Celia Allen, 12, of Broadgreen Intermediate School, has started a website for Found Teddybears.

Lost teddies to find their way home

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

$2m job on the rocks

The cliff face on Rocks Road is undergoing strengthening to keep motorists and cyclists safe.

A $2 million project is under way to prevent a major rock slide on the cliff-face of Rocks Rd.

Body in car 'not suspicious' video

Discovery of a body in a burnt out car near Nelson is not suspicious, police say.

Police seeking serial slasher

Several car tyres were punctured in a 'malicious' spree in Tahunanui on Tuesday.

Fence man humbled by support

Nelson man vows to continue his fight with city council over gaps in his fence.

TDC mulls broadband funding push

Council considering a application for rural broadband and mobile blackspot funds.

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A 'daunting, magical' climb gallery

The precarious route to Mount Owen is littered with sinkholes and shafts.

It's like Lord of the Rings meets Jurassic Park on the trail to Kahurangi National Park's highest peak.

Nine new principals for region

A tide is turning in Nelson-Tasman schools, with nine principals being replaced this year.

Taste of success for Baron

Musos unite for Suzi


2000 more tickets for Super Rugby clash

Temporary scaffolding is being installed at Trafalagar Park for the upcoming Crusaders and Hurricanes Super 15 clash.

Extra 2000 tickets released for the Crusaders vs Hurricanes clash at Trafalgar Park on May 29

Rising star becomes dual international

Max Darling isn't just king of the court. He's king of two.

Sam McKenzie won the 200m freestyle at the New Zealand age group swimming championships in Wellington.

Swimmers off to golden start

Nelson Marlborough swimmers have won four gold medals to get off to a flying start at the National Age Groups Championships.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

NZ Trio excites audience

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L/R Chamber Music New Zealand  Brodsky Quartet ,Daniel Rowland,Violin,  Ian Belton, Violin,  Paul Cassidy, Viola,  and Jacqueline Thomas on Cello  on stage at the Civic Theater in Invercargill.

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

Samba group wants more men

It is not just single women feeling the lack of men in Nelson.

Sanctuary is set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Sanctuary beautifully performed

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


Tackling heart disease

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

Let slip the guts of war

It's easier to have "guts" when it's not you, your son or daughter who's going to be shipped off to a war zone.

The Anzac Day at Tinui was attended by hundreds of people, many of whom made the trek up to the cross on Mt Maunsell afterwards.

Service at the heart of Anzac Day

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

Our People

Lost teddies to find their way home

Celia Allen, 12, of Broadgreen Intermediate School, has started a website for Found Teddybears.

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

New book on history of migrants

A new book by two Nelson authors details the rich history of Nelson's small but vibrant Italian community.

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Baron Hasselhoff's creator Clayton McErlane with his products; rosemary sea salt caramel, tonic espresso chocolate and brandy sozzled walnut and cherry truffle.

Taste of success for Baron

Clayton McErlane bakes thousands of goodies a week under the label Baron Hasselhoff's and is willing to teach others.


Scrum guru gives Tasman forwards a push

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

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

College rugby teams suffer losses

Nelson College and Waimea College slumped to second round losses in the UC Championship rugby competition.

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Waimea Old Boys #6 Jeff Lepa and #13 Luca Roden combine to stop Nelson lock Dan Climo during their match at Jubilee Park on Saturday.

Front runners remain unbeaten

Waimea Old Boys were asked some tough questions at Jubilee Park on Saturday.

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