Stoke couple flees house fire

Homeowners 'have nothing left'

The owners of a Stoke house completely destroyed by fire have escaped unharmed.

'Keep searching'

Parents of missing Dutch tourist Ken Boogers say they will not leave New Zealand until their son is found.

Alcohol ad proposals spark alarm

Proposed alcohol advertising bans could have a big impact on Nelson.

Quake-prone buildings to be fortified

Councillors agree to keep former Hunting & Fishing building standing while review is completed.

Falcons face a money red card

Nelson Marlborough Falcons make desperate last-ditch attempt to ensure survival.

Practical skills help Sallies chief

After years spent fixing cars and patrolling Gisborne's streets, Kevin Waugh has found his calling.

Suspicious scrub fire at beach

A suspicious fire burnt an area by a children's playground and beach cafe at Tahunanui on Wednesday night.

Stolen iPads sold on Facebook

Nelson 'garage sale' Facebook page used to sell stolen iPads at suspiciously low prices.

Concern over DHB's meal changes

Plan to link hospitals

Auction to help Deanna

A silent auction at Richmond cafe Sinful Coffee on Saturday for cancer battler Deanna Marsden falls days before her surgery and seventh birthday.

Nelson looking for new coach

The Nelson Cricket Association is in the market for a new senior coach following Garry MacDonald's decision to step down after two seasons.

Nelson crews make Maadi semifinals

Ten Nelson College crews will contest semifinals after more success on the third day of the Maadi Cup.

Two Tasman teams left in top rank

Wallow in the glory but spare a thought for SA

Champion Rabbits are a new breed

The Richmond Rabbits are itching to get out on the field after being forced to sit out last weekend's Tasman Rugby League opening round.

Record crowd for beer fest

Nelson's annual craft beer and music festival MarchFest is making a habit of breaking attendance records.

X-Factor winner to headline YouthFest

Jackie Thomas, 2013 X-Factor winner, will perform at a youth festival in Nelson's Morrison Square.

Colourful winter at Daniels show

Container helps choir move

Nelson's best hot cross bun

Whose hot cross buns should you eat on Good Friday?

Staff 'scared' to serve pregnant women

You know hysteria over alcohol has reached an entirely new level when a waitress refuses to serve a glass of sparkling wine to a pregnant woman.

Proposed cafe move all at sea

At first blush, the proposal to spend hundreds of thousands to move a popular city restaurant 5m out to sea is absurd.

Nelson's best hot cross bun

Poachers putting many at risk

Parents deny bigger lessons

The St Bede's parents no doubt thought they were supporting their sons. But what are the lessons?

Mini set for maximum trip

Motueka couple Shelley Diamond and Quintin Ewers will make the 2500km Goodbye Pork Pie journey from Kaitaia to Invercargill to raise funds for charity.

'It was very, very scary'

As the full force of cyclone Pam wreaked havoc on Vanuatu, A Nelson family feared their shelter would be destroyed.

Trip to Antarctic was life-changing

Cyclist takes on Everest challenge

'The man who built the port'

Port Nelson was a collection of old wharves off Wakefield Quay, and Haven Rd ran beside the sea when Dan Calwell was appointed Nelson Harbour Board engineer in 1948.

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