There are unconfirmed reports the violence was gang related.
The border opening with Australia has done little to re-invigorate the fortunes of Marlborough wine tour guides.
With no end to the dry weather in sight, farmers are calling for more Government support.
Frost and cold weather early in the season led to smaller harvests from many vineyards in the area.
The man has been charged with threatening to harm people and property.
It's currently investigating what nutritional benefits the fruit may have.
It took emergency crews five hours to rescue him.
Incomes are down hundreds of thousands of dollars, impacting the wider communities.
"The potential for unpruned vineyards is now in crisis."
There are no reports of injuries.
The council had been reviewing whether the message breached the region's district plan.
Maritime New Zealand is footing the almost $4000 bill for this trial.
"We think the bylaw is unreasonable. It unfairly punishes tens of thousands of responsible Kiwis."
The company said the winery was "no longer suited to [its] ambitious growth plans".
The 31yo failed to show up for work last month.
A lack of snow led to a disappointingly short season.
Organisers of next February's Marlborough Wine & Food Festival have pulled the plug early.
"Getting his training in before Christmas."
Drivers are urged to exercise caution as multiple regions are set to be battered by rain and wind.
The wine industry reacted well to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is now keen to celebrate the wines that resulted from that period, Wine Marlborough says.
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