NZ Antique & Classic Boatshow organisers Pete Rainey, left and Glenn Common with the Seagull Race Prize, up for grabs at ...

Ready for classic splash

A hundred boats have already been entered for the Lake Rotoiti event.

Victim 'has flashbacks'

Mathew Buckingham, a former youth leader at a Nelson church, has been imprisoned for sexually violating a young girl.

A youth leader who won an award for his work with children has been jailed for sexually violating a young girl.

Million dollar question

Should the council spend $1m fixing the weed-infested Modellers Pond?

Cars torched after Subaru spree

A spate of Subaru thefts has left cars dumped and burnt out across Nelson.

Retrial for neighbours-at-war

A High Court judge has ordered a retrial over a neighbours-at-war dispute in Nelson.

Firefighters battle scrub blaze

Sparking power lines caused a roadside scrub fire near Collingwood on Tuesday evening.

Ad Feedback
News

Walkway ban under fire

Criticism over the consultation process for a change in access to the Maitai River Pathway has been heard at Nelson City ...

The controversial decision to ban cyclists from a section of the Maitai Walkway has flared again.

Retrial ordered for neighbours-at-war

A High Court judge has ordered a retrial over a neighbours-at-war dispute that lead to an assault with a weapon.

Still waiting, with 'baited' breath video

Firefighters battle scrub blaze

Sport

Overhaul won't stop cricket next season

Following the abandonded one-day international match at McLean Park, the ground's outfield will undergo an overhaul, ...

All going to plan, there will still be a full summer of cricket at McLean Park next season.

Clarkson back to cover Hay's absence

Hawke Cup

Josh Clarkson has some big shoes to fill for Nelson's Hawke Cup challenge.

Keane's departure could be one of many

Chiefs assistant coach Kieran Keane is embarking on a new challenge, taking up the head coaching role at Irish club Connacht.

OPINION: There's a strong chance there will be a complete wipe-out of all the Chiefs' coaches heading into 2018, writes Aaron Goile.

Keane ready to impart rugby knowledge to Connacht

Kieran Keane is heading to Connacht.

Kieran Keane's move to Irish club Connacht is likely to benefit both parties.

Christie in Chiefs contention

Finlay Christie joined the Chiefs after impressing for Tasman.

Young halfback can't believe he could potentially be lacing up for his Super Rugby debut against the Highlanders.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Film Society programme launched

Hippocrates screens at the Nelson Film Society

The Nelson Film Society begins its seventeenth season next Thursday at the Suter Theatre

Treasure trove of young talent

Pianist Deidre Irons introduced the young performers from the Adam Chamber Music Summer School.

Adam Summer School for Chamber Music, Finale Concerts, Sunday 19 February, Old St John's, reviewed by Ruth Allison.

From the Netherlands to Nelson

Ina and Addo Mulders with the Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Nelson they received on 8th December 1997.

Addo and Ina Mulders swapped the flat countryside of the Netherlands for the mountains of New Zealand 65 years ago.

From Hong Kong to Nelson

Alison Choy takes in the Nelson scenery.

For Alison and Apple Choy the move to Nelson from Hong Kong was more than just a culture shock.

Winery Tour's 10th anniversary

The audience at the 2017 Winery Tour try to stay dry in the light rain at Neudorf Vineyards.

This is the tenth year of The Winery Tour. Beautiful vineyard locations and top New Zealand musicians. It's a winning combination.

Opinion

Life lessons learned from our precious pooches

Dogs know that sometimes a warm body and simple wordless companionship is better than all the talk in the world.

Dogs know more than a thing or two and could teach us all a few lessons on how to lead happier lives.

The Tavich touch

Tasman United coach Davor Tavich watches on during their 2-1 win over Eastern Suburbs at Trafalgar Park.

Davor Tavich continues to show that Tasman United gave the wrong coach the job at the beginning of the season, writes Phillip Rollo.

From Bangalore to Bandung for UFB

Ultra fast broadband might speed up your downloads, but some people have found that the installation process can be ...

OPINION: Ultra fast broadband might speed up your downloads, but for some the installation process can be ultra slow.

Our 'Amazon-scale' environmental crisis

The heavy steel doors from trawling can damage and destroy extensive areas as they are dragged over the seabed.

Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.

Scratching my head over 'pilot whale'

A volunteer waters down a pilot whale stranded on Farewell Spit.

Opinion: If ever there was a classic misnomer, surely it is "pilot whale".

Our People

Unable to eat, fighting for life video

Georgie Ferris has more than 6000 treatment beads from her years of treatment for her digestive tract paralysis ...

Living on a diet of supplement drinks and weighing just 41kg, Georgie Ferris just wants her life back.

Man's best friend on road to recovery

Scooby the Great Dane and owners John and Joss Cumming.

Scooby the Great Dane continues to a be a huge help on his owner's journey back to health.

Nelson's army of Active Dads

Active Dads holds regular activities for Nelson dads and their children.

Putting fathers in the frame is one of the key aims of a Nelson parents group.

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Top marks for outstanding scholar

Nayland College principal Daniel Wilson said Elliot Cina was "an exceptional student who managed to achieve such a high ...

Former Nayland College student Elliot Cina has won one of NZ's top academic awards.

Rugby

Keane ready to impart rugby knowledge to Connacht

Kieran Keane is heading to Connacht.

Kieran Keane's move to Irish club Connacht is likely to benefit both parties.

Chiefs' Keane off to Connacht

Kieran Keane has been with the Chiefs for just over a year.

Ex-All Black Kieran Keane will leave Chiefs' assistant coach role to replace Pat Lam at Irish club.

Jack: Vickerman 'a good bastard' video

Chris Jack and Dan Vickerman locked in combat during a 2006 clash between the Crusaders and Waratahs.

Ex-All Black recalls locking horns with an old Wallabies foe, a "lovely guy" gone too soon.

Hames set for big role

Kane Hames will have an even bigger role to play at the Chiefs this year, with Mitchell Graham gone for the season.

After a whirlwind 2016 which included an All Blacks debut, Kane Hames is set to play a big role for the Chiefs this year.

Taufua returning to Tasman

Jordan Taufua, shown here in typical attacking mode for the Crusaders, is returning to Tasman.

Explosive loose forward Jordan Taufua is returning to the Tasman Makos.

Arts

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Romantic musical journey

Helene Pohl played one of Clara Schurmann's works in the Love Triangle concert.

Adam Chamber Music Concert Series

Buskers bring four days of fun

Buskers Alakazam Al Millar, left, Mat Ricardo and Kamikaze Fireflies Casey Martin and Rob Williams who are here for the ...

Nelson is in for a treat with buskers from all over the world coming together for a four day festival.

Singing for joy

Conductor Ben Parry of Britain in Nelson to conduct at the 17th annual Summer School at Teapot Valley.

Amateur singers from all over New Zealand came to Teapot Valley for a week of choral workshops culminating in a public concert.

Concert helping kids tune in

Natalie Mitchell, 7, left, and Rowan McFadden, 7, with Bob Bickerton at last year's Adam Chamber kids concert at Old St ...

Where does music come from? 

Young voices bring Sound of Music to life

Captain Von Trapp (Sam McIlroy) performing in the concert with his family before fleeing Austria, from Nelson Youth ...

REVIEW: Nelson Youth Theatre brings fun and a feel-good factor to their production of the classic musical.

Ad Feedback
special offers
Family Notices

Celebrations

X

View births, marriages and celebrations from around the region

Death notices

X

View obituaries from around the region

Digital Editions

Admire

X

Nelson's newest lifestyle magazine

Motoring Plus

X

Your local guide to motoring

Ad Feedback