Crash 'could have been worse'

Quick-thinking truckie avoids head-on collison

A truck driver says he was forced to swerve off the road in an attempt to avoid a head-on crash.
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Hotel plan for Mapua

Plans for a boutique hotel in the Mapua Leisure Park have gained resource consent.

Council calls in cops over debt

Council to consult police to see if action can be taken against Everyman owner over unpaid debt.

Birds returning as fence goes up

Slowly, native birds are returning to the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, safely behind a a $4.7 million pest-proof fence.

Cyclist's death shocks family

Nelson man who died mountain biking in Queenstown devoted to his family and the outdoors, friend says.

Dead Tauranga Bay kayaker named

West Coast man Christopher Black drowned while kayaking off Tauranga Bay near Westport.

Centre to be school's Maori heart

Motueka High School has raised $468,000 toward building a new cultural education centre that will be the heart of the school's efforts to raise Maori student achievement.

Computers returned to Grey Power

Nelson Grey Power's computers have been returned to its Stoke office.

Caution over home accord

Food for paint swap success

Brendon who?

Ben Wiseman probably wasn't the most deserving winner of a bat signed by Brendon McCullum in a Nelson College fundraiser - the teenager doesn't really like cricket.

Scots desperate for Saxton victory

A win over a test playing nation in Nelson would easily make up for the heartbreak of a loss to Afghanistan, says Scotland captain Preston Mommsen .

Nelson make most of touch time

There was nothing complacent about Nelson College's performance at the Tasman touch championship on Sunday

Waimea Gold shines even brighter

College students take to the greens

Squance obliterates opposition

Once Hayden Squance got on his bike - his favoured leg - it was game over in yesterday's Andrew Jones memorial triathlon.

Folk music 'different beast'

They have toured all over the world but musical couple Emily Smith and Jamie McClennan will always make time to play in New Zealand.

Photos speak for themselves

This is an exhibition of quality and intellectual acuity; exhibitions that are often sadly lacking in Nelson’s rather conservative art scene.

The Kurnel comes home

Return to Nelson an odd feeling

Great expectations but it's boring

Film reviewer Matt Lawrey on the blockbuster erotic thriller that's about as arousing as a trip to Mitre 10.

Really, you shouldn't have . . .

Public displeasure at yet another whizzbang increase in our politicians' pay is reliably worsened by the horribly out-of-tune chorus of regret from the recipients.

TPPA threatens Pharmac's right to choose drugs

Arthritis is an innocuous word for an illness that causes so much grief.

Foreign land register sensible move

Nelson a Shangri-La?

Peters spices up by-election

NZ First leader Winston Peters knows a by-election will give him some valuable exposure early in the electoral cycle

Service honours fallen soldier

Special Ngatimoti service honours New Zealand's first fallen soldier in WWI, Private William Ham.

Locally grown veges voted tops

Two local growers were recognised as some of the best in the business at the Farmers' Markets New Zealand summer food awards.

Law takes on a mountain of a challenge

Fa'avae targets Coast to Coast

First casualty from Nelson

A 100-year-old photo has been discovered in time to mark NZ's first casualty during World War I.

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