Nayland students

Nayland split over uniforms video

11:32 AM  Students at Nayland College are divided over decision introduce uniforms.

Tributes flow for Alex

Alex Renton died on Wednesday night.

Tributes pour in for Nelson teen treated with cannabis who died yesterday.

Speedy Mini in new record bid video

A group of Nelson petrolheads are taking the world's fastest Mini back to Bonneville.

Moveable feast goes down a treat

10 min ago  A new progressive dinner saw diners enjoy three courses at three different restaurants.

Art brightens quake-prone building

Empty building brought to life with quirky new window artwork on Nelson's Bridge St.

New chapter for auction house

There are new owners of Lipscombe Auctioneers, a company that's been selling an eclectic range of objects for more than 50 years.

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News

Stoke Seniors pleased to see council plan

Deputy mayor Paul Matheson, second left, unveils the building plan  for Greenmeadows sports ground at Stoke to members of Stoke Seniors, from left, Pam Ball, Allen Johnson, John Haynes and Stan Miller.

Pensioners in the Nelson suburb of Stoke had plenty to say when they were give an early look at concept plans for a new community and sports complex.

Final three Red Devils cleared

Final three defendants linked to botched Red Devils operation in Nelson acquitted of all charges.

Council to stick with Roundup

Richmond water chlorine-free again

Sport

It's ball or nothing for Vukona

Mika Vukona has one weekend left in his Nelson Giants basketball career and he's hunting another national title.

Mika Vukona wraps up a long basketball career with the Nelson Giants this weekend. He wants a championship title as his last hurrah.

Godzone entries open

Entries have opened for the Godzone adventure race being held in the Tasman district next year and organisers say there has been "overwhelming" interest from people wanting to secure a limited spot at the starting line.

The Nelson College First XV celebrate a memorable 6-3 win over Wellington College in the Quadrangular Tournament final.

Nelson College are Quad champions

Nelson College broke a 14-year drought after beating Wellington College on their home to win the 89th annual Quadrangular Tournament rugby title on Wednesday.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Review: Love & Mercy

Paul Dano as Beach Boy Brian Wilson in Love & Mercy.

The really infuriating thing for artists is that sometimes you can get all the ingredients together for what should be a winning piece of work and still it falls flat.

Individuality show a hit video

A show written by two Nelson women about the power of being your unique self was a hit with the crowd.

Thai green curry is always a popular option as a winter warmer.

Please, sir, I want some more

Where do you go when it's cold outside and your tummy tells you it's lunch-time? Soup is a good winter option.

Opinion

Fairy-stories no basis for decisions

Stingrays are no spiritual guardian of our lagoons.

It's one thing to respect Maori heritage, but that doesn't mean deferring to folklore that we know to be absurd.

Global problems can be easier to solve than local ones

OPINION: So now Diego Maradona wants to stand for FIFA president.

Surely there are better things to do.

Aversion to domesticity is not my fault

 My standard of housework has always been abysmally low, but this winter it has plummeted way below the Good Housekeeping Bureau's plimsoll line.

Our People

College campaign keeps kids cosy

Nelson College for Girls students Niamh Berry-Kilgour, 16, left and Olivia Deakin who lead the Social Services committee collected funds and warm clothing for Keeping Kids Warm.

Students from Nelson College for Girls are working to keep local kids warm.

Cheesemakers want farmers to diversify

Two Takaka master cheesemakers are hoping to inspire a new generation into their craft.

Dan Kearney at Hire Pool in Stoke where he works.

Getting off the couch for Masters Games

Dan Kearney used to hate running but is now entering the Masters Games.

Rugby

'Wheels' gets his timing just right

Joe Wheeler, right, congratulates fellow Highlanders' lock Mark Reddish after their semifinal win over the Waratahs in Sydney last weekend.

Top level sport doesn’t offer up too many second chances, especially where injuries are concerned.

MacDonald in Maori ABs

Renwick hooker Quentin MacDonald was shocked when he found out through a friend on social media that he was back in New Zealand Maori team.

Tasman Makos fullback Robbie Malneek has signed on for his 10th season with the province.

Foundation player Malneek is a true Mako man

Robbie Malneek probably bleeds shark blood. He is Mako through-and-through.

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