Nerelle Gundry of Nelson College for Girls after her presentation of Skye, energy drink to the judges at the Top of the South Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme Dragons' Den held at the Theatre Royal.

Energy drink pitched to Dragons

A new energy drink was one idea pitched to a panel of judges at Nelson's Dragon's Den. 

Groups facing eviction

Trafalgar Centre and Rutherford Park.

Clock ticking for groups whose buildings are "in the wrong place".

Nelson Mail writers win awards

Journalist Charles Anderson wins national features awards at Canon Media Awards. 

Man denies intimate recordings

Babysitters and colleagues say a Nelson man made secret intimate recordings of them.

Nelson's school of rock

Garin College Teacher Kyle Proffit has inspired a wave of sucess at Smokefreerockquest.

Your views on 'give and take' Budget

Local community and business leaders rate this year's Budget, scoring it out of 10.

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Offenders enjoy work on D'Urville

Offenders on community sentences working on D'Urville Island.

Ten offenders on community sentences in Nelson have completed a week long beautification project on D’Urville Island.

New Richmond sections snapped up

Richmond subdivision set to go on sale, with plenty of interest in sections costing from $225,000 to $300,000.

'Safe' Budget good but could be better

Walkway to be widened


It's never too late to give it a go

Under 13 swimmers enter the water in the Andrew Jones Memorial Triathlon at Rabbit Island.

Good news for any current triathletes or even those runners, swimmers, cyclists or couch potatoes contemplating life as a triathlete.

Stoke score first win

It has taken just two weeks for Stoke Sun City Paint & Panel to snatch their first win.


Nelson girls' relay side pulls through

Relay depth proves decisive at Tasman secondary schools swimming champs.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

The man behind Garin's school of rock

The Peasants of Eden featuring Caleb and Georgia Nott play at the 2010 Smokefreerockquest in Nelson

Teacher Kyle Proffit has already helped shape one of the country's biggest musical groups.

What's on

Rockin at The Boathouse

Reagan Poynter, left, and James Cameron inside the control room of Bay City Sound Studio in Nelson.

New studio has history of hits

The gear captured OMC's world-wide sensation How Bizarre is the basis for a new recording studio in Nelson.


Relationship service a political football

The Relationships Aotearoa office on Beswick St, Timaru

Taxpayers need to note what can happen when public services are being delivered by non-government but heavily government-dependent organisations.

Housing accords ease pressure

The Government's housing accords - the latest just signed with Tasman District - are no panacea for the housing crisis. They were never intended to be.

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New Zealand beat South Africa by four wickets to reach first ever World Cup cricket final at Eden Park Auckland
crowd fly NZ flag

Time to flag costly diversion

s there any justification for spending this much money on an issue so many Kiwis respond to with a tired yawn?

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'Safe' Budget good but could be better

Shanna Robb and Rory Boyd with their children Saskia Boyd, 1, Brooklyn Boyd, 5, and Mackenzie Boyd, 3.

Nelson family pleased to see improvements for lower income workers, but believe more could be done.

Mystery illness leaves teen in coma

Family of Nelson teenager in coma celebrated his birthday with him but still don't know what caused his condition.

Georgia Nott of Broods performs at the Theatre Royal in Nelson

The man behind Garin's school of rock

Teacher Kyle Proffit has already helped shape one of the country's biggest musical groups.


Tickets still available for Crusaders match

Nelson fans show their support for the Crusaders in 2011, the last time they played a Super Rugby competition match at Trafalgar Park .

Tickets are still available for the pivotal Super Rugby clash between the Crusaders and Hurricanes at Trafalgar Park in Nelson next week.

Waimea and Wanderers a class apart

The two W's, Waimea Old Boys and Wanderers, came over the Whangamoas and had big wins in Marlborough.

Waimea Old Boys first five Rohan Saifoloi gets monstered by Wanderers No 8 Jordan Harvey at Trafalgar Park on Saturday during the first day of
Nelson senior club rugby for the new season.

Wanderers chasing important win

Beat Moutere in Saturday's penultimate round of the Tasman Trophy and Wanderers guarantee themselves a place in the final

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