In the North Island, the Desert Road is also closed.
Wintry weather sees numerous main roads in South Island closed, snow forecast
 A file image of a judge's gavel.
Blenheim teacher facing sex charges involving two boys granted name suppression
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Man shot in the arm by police after allegedly brandishing knife during chase in Marlborough
Marlborough Boys' College
Blenheim woman charged over sex investigation
Man missing off Marlborough walking track found
Man missing off Marlborough walking track after going ahead of group
Dr John Cameron says the influenza vaccine is not capable of giving you a full-on cold or flu.
Three children among 27 people hospitalised with influenza in Nelson-Marlborough
Boy on ground after failed tackle as a player runs for the try line in a rugby game
Tasman union axes junior representative rugby programme
A file image of a melanistic Indian jaguar - also known as a black panther.
New Zealanders share stories of encountering claimed South Island panther-like creature
Man allegedly robs Picton service station at gunpoint
Couple who say they spotted panther-like creature near Kaikoura find clue that may help prove its existence
Teenage girl missing from Blenheim found safe and well
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Heavy rain drenches eastern New Zealand, while temperatures plummet in the south
A person holds an umbrella during rainy weather.
Heavy rain forecast to hit central and northern regions this weekend
Search for Marlborough woman not seen since March 19 suspended
Concerns for woman missing from Blenheim area since March 19
Concerns for missing woman after her car is found at a Marlborough lake
Ian Montgomery is a business owner who helms both volunteer fire and ambulance services in Okiwi Bay.
Veteran emergency services leader in Marlborough Sounds village wins $10k for a well-earned holiday
Dolphins (file picture).
More than a dozen dolphins die after stranding in Marlborough Sounds
Helicopters are currently fighting the blaze at Koromiko, near the PIcton airfield.
Fire breaks out at pine plantation near Picton
Severe weather watch forecast for eastern parts of central New Zealand as temperatures drop
Fire breaks out at building in Blenheim
Person critically injured after being hit by truck in Blenheim
Crews battle difficult terrain to contain large fire in Marlborough area
With low river levels some vintners have been forced to tap into emergency water supplies.
Climate change could alter flavour of Marlborough Sauvignon blanc, NZ's most exported wine
Rock fall breaks motorcycle passenger's leg during Marlborough ride
Man dies as car plunges into river at Blenheim campground
Awatere residents, who live between Blenheim and Kaikoura, are asking for help building a much-needed learning centre.
Fundraising on a faultline: earthquake-hit communities call on NZ's spare change
Peter Yealands’ winemakers told staff to 'audit proof' wines while breaking international rules
One person dead after single-car crash in Marlborough