Blue Lake a Kiwi jewel

'Very strong spiritual power'

It seems appropriate that one of NZ's greatest natural treasures is hard to find.
Blue Lake splash

Mountain biker dies

A 57-year-old Nelson man has died while cycling at a popular mountain biking park near Queenstown.

Ebola stint haunts

The memories that trouble David Oakes most from his time treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone are of the children.

New airline 'totally different'

New regional airline will learn from past failure and will not compete against Air NZ, says founder.

Kiwi's death in Cairns investigated

Police try to piece together the last minutes of former Nelson man's life before he was found on a street.

Scottish cricketers get Kiwiana fix

The Scotland cricket team was singing along to New Zealand anthems soon after arriving in Nelson.

Enthusiasts rebuild 'vanished' runabout

It has been a labour of love for Jeff and Les Stilwell, who have finished a replica of their father's American racing runabout.

Breeding oomph back into apples

Roxy and Big Daddy are set to make it big. They are colourful characters, and tasty.

Young swimmers take their chances

Nelson a Shangri-La?

Sublime wine, music

The annual Winery Tour has quickly become as Kiwi as pav, the All Blacks, and Dave Dobbyn's finely tuned heartstrings.

McBride unsure where she fits in

Nelson rower Zoe McBride will have to wait a little longer before she can map out her targets for 2015.

Kelly error allows Bone a first victory

There's something about a perfect sea swim. It's calm, There's a bit of current but not too much. It's a bit cloudy, so you're not squinting to see where to go.

Suburbs happy with 'messy' win

Kelly wins judo bronze

Fulton going for gold

The Tasman rider will be aiming high in the Calder Stewart Cycling Series, starting with round one in Oxford tomorrow.

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.

Nelson a Shangri-La?

I suspect I may be a Nelson Mother. Technically I'm a Motueka Father.

Editorial: MPs' pay rise can't be justified

The Remuneration Authority, formerly the Higher Salaries Commission, was set up to take the heat out of the sensitive subject of how much we pay our politicians.

No one answer to foreign driver issue

Vigilance and visibility key factors

Balance needed over cycleways

It's great that Nelson is making gains as a cycle-friendly city. Supporting this basic transportation mode makes sense for many reasons.

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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