Fifteen year old Hannah Reade of Ruby Bay performs during Victory's Got Talent 2015 in the Victory Community Centre on Saturday night.

Show wows Victory community gallery

11:22 AM  The Victory community took to the stage at the annual Victory's Got Talent event.

Oops! That's our name

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Bicycle Nelson Bays co-ordinators Chris Allison and John-Paul Pochin at the new cycle way on St Vincent St.

11:14 AM  New group Vision Nelson didn't look hard enough when choosing a name.

Chilly week ahead for Nelson region

10:52 AM  Getting out of bed will be much harder this week with single figure temperatures forecast.

Excellent finish to busy season

8 min ago  Two Nelson businesses have been awarded certificates of excellence by international review website TripAdvisor.o

Royal flush on pimped-out portaloo

The world's poshest portaloo - with its own butler - made a brief stop in Nelson.

Nelson a coffee capital?

A "plant whisperer" thinks high-end coffee could be the Nelson's next big thing.

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News

Back to Nepal for Nelson director

First Steps Himalaya charity director Durga Aran

11:07 AM  The Nepalese director of a Nelson based charity heads home to get children back to school after devastating earthquakes.  

Coastguard open day interrupted by callout

11:01 AM  Visitors at the Coastguard open day in Nelson got a close-up view of how the crew works when they were called out on a job in the middle of the event.

Dog survives stingray attack

Red Devils probe possibly illegal

Sport

Suburbs hold their own against Tech

Nelson Suburbs midfielder Mark Johnston in action against Cashmere Technical at Saxton Field.

Cashmere Technical still can't find a way to beat Nelson Suburbs this season.

More woes for Giants against Saints

The Nelson Giants remain winless against Wellington Saints in the NBL season.

Mike Pero Nelson Giants guard DeRonn Scott soars during Saturday's loss to the Wellington Saints in Saxton Stadium.

Giants cop capital punishment

Wellington's Saints are not a team to take on when your confidence is flagging, as the Nelson Giants found out.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

The man behind Garin's school of rock

The Peasants of Eden featuring Caleb and Georgia Nott play at the 2010 Smokefreerockquest in Nelson

Teacher Kyle Proffit has already helped shape one of the country's biggest musical groups.

What's on

Rockin at The Boathouse

Reagan Poynter, left, and James Cameron inside the control room of Bay City Sound Studio in Nelson.

New studio has history of hits

The gear captured OMC's world-wide sensation How Bizarre is the basis for a new recording studio in Nelson.

Opinion

What will Motueka look like in 2030?

Can Motueka surf the wave of change or will it get dumped on its bum?

 When it come to long-term planning, 15 years does not seem like a long time. We think of dramatic changes happening over generations, not half-generations.

A soft landing plan

Targets to mitigate climate change will be discussed again by world governments in Paris, later this year.

The Relationships Aotearoa office on Beswick St, Timaru

Relationship service a political football

Taxpayers need to note what can happen when public services are being delivered by non-government but heavily government-dependent organisations.

Our People

Back to Nepal for Nelson director

First Steps Himalaya charity director Durga Aran

11:07 AM  The Nepalese director of a Nelson based charity heads home to get children back to school after devastating earthquakes.  

The man behind Garin's school of rock

Teacher Kyle Proffit has already helped shape one of the country's biggest musical groups.

Shanna Robb and Rory Boyd with their children Saskia Boyd, 1, Brooklyn Boyd, 5, and Mackenzie Boyd, 3.

'Safe' Budget good but could be better

Nelson family pleased to see improvements for lower income workers, but believe more could be done.

Rugby

Tickets still available for Crusaders match

Nelson fans show their support for the Crusaders in 2011, the last time they played a Super Rugby competition match at Trafalgar Park .

Tickets are still available for the pivotal Super Rugby clash between the Crusaders and Hurricanes at Trafalgar Park in Nelson next week.

Waimea and Wanderers a class apart

The two W's, Waimea Old Boys and Wanderers, came over the Whangamoas and had big wins in Marlborough.

Waimea Old Boys first five Rohan Saifoloi gets monstered by Wanderers No 8 Jordan Harvey at Trafalgar Park on Saturday during the first day of
Nelson senior club rugby for the new season.

Wanderers chasing important win

Beat Moutere in Saturday's penultimate round of the Tasman Trophy and Wanderers guarantee themselves a place in the final

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