Sure to win, and to lose

Family loyalties divided over cup final clash

Whatever the result of the ITM Cup final on Saturday night, Ray and Viv Marshall will be winners.
Civic House

Relief for fraud victims

Clients of Nelson fraudster Tony Mount feel relieved and vindicated at his conviction.

Resident fuming over NCC smoke

Civic House Plumes of black smoke billowing from Civic House prompt accusations of hypocrisy over council woodburner regulations.

Council cracks down on campers

Freedom campers will be sent packing from Millers Acre, with the city council enforcing round-the-clock restrictions.

Man stabbed in unprovoked attack

A man was stabbed in the neck in an apparently unprovoked attack at a Motueka pub.

'Right time' to bow out - principal

College principal says to stepping down after 12 years is a 'gut-wrenching' decision.

Loyal fans see off players

Tasman MPs It was Fins Up as pumped-up Tasman Makos players headed to New Plymouth for their big match final.

New recession looming

A leading economist warns of a potential recession in New Zealand within two years.

Restored building opens

Kahurangi gateway to be unveiled

Civic House

Joyful celebration for Diwali

Two hundred people crowded onto the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology student centre lawn in Nelson to embrace the vibrant colours and sounds of the Diwali celebrations yesterday evening.

Revenge motivating Makos

Makos graphic Winning the championship against any opposition would be sweet, but the opportunity to do it against Taranaki would be even sweeter.

Five-pointers far from Squire's mind

With only tomorrow's premiership final against Taranaki left for Liam Squire to score his first try of the season, the clock's ticking.

Taranaki at full strength for final

Pritchard shakes off early season rust

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Brotherly love on backburner

Brothers Tom and James Marshall will go at it again tomorrow in New Plymouth, this time with the premiership title on the line.

Nelson hatches sitcom plan

A group of Nelson film makers are kickstarting the Nelson television industry by creating their very own sitcom pilot.

Two bands, two styles

It is courageous to stage a concert for two bands with entirely different styles, and the man to pull it off is the charismatic Mike Nock.

A reminder of music’s reach

Retro sounds get vineyard moving

Getting a taste of the region

Wine writer Neil Hodgson has some fine suggestions for Labour Weekend jaunts in Nelson's wine country.

Disregard for free flow of information

CHILD GENERIC Official advice to the Government on poverty was bound to raise hackles, once the documents were flushed into the open.

Power play and shades of grey

Leading a group united largely by age, and therefore of widely disparate views, will always have its challenges.

Food hype is hard to digest

Trust's downfall a shame


Paws for thought

ouncil figures have shown dog registrations are bounding away, up more than 300 from a year ago.

Fins up as fans relish victory

Makos hammerheads The Nelson Mail went behind the scenes at the biggest match in the Tasman Makos' history to report on the night from three different perspectives.

Nelson duo up for awards

Nelson duo Broods have received three nominations in the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Fa'avae's heart set on big finish

Izzy wants to be some body

Cory Brown

Nayland mates in the States

Alex Ridsdale and Cory Brown were team-mates at Nayland College. Now, four years later and more than 13,000 kilometres away they're teaming up again at a university in Cincinnati. Phillip Rollo reports.

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