelessly in dramatic rescue

The orca was washed up on Marfells Beach in Seddon yesterday.

Blenheim man missing for one week has police and family concerned

Colin Malcolm Ross, 53, was last seen near the town's fire station, October 25.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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