Blenheim (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Blenheim (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -41.529999
Longitude: 173.960007
population: 28,467
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Muslims offer to meet 'ignorant' accuser

A Marlborough Muslim says a racist rant posted on a community Facebook page shows a lack of education from a sad individual.Marlborough Association of Muslims member Nadeem Akhtar has offered to meet stood-down Gigatown Blenheim administrator Peter Chapman ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Swinging idea raised for disabled

Marlborough's playgrounds could soon have swings suitable for disabled children.Several ratepayers raised the need with the Marlborough District Council during this year's annual plan hearings.The request was for a "liberty" swing that could be used by ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Focussing on youth

When life feels good it is easy to overlook others' needs and forget some might need a helping hand. Helping Marlborough youth is a focus for Spring Creek Lions and it is sponsoring a seminar in Blenheim on Thursday, Safeguarding Children & Young People. ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tagging 'mindless vandalism'

A Blenheim man was gutted when he discovered his clubrooms had been spraypainted by vandals. On Monday morning, Marlborough Slot Car Club member Nigel Boyce arrived at the clubrooms, at A&P Showground in Maxwell Rd, to find the building had been broken ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Craft beer sales 'will suffer'

Planned changes to Auckland's alcohol policy would have a "devastating" impact on the craft beer industry, a Marlborough brewer says.The draft policy from the Auckland Council proposes a restriction on the sale of beers with an alcohol volume of 6 per ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Blenheim brewer's bragging rights

Just a few short years ago only a few New Zealand breweries made anything remotely resembling an American West Coast-style India Pale Ale (IPA). These days, reflecting Kiwi craft beer fans' new-found love of all things hoppy, it seems everyone's at it. ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nursery has growth spurt

More than 100,000 extra plants and trees are being trucked out of Morgan's Road Nursery in Blenheim this year, making it one of their busiest seasons yet. Owners Grant and Donna Robertson aim to sell about 600,000 to 700,000 plants and trees during a ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Craig to campaign for Nelson support

Conservative Party leader Colin Craig is to address a public meeting in Nelson tomorrow night, with party members travelling from around the region to hear him.Craig will speak on the theme of "why New Zealand needs the Conservative Party" and take questions ... [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Donna Dean talks with radio host Simon Mercep

Multiple Tui Award recipient Donna Dean is guest of Radio NZ National host Simon Mercep 8th August between 1 - 2pm. She will play live and fill us in on what's new with her music. She will be accompanied in the studio by dobro player Glenn Ross Campbell ... [Published The Big Idea - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

[New Zealand] Kiribati seasonal worker dies in Blenheim

**BLENHEIM, New Zealand** --- A vineyard worker in New Zealand has died after he suffered a cardiac arrest at the backpackers hostel where he had been living. ... [Published Islands Business - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Blenheim rankings Edinburgh-bound

Nine Marlborough-based dancers claimed top rankings at the 2014 Highland and National Dancing New Zealand Championships held in Blenheim at the weekend. Marlborough Dance Centre dancers Ashana Rengasamy, Rebecca Healy, Brittany Findlay, EllaRose Hammond, ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sylvia meets her 95th grandchild

A Blenheim woman has met her 95th grandchild in her 95th year.Sylvia Baylis' first great-great-grandchild Lilly-Mae Larsen, seven months, arrived about 50 years after her first grandchild was born.Lilly-Mae and her mother travelled from Kaitaia to Blenheim ... [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 11 2014]

Quotes

"This is your treasure, this is actually a national treasure. One of my roles over the next few years is to promote the Wairau Bar. It's one of the most important sites in the country, and we all need to be getting more out of it than we are."
"Islam is a peaceful religion. We promote peace and we help each other" he said
"If one was available, we would definitely look at using it. When Ryan was small and could still fit in ordinary swings, he did enjoy it." Her 10-year-old son Ryan was wheelchair-bound, and couldn't sit up by himself...
"My vision for the winter series was to look after up-and-coming riders for the future." Events range from lead-rein for the youngest riders, through to grand prix

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Rich legacy of first settlement [Published Marlborough Express - 11 hours ago]
Iwi keen to put artefacts on show [Published Marlborough Express - 14 hours ago]
Muslims offer to meet 'ignorant' accuser [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 28 2014]
Kate Middleton's Best Outfits Of 2014... So Far... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 28 2014]
Swinging idea raised for disabled [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 27 2014]
Horse and rider attuned [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 26 2014]
Focussing on youth [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 25 2014]
Craft beer sales 'will suffer' [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
Tagging 'mindless vandalism' [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
Blenheim brewer's bragging rights [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
Nursery has growth spurt [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 24 2014]
Craig to campaign for Nelson support [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 23 2014]
Donna Dean talks with radio host Simon Mercep [Published The Big Idea - Jul 23 2014]
Moa now No. 4 NZ brewer [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 22 2014]
John Key: Speech to Local Government New Zealand [Published Scoop - Jul 21 2014]
Arohatia te reo - cherish the language [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 21 2014]
Return to healthy diet for your health [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 18 2014]
Highland dancers piping hot [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Supermarket clients sign Games' flag [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 17 2014]
On the shelf [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 16 2014]
[New Zealand] Kiribati seasonal worker dies in ... [Published Islands Business - Jul 16 2014]
Devilskin starting a revolution [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 16 2014]
Chef shifts from Marlborough to Nelson [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 16 2014]
Good response to Children's Team initiative [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 16 2014]
Wine competiton in full flow [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 16 2014]
Merging schools worth it - Taihape [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 15 2014]
Blenheim rankings Edinburgh-bound [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 15 2014]
Rest home operators push for pay parity [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 15 2014]
1960s musicians 'better than ever' [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 15 2014]
Locals rise to ice challenge [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 14 2014]
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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 ...
Duchess Kate and Prince William hop in WWI bipl... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 10 2014]
BLENHEIM, New Zealand — Prince William and his wife, Kate, met with The Lord of the Rings director Sir Peter Jackson during a visit to an aviation museum on their royal tour of New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the museum on Thursday ...
Prince George’s first Royal tour: Will and Kate... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 02 2014]
Prince George will take part in his debut public engagement next month, when he accompanies Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to New Zealand, Kensington Palace has announced. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesCatherine, ...
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