Black Birch Stream in the Awatere Valley might not be as well publicised as Pelorus Bridge, or Mount Richmond Forest Park, but nevertheless it is still a great bit of Marlborough Wilderness to explore.
With likely further cutbacks to NZ Defence Force use of Woodbourne, and recent iwi settlements, should investment in Woodbourne be made to become an international airport to overcome the limitations of Wellington?
There are plenty of people in Marlborough doing their bit to make a better place. On Saturday, two events stood out that highlighted Marlburians' can-do attitude to making Marlborough and the world a better place.
The campaigning is over, the votes are cast, the computers have done their number crunching on the complicated system that is STV, and Marlborough has a new council. For all the excellent media coverage along with candidates' own electioneering, only
After a weekend of both assisting with the creation of an edible garden, and looking at the fruits of other people's labours, it's given me an opportunity to reflect on what a green fingered bunch Marlburians are, whether we're urban or rural dweller
The recent earthquake in Christchurch is a wakeup call for Marlborough. The region has major fault lines running the length of the Awatere and Wairau Valleys so it's a good time to check how well prepared we are.