12:24pm Motorists suspected of drink-driving can now have their fingerprints taken and stored on a police database in the upgraded Tasman Police booze bus.
12:35pm Jack Bauer took out top prize at last night's sports awards and dedicated it to his parents via video link, saying "this one is for you."
12:16pm Insurance company State's Nelson office has closed after 50 years with the loss of five jobs.
1:04pm Zumba dancers, children dressed as gifts, Talley's workers fishing for presents and two mad cows were among the delights at the Motueka Starlight Parade.
Two Nelson children can now go places they couldn't before, in their very own electric cars.
The Tasman Rugby Union still hopes to attract the Crusaders to Nelson despite speculation the Super Rugby franchise wants to stage a game in Fiji next season.
Go along to Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues expecting to hear Wang Dang Doodle and you'll be disappointed - but only for a moment or two.
While the fire danger ratings remain set on low, the top of the south generally has had less rain and more sun this year than usual, and the ground is already dry.
Today we begin the quest to find the Nelson Mail's Nelsonians of the Year.
Nelson College for Girls middle distance runner Jess Martin had scholarship offers from more than 20 different US universities before deciding to sign with Boston College
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