Fins up as fans relish victory

Big win seen from stands, bar and sidelines

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.
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Want to fly to the final?

An urgent message is going out to Tasman Makos fans wanting to fly to Saturday’s NPC final in New Plymouth.

Refinery's demise major loss - Thorn

X-factor The future of Nelson's Refinery Art Space is in doubt after the Kahurangi Employment Trust was put into liquidation.

Water leak drains school's funds

Council's decision to charge school for water leaks will hurt education, says principal.

Free parking ends, new trial begins

Free parking in Nelson CBD has ended and been replaced with a new first hour free trial.

Rush-hour rat run to be closed

Nelson drivers who try to cheat morning traffic will be stopped in their tracks by a roadblock.

Raffle launched to buy Angus painting

Hone Ma Heke The Suter Christmas Hamper Raffle, featuring luxury items donated by Nelson businesses, launched to help buy Rita Angus The Apple Pickers.

Fins up as fans relish victory

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.

NMIT campus shows off its wares

'Perfect storm' a breeze

Winds of Time

Magical display lights up festival

Something magical is happening at the entrance to Founders Heritage Park.

Girl power rules on opening night

Dave McSherry The racer they were all chasing on the opening night of Nelson's speedway season was a 21-year-old woman, who is half the person she was this time last year.

Christie injects pride in the jersey

Inspirational Tasman Makos captain Shane Christie has taken his leadership credibility to another level after he required painkilling injections to see out Saturday's epic ITM Cup semifinal win over Canterbury.

Falcons unbeaten after three

ACOB grind Motueka down to top table

Marty Banks

Mighty Makos might make history

Tasman are one win away from becoming the first team to win the championship and premiership titles in consecutive seasons.

Peace in light and shadows

anne rush Lucent means glowing or giving off light. Anne Rush's latest installation does this.

Running the rule over broadcasting

Karyn Hay, from Radio Live, summed up when she stated "Radio New Zealand [RNZ] is there for citizens, not just consumers".

Nelson duo up for awards

Standing ovation at skills

Ben Hunt

Foursome full of fun

The Modern Maori Quartet delivers on every level, and makes a fearsome festival opener. Hard acts to follow don't come much harder.

No room for Kiwi complacency

Could this be the big one? Already the World Health Organisation is putting the Ebola deathrate in West Africa at a terrifyingly high 70 per cent.

Hard Labour ahead

Labour's message has become as fractured as its leadership.

Cheaper to stay on benefit than to learn more

Campaign shouldn't be needed

Chopper needs our support

It's a touch ironic that the very service that provides a lifesaving service needs some rescuing itself.

Bus stop bride

Inga and Sebastien Gini Barefoot, with a wedding dress from an op-shop, a couple who met three months ago got married yesterday.

Jolted into new life by quake

Dulkara Martig is back in Nelson after the Christchurch earthquake propelled her into an outdoor odyssey.

Future bright for Quinten

Makos come first for proud dad

Allan Panting

Passion for sport led to medicine

Nelson orthopaedic surgeon Allan Panting stepped down this month after more than 40 years of practice. He spoke to Sarah Dunn.

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