Milo Cawthorne and Kimberley Crossman star in the Kiwi horror comedy Deathgasm.

Director discusses his demons

A new Kiwi comedy horror film has a Nelson connection and is set to make its NZ debut.

Boat puts out Mayday

French Pass between D'Urville Island and the top of the South Island.

Five people - one with a broken leg - on boat taking on water near D'Urville Island.

Women on burglary charges

Two women due in court after fleeing from a crashed car that was being chased by police.

Man given 'impossible job'

Forestry worker asked to do "impossible" job before fatal accident, inquest hears.

Student off to UN summit

A Richmond teenager with dreams of life as a diplomat is set for a stint with the Model UN.

Makos mauled by Manawatu

It's only preseason, but the decisive 47-19 rugby loss to the Manawatu Turbos still stung.

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News

Life Linc offers help for couples

Life Linc clinical manager Harriet Denham in her Life Linc office.

Nelson service Life Linc has taken on couples counselling after the demise of Relationships Aotearoa.

Kids drop choc for healthy fundraiser

Instead of the usual chocolate bars, Hampden St school pupils are selling toothbrushes to raise funds.

Reusable coffee cup a winner

Students warm to new home

Sport

Jacks race past Richmond

Jacks centre Jodi Hikuroa-Jeffrey in action against Richmond at Saxton Stadium.

The secret weapon, Jodi Hikuroa-Jeffrey, has struck again.

Tasman under-19 squad named

Tasman under-19 representative rugby squad 2015

Four year old Senan, left, and his two year old brother Jago Doherty get Trent Renata's autograph during the Makos Family Fun Day at Trafalgar Park.

Tasman Makos sign Trent Renata

The Tasman Makos' 2015 ITM Cup rugby squad now has another champion Highlander in its midst following the signing of fullback Trent Renata.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Deathgasm director discusses demons

Milo Cawthorne and Kimberley Crossman star in the Kiwi horror comedy Deathgasm.

Kiwi comedy horror film Deathgasm has a Nelson connection and is set to make its New Zealand debut.

Dress up those bare patches with containers

Container grown plants are an ideal way of taking the bare look off entranceways, patios, and decks, and providing a link from the garden to the house.

Tetra band members Emma Common, Lara Cammock, Madi Fulton Buckle and Carmen Puklowski of Nelson College for Girls, after winning first place for the band category at the Smokefreerockquest Nelson finals held at the Theatre Royal.

Nelson bands in Rockquest top 20

Talented musicians from Nelson have jammed their way into the country's top 20 bands at this years Smokefree Rockquest.

Opinion

Of cats and men

Judge Fabrice Calmes of France judges a Russian Blue cat at the Nelson Cat Show held at Hope Hall, Nelson.

Surrounded by fluffy felines in the Hope Hall, a visiting French cat judge acknowledged his friends and family found his hobby a bit crazy.

Close the nose and open the eyes

When people say India is in your face, they aren't joking.

Popcorn is part of the movie experience for many, but littering is never okay.

Movie litterbugs bug me

 All sorts of people seem to think it's okay to make as big a mess as they like whenever they catch a movie.

Our People

Kroos seeks perfection

Rhythmic gymnast Gracie Kroos, 15, trains at the Nelson College for Girls gymnasium.

The fear of failure is what strives Gracie Kroos to be perfect on the floor.

'Superstar' sisters step it up video

Nelson sisters take home national hip-hop honour at the Viva Street New Zealand Dance Summit.

Britta Martin wins Ironman Western Australia.

Britta left sweating on Kona

Elite Ironman competitor Britta Martin has a big dream, and that is success at the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii in October.

Rugby

Tasman Makos sign Trent Renata

Former Otago player Trent Renata has signed with the Tasman Makos.

The Tasman Makos' 2015 ITM Cup rugby squad now has another champion Highlander in its midst following the signing of fullback Trent Renata.

Chance for potential Tasman Makos to show wares

The payoff for compelling club form is about to be rewarded as the Tasman Makos rugby selectors cast their eye over the province's emerging talent.

Tasman's David Havili moves the ball in Wednesday's loss to Manawatu.

Makos mauled by Manawatu

It's only preseason, but Wednesday's decisive 47-19 rugby loss to the Manawatu Turbos still stung.

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