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Nelson adventurer Dulkara Martig.

Quake survivor heads to Alaska

12:55 PM  Nelson woman Dulkar Martig has gone from surviving the Nepal earthquake one week, to kayaking in Alaska the next.

Councillors get pay rise

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Brook Waimarama Sanctuary General Manager Hudson Dodd, left, Nelson mayor Rachel Reese, Tasman mayor Richard Kempthorne and Derek Shaw at the entrance to the sanctuary.

12:55 PM  Nelson and Tasman councillors and mayors will take home more cash next year.

Sexual assault case dropped

Police will take no further action in relation to reported sex attack on the Maitai walkway.

NCC urged to back motorsport park

A motorsport park Facebook campaign sparked more than 20 per cent of submissions to Nelson's long term plan.

Concerns over Maitai walkway plan

Turning Maitai Walkway into a cycle route is a bad idea, say Friends of the Maitai.

From bench-warmer to the Super 15

Motueka boy David Havili dreamed of being a pro rugby player. Now, at 20, he is one.

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Clowning around for festival goers

Olli Ricken wearing the red nose with the participants in the clown workshop she ran at the Nelson Fringe Festival at The Refinery.

The sound of laughter rang around the Refinery Art Space during a clown workshop at the Nelson Fringe Festival.

Victory postal services reopen

Victory has its post shop back after being without a postal service for the past two years.

Retro bike ride returns

Museum brings war tech to Tasman schools

Sport

Nelson big challenge for Central

Tasman Rugby Union chief executive Andrew Flexman left, and Graeme Vining of Bayleys Realty Group with the Bays Tasman Trophy.

Nelson will head into Saturday's Tasman Trophy club rugby clash with Central at Trafalgar Park with a degree of confidence.

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Giants guard DeRonn Scott has bought into the team-first philosophy as he learns his trade in the NBL.

David Havili of the Crusaders runs in a try during the Investec Super Rugby game between the Crusaders v Cheetahs at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

From school bench-warmer to Crusaders

David Havili used to dream of becoming a professional rugby player. Now, at just 20, he is one.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

All in the Timing

REVIEW: This was an hour of fun, clever timing and quick repartee.

Sanctuary beautifully performed

This little play sits nicely, nested in the programme of events in this year's Nelson Fringe Festival.

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NZ Trio excites audience

There was satisfaction in exploring new sounds from traditional instruments and listening to the amazing technique of the NZ Trio.

Opinion

Coroners' role should not be diluted

Neil MacLean reveals the difficulties he has faced in urging some organisations to take heed of certain recommendations during his eight-year tenure as Chief Coroner.

12:49 PM  Retiring Chief Coroner Judge Neil MacLean expressed concerns early this year that coroners would lose their powers in a review of the Coroners Act.

Service at the heart of Anzac Day

The April 25 pilgrimage to Tinui has become an annual ritual for us.

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Tackling heart disease

If you are going to have a heart attack then the Nelson region is the place to have it.

Our People

Quake survivor heads to Alaska

Nelson adventurer Dulkara Martig.

12:55 PM  Nelson woman Dulkara Martig has gone from surviving Nepal's earthquake one week, to kayaking in Alaska the next.

Lost teddies to find their way home

Twelve-year-old techie launches website to reunite tots with their long-lost teddy bears.

David Havili of the Crusaders runs in a try during the Investec Super Rugby game between the Crusaders v Cheetahs at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

From school bench-warmer to Crusaders

David Havili used to dream of becoming a professional rugby player. Now, at just 20, he is one.

Rugby

From school bench-warmer to Crusaders

David Havili of the Crusaders runs in a try during the Investec Super Rugby game between the Crusaders v Cheetahs at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

David Havili used to dream of becoming a professional rugby player. Now, at just 20, he is one.

A weekend feast of free-flowing rugby

11 min ago  This past weekend of rugby was one out of the box for Makos coach Kieran Keane.

All Blacks scrum coach Mike Cron visited the Tasman Rugby Union on Monday evening.

Scrum guru gives Tasman forwards a push

Tasman forwards, coaches and referees got a push from one of the best in the business on Monday night.

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