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A promotional video for Kaiuma Bay, where you can now spend your Bitcoin on property.

Bitcoin enters the New Zealand property market

Your digital wallet can now buy you a section in the Marlborough Sounds.

Motorists can travel south via Nelson but it will add time to their journey.

Crash hampers travel south from Picton

State Highway 63 through Wairau Valley is closed on Saturday evening after a car crashed into a power pole.

A body has been located at the end of Maungatapu Rd.

Body found in search for missing Marlborough man

Bert Kuiti, 38, had been missing for over a week.

Several people tried to move the orca into deeper waters.

Orca beached in Marlborough

Low tide is fast approaching on Marfells Beach.


'Serious concerns' for welfare of missing man

The 53-year-old was last seen in Blenheim more than a week ago.

The hotel is about 15 minutes from Picton by boat or 75 minutes by road.

Four people fall from balcony at hotel

Four people are injured after a balcony collapsed at the Portage Resort Hotel in the Marlborough Sounds.

Andrew Geddis, politics professor from the University of Otago, says counting is not foolproof.

Votes for National wrongly given to Māori Party

More than 100 votes in a small farming village intended for National were given to the Māori Party.


Worker killed in Marlborough forestry accident

They were operating a wheeled log hauler when it crashed.


Overnight crashes take two lives

A motorcyclist was killed near Tirau, and a ute driver died in a fiery collision with a truck.

Deer, Animals,

Magical sight as deer takes rare dip in Marlborough Sounds

A local mussel farmer was fascinated by the Disney-esque moment, glimpsing the deer wading through water.

The truck on the Wye River Bridge (Ross Wearing / Newshub.)

EFTPOS outages in Marlborough after truck crash

Engineers were trying to fix the crash-damaged bridge when they cut through a cable.

Salmon fish in the water, close-up

Marlborough residents protest proposed salmon farms

They want the creep of salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds to stop.

The strongest aftershock was 3.4 (file)

Aftershocks follow Marlborough quake

The magnitude 5 quake struck at 9:42pm, and nearly 2500 people reported feeling it on GeoNet.


One killed in Taihape crash

The single-car crash happened on Friday night.

Marlborough Sounds (file)

Search for missing diver resumes

The man went failed to resurface after diving off of a boat north of Stephens Island.

Breaking news

Diver missing in Marlborough Sounds

A diver was reported overdue just after 10am on Saturday.

A person has died in a crash on State Highway 1 south of Spring Creek in Marlborough.

One dead in Marlborough crash

A person has died in a crash on State Highway 1 south of Spring Creek in Marlborough.


Fires rage in dry Canterbury, Marlborough

A scrub fire is burning near Springfield and a paddock was ablaze in Spring Creek.

Most of the little spotted kiwis on Long Island come from the same parents (Getty)

Inbreeding kiwis: It's in their genes

Researchers say it could lead to problems for the birds.

 Jason Michael Johns (NZ Police)

Missing US tourist found safe

Jason Michael Johns was found on board a charter yacht.

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