Goalkeeper Coey Turipa scored a freekick deep in stoppage time as Nelson Suburbs beat Coastal Spirit 1-0.

Keeper scores dramatic winner

Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Coey Turipa steps up to take a freekick deep into stoppage time - and scores.

Taking life in his feet video

Author Rod Haines with his book Armless not Brainless at Page & Blackmore Booksellers.

Former city councillor Rodney Haines' autobiography republished in hard copy.

Focussed on inequality

Mayoral contender Pete Rainey announces plans to refocus on social support if elected.

Richmond and Nelson merger? 

Ken Beck has seen a lot of change in his 92 years.

'Risky' buyers worry

More buyers forgo pre-purchase property checks to compete in hot housing market.

Alice's adventures in politics

At 92, long-time Alice Wylie has plenty of political stories to tell.

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News

Bullying: NZ leads the world

"You have to write a note and die to prove a point [about bullying]."

Office bullying is the second worst in the developed world - and that's nothing to be proud of.

Business matters

Loveday workers step up, lemonade going overseas, Labour MPs coming and more space for Stirling.

Region has better chance of survival

Cancer drugs up for discussion

Sport

Seals advance to cup final

Hamish Lewis of the Nelson Suburbs Seals in action during their Tasman Trophy semifinal against Richmond Athletic.

Callum Rollo scored what will go down as one of the goals of the season as the Suburbs Seals beat Richmond Athletic to reach the final of the Tasman Trophy.

Titans off the mark

Tasman Titans hooker Sunny Morgan celebrates after scoring during the team's 32-14 win over the West Coast Chargers.

A much improved defensive performance key as the Tasman Titans oust the West Coast Chargers 32-14.

Griffins lose to Otago B

Tasman Griffins' flanker Te Puoho Stephens crosses the tryline in the tackle of Otago B 's Sale Halaleva at Jubilee Park ...

The Tasman Griffins have lost 32-29 loss to a nuggety Otago B side in their South Island championship rugby match.

Keeper scores dramatic winner

Goalkeeper Coey Turipa scored a freekick deep in stoppage time as Nelson Suburbs beat Coastal Spirit 1-0.

Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Coey Turipa steps up to take a freekick deep into stoppage time - and scores.

Nelson College dare to dream again video

Nelson College's David Maisey in action against Christchurch Boys' High School.

Just like MAGS did in 2008 and 2009, Nelson College are aiming to go back-to-back at the New Zealand secondary schools football championships.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

A cracking night of polished perfection

The Nutcracker ballet dancers, from left Michelle Purves, Jesse Campbell, Sasha Ulsaker.

REVIEW: I doubt you could see The Nutcracker Suite at this level of professionalism anywhere else in the world for only $20.

New York and all that jazz

New York-based Kiwi jazz organist Adrienne Fenemor who grew up in Nelson.

Nelson woman Adrienne Fenemor almost abandoned her dream of becoming a musician during her first year at university.

Rock and rugby join forces

Snaparock promoter Barry Galbraith, top and Tasman Makos player Tim O'Malley combine will both be hoping for a strong ...

Rock and seafood festival Snapafest adds shark to menu after hooking up with the Makos.

Pattern animals fascinate

Bonnie Coad at work in her studio, using pattern pieces and vibrant colours.

Bonnie Coad's exhibition of quirky animal pattern artwork paints the town in colours and witty quips.

Esteemed Maori writer guest at festival

Witi Ihimaera will launch the Page & Blackmore Readers and Writers as guest speaker at the 2016 Nelson Arts Festival in ...

One of New Zealand's most celebrated writers, Witi Ihimaera, is opening Page & Blackmore's Readers and Writers at this year's Nelson Arts Festival.

Opinion

Hero in a half-shell mussel

New Zealand is apparently famous for its half-shell mussels.


Mussels on a barbeque at the Blessing of the Fleet at the ...

OPINION: "So what do you think of New Zealand? Have you been here before?"

Beginning of the end?

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Minister of Education, Patricia Hekia Parata meets with Horowhenua school ...

How the education minister ensure the checks and balances are sufficiently robust ?

Confessions of my self imposed news ghetto

The writer admits despite the plethora of information out there - she does not consume the news.

OPINION: I'm about to bite the media hand that feeds me by admitting that I don't read newspapers.

Counting your blessings down on the farm

Joyce Wyllie of Kaihoka collects her fresh fish from the mudflats.

OPINION: To be thankful and focus on good things doesn't change circumstance but does alter outlook and impact on others.

Stoking fires of progress

A meeting of key players at the site of the Stoke community centre development at Greenmeadows in April this year.

It's been referred to as the forgotten suburb, but to treat it as such would be a mistake.

Our People

Alice's adventures in politics

Alice Wylie has rubbed shoulders with many of New Zealand's leaders - past and present.

At 92, long-time National Party member and local body politician Alice Wylie has plenty of stories to tell.

Business matters

Loveday Clinic associates, Adam Mokhtar, chiropractor and Norreen Macdonald, naturopath and Bioresonance Therapy.

Loveday workers step up, lemonade going overseas, Labour MPs coming and more space for Stirling.

Ex-engineer tips Richmond-Nelson merger

Ken Beck wants Rabbit Island left unchanged.

Ken Beck has seen a lot of change in his 92 years.

Teen stranded in tent at sea video

Meg Parfitt, left, Jesse White,  Kirsty Fern, and Jayden Walker, take a group photo before they head their separate ways.

Nelson's Meg Parfitt "drew the short straw" to be marooned on a barge while her friends holiday in Fiji.

Young stars impress at Bandquest gallery

First place winners, DNA, of Nelson Intermediate, during the Nelson Rockshop Bandquest 2016 in the Theatre Royal on ...

Wannabe rock stars took the stage to show off their skills at the Rockshop Bandquest regional finals.

Rugby

Griffins lose to Otago B

Tasman Griffins' flanker Te Puoho Stephens crosses the tryline in the tackle of Otago B 's Sale Halaleva at Jubilee Park ...

The Tasman Griffins have lost 32-29 loss to a nuggety Otago B side in their South Island championship rugby match.

Makos are 'little brother' no longer

The return of Marty Banks, pictured in action at Makos training on Wednesday, has provided a boost for the Tasman Makos ...

 Canterbury may have won seven out of the past 10 national provincial championship rugby finals, but Tasman have nothing to fear from their southern rivals.

Loving life in red

Tasman Makos back Keiron Fonotia.

T​his week, in our series talking to Tasman Makos players, we chat to powerful backline player Keiron Fonotia.

Tasman steal last-gasp win

Lock Alex Ainley lunges across for Tasman's match-winning try in their NPC clash with Waikato.

The Tasman Makos have secured an important 24-19 NPC rugby win over Waikato in Blenheim.

Makos win, but must improve

Tasman Makos' halfback Finlay Christie, a strong contender for man of the match, makes a break.

Well ... it's a start.

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