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Water from Marlborough's main aquifer could be leaking from ocean fault lines into Cook Strait, a new report has found.
New Zealand's biggest salmon farmer is rechecking results after half its farms failed to meet environmental standards.
People can now have a say on a controversial plan to ban vehicles from Marlborough beaches.
Blenheim man Tony Hay says the three large trees on the other side of his garden fence must go.
The Renwick household was one of 60 properties with "large" leaks of more than 72 litres a day in the Marlborough District, according to the town's first set of water meter results.
Coin-operated 'lollipop' meters once destined for the shredder are instead being put up for sale in Blenheim.
Businesses feeding trade waste into Marlborough's sewerage system could cop a "hefty" fee increase this year.
While some Kaikōura candidates have admitted "personal experience" with cannabis, only two will vote 'yes' in next month's referendum.
A freedom camping site in the Marlborough Sounds violates national rules protecting the "pleasantness" of reserves, says lawyer Simon Gaines.
Marlborough residents who lobbied for freedom camping sites to be shut down now say they are fine after a replacement campsite in the town centre was proposed.
A quarry company has won permission to mine more rubble after an emotive year-long battle with residents who pleaded for it to shut.
New Zealand ports are watching and waiting as one of their own tries to add a little grey to "black and white" legislation set up to preserve protected coastal areas.
A move to free up more land for new builds is likely to see fewer driveways and garages in modern housing, in a move some say could have New Zealand looking like Coronation Street.
A boatload of mussel shells have been sunk off Marlborough's shores to create a reef that will help revive marine life and a multimillion-dollar industry.
A council-owned port is "extremely disappointed" by plans to put a freedom camping site metres from its main marina.
Councillors in Marlborough have put their "money where their mouths are" creating a new kitty for protecting the region's environment.
It's been a year since burial fees rose in Marlborough, with a 900 percent jump at one cemetery, and the region is now fending off law changes that could trigger another increase.
Gas generated from a landfill could heat water at Blenheim's Wairau Hospital in a bid to cut carbon emissions.
Marlborough's council is unsure it can deliver on plans to ban non-self-contained freedom camping vehicles without legal challenges.
Plans to put a freedom camping site beside a "sacred" war memorial in Ward has locals "up in arms".
Marlborough District Council has been offered a $6.3m reward to sign up to the government's "three waters" reform, but could access millions more if other councils join.
Some of Blenheim's bruised and battered old lollipop parking meters are set for a swansong further south after being saved from the scrap heap.
A vehicle survey has been suggested for a quake-stricken coast in Marlborough as a proposed quad bike ban has been delayed again.
Farmers are concerned about receiving fair treatment during a multimillion-dollar project to clean up a Marlborough catchment.
Marine farmers, forestry harvesters and Marlborough Sounds residents have asked for a study on how unwanted pine forests could be turned into nature blocks to stop sediment clogging seabeds.