Blenheim (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Blenheim (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -41.529999
Longitude: 173.960007
population: 28,467
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Key: Regional airfares need to lower

Scott Hammond/Fairfax NZFOCUSED ON AIRFARES: John Key talks at the Romeo Bragato wine conference in Blenheim today.Air New Zealand needs to keep working to reduce regional airfares, Prime Minister John Key says.The airline said today it would review the ... [Published Timaru Herald - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The Campaign Trail: Labour pushes housing plan

Politicians are fighting for their futures in a battle of public appearances, handshakes and photo opportunities.Our reporters are right there with them, and you can follow all the latest from the campaign trail right here throughout the day.3.11pm:Labour ... [Published ONE News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

National would settle TPP - Key

Updated 4 minutes agoNational Party leader John Key has reiterated the party's commitment to free trade, saying a National government would push to increase trade with China and settle the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.John Key in Blenheim.Photo: ... [Published Radio New Zealand - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Tutor is latest forestry vicitm

A forestry tutor is in a serious condition after he was crushed by a tree he was felling while teaching a class in Marlborough.The 40-year-old man was cutting down an old man pine tree at a farm on Tyntesfield Rd, Waihopai Valley, when the accident happened ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Contestants put skills to the test

Five of the country's top young viticulturists are vying for the title of Young Viticulturist of the Year 2014 in Blenheim this week. The competitors from the country's major grape-producing regions kicked off the annual national competition yesterday ... [Published Marlborough Express - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Visitors' fishing fee rise 'pathetic'

An increase in freshwater fishing fees for international visitors is pathetic and of little consequence, a Blenheim fisherman says.Former Fish & Game councillor Tony Orman said the introduction of non-resident licences for international visitors was a ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Wine industry converge to plan for the future

This week more than 500 grape growers, winemakers, and industry leaders will converge in Blenheim to attend the annual New Zealand Winegrowers Romeo Bragato National Conference. “There is an air of optimism in the wine industry, and the conference theme ... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

AOS eyes dramatic practice at high school

Marlborough high school students might find themselves locked down in a classroom waiting to be rescued by the Armed Offenders Squad if they volunteer to be involved in an armed gunman practice scenario.The Nelson Armed Offenders Squad (AOS), made up ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Winegrowers Conference kicks off tomor ...

Blenheim will play host to over 500 members of the international wine industry at the annual 'Winegrowers Conference', from tomorrow.The New Zealand Winegrowers Romeo Bragato National Conference will run workshops over three days.It will give grape growers, ... [Published Farming - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

New pet scanner already saving lives

Ground is being broken even as animals are being fixed at a Cranford St veterinary practice.Our Vets' newest addition is a $200,000 animal-specific CT scanner. It is one of two in New Zealand, 23 worldwide.The scanner is housed in a $50,000 purpose-built ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Craft brewer gets $700k from crowd-funding

Blenheim boutique beer brewer Renaissance has wooed small investors to fill its order for $700,000 of new capital in just a week and a half.Offered on the Snowball Effect crowd-funding platform, Renaissance sought between $600,000 and $700,000 for a range ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Blenheim arborist seriously injured in fall

A man has been seriously injured after falling 15 metres from a tree he was cutting down near Blenheim today.The 30-year-old Blenheim arborist was felling a 100-year-old gum tree at Duncannon Backpackers and Worker Accommodation in Riverlands, south of ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 22 2014]

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"I've made it clear that I think Air New Zealand needs to continue the work it's doing while making sure that it reduces prices to the regions if it can. Because in the end we always know they're likely to have a more monopoly-type position in those areas. They've got to make sure that they continue to deliver fair pricing to the regions."
"It's great that we're not looking down the barrel of apathy but in saying that this isn't the way to do it, and I think if I was part of that group of under-25's who weren't enrolled and I thought that's how someone wanted to spark my attention I'd be a little disappointed." 9am: The Agenda
"Our main concern is that he receives support and treatment to aid his recovery, and that any effects on the students are managed appropriately."
...The national competition had got off to a good start, she said. "A lot of preparation has gone into today and Marlborough has given us a beautiful day which makes everything run smoothly." Competitors tried their hand at a variety of quirky practical tasks in the BioStart Hortisports event held at Marlborough Vintners Hotel yesterday afternoon...

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Key: Regional airfares need to lower [Published Timaru Herald - 7 hours ago]
The Campaign Trail: Labour pushes housing plan [Published ONE News - 9 hours ago]
National would settle TPP - Key [Published Radio New Zealand - 11 hours ago]
National to boost Asian language classes in sch... [Published Otago Daily Times - 12 hours ago]
Free trade will lift Kiwi incomes: National [Published Scoop - 13 hours ago]
Tutor is latest forestry vicitm [Published Manawatu Standard - 16 hours ago]
Contestants put skills to the test [Published Marlborough Express - 19 hours ago]
Tutor hurt after tree falls wrong way [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 26 2014]
Visitors' fishing fee rise 'pathetic' [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 26 2014]
Tree crushes forestry tutor [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 26 2014]
Wine industry converge to plan for the future [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 26 2014]
OPINION: Time for a new look at Satura ... [Published Farming - Aug 25 2014]
Winegrowers Conference kicks off tomor ... [Published Farming - Aug 25 2014]
Wine industry converge to plan for future (Fuse... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
Winegrower conference global affair [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 25 2014]
New pet scanner already saving lives [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 25 2014]
Double success for Renaissance [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 25 2014]
AOS eyes dramatic practice at high school [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 25 2014]
Craft brewer gets $700k from crowd-funding [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 24 2014]
Crowd-funding craft brewer gets to $700k target... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 24 2014]
Renaissance gets to $700k target early [Published Scoop - Aug 24 2014]
KATE MIDDLETON'S HOT HAIR STYLE [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 22 2014]
Blenheim arborist seriously injured in fall [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 22 2014]
Pairing crisp whites with grilled goodies [Published Peterborough Examiner - Aug 21 2014]
Family help puts teen duo on big stage [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 21 2014]
Sustainability hub needed [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 21 2014]
Blenheim Lotto winner comes forward [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 20 2014]
Help yourself ... to a theft charge [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 20 2014]
Lim visits wine, food producers [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 20 2014]
Ambassador proud of role [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 20 2014]
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Wine industry converge to plan for the future [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Aug 26 2014]
This week more than 500 grape growers, winemakers, and industry leaders will converge in Blenheim to attend the annual New Zealand Winegrowers Romeo Bragato National Conference. “There is an air of optimism in the wine industry, and the conference theme ...
Hawke’s Bay Educated Viticulturists Aiming High [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Aug 13 2014]
EIT is toasting the success of three graduates who have made the final five in the prestigious New Zealand Young Viticulturist of the Year competition being held in Blenheim later this month. ...
Mercury Bay Holiday Park Wins Big [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 27 2014]
Congratulations to Helena and Craig Stratford who won this year’s AA Traveller Spirit of Hospitality Award, at the Holiday Accommodation Parks Association of New Zealand (HAPNZ) Conference in Blenheim. ...
Telecom Rapidly Expands 4G Network across New Z... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - May 21 2014]
Telecom has announced that it will be bringing 4G technology to Dunedin, Rotorua, Blenheim and Nelson by September 2014. This follows on from the weekend launch of the fast mobile technology in Rangiora, Rolleston and Lincoln. ...
With Kate and Prince George, the Queen can see ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 13 2014]
He can expect to carry out more than 20,000 public engagements over the course of his life, but there can only be one first engagement, and for Prince George, it all started on a wet and windy April afternoon here in New Zealand. From the moment he ...
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