Boxing gym a knockout

'He is a different boy'

A Nelson boxing gym doesn't teach kids how to fight - it teaches them how to live.
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Bids for road called

Southern Link arterial route takes "significant step" forward with the NZTA calling for design tenders.

Search resumes for fisherman

A man is missing presumed drowned after a fishing expedition went horribly wrong.

Golfers raise alarm

A fisherman has gone missing at a river mouth near Nelson this afternoon. 

New twist in contamination saga

Hundreds of Mapua residents have nasty Christmas surprise - a notice that their homes may be on toxic land.

Battled cancer to finish degree

Mother of six graduated with bachelor of applied social science after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in her final year.

Happy graduates take to streets

Learning is work and work is learning, 400 graduates told as they step out with new qualifications.

Chemical pourer punished

Man who poured hazardous chemical on clothing rack sentenced to community work.

Brash seeks inquiry into Ellis case

Norris loses search order appeal

Wisdom for young travellers in ebook

Pair of globetrotting Kiwis pen guide for young backpackers who want to explore the world but aren't sure where to start.

Glove at first sight

Reality has dawned for competitors in next year's Fight 4 Victory. Training is under way and there will be no backing out now.

Bauer on break after big year

Takaka's Jack Bauer knows the true value of down time although his return home's proving almost as hectic as life in the saddle.

Extra time for Giants faithful

Searle relishes big chill

Nelson pair wild cards

Nelson-Hinemoa's Annie Henry and Richmond's Sheryl Wheeler were among 40 players selected to contest the fifth women's world golf croquet championships.

Christmas favourite with a twist

Cinderella will go to the ball . . . and you will have a ball, if you get down to The Theatre Royal and see Cinderella Goes To Bollywood.

New restaurant put to the test

Urban is Matt and Tania Bouterey's new base in the central city - perfect for catching up with friends, or your husband.

Grammy nod surprises artist

Sibling revelry

Summer art workshops

Summer has arrived and you have time on your hands. If lying on the beach isn't your cup of tea, how about a two, three or four-day intensive art workshop?

Don't plaster over dam's cracks

Amid the chorus of disapproval, The Tasman District Council must make a much more watertight case for the Waimea Community Dam.

Cruel lesson in nature

Cats do what they're biologically programmed to do, which is hunt and kill.

Cats help us hunt predators

Good news for housing

No time to hide on climate change

We ranked better than Australia on the Climate Change Performance Index, but there's nothing to be smug about.

Quake survivor in Sydney siege

The Sydney hostage siege was the second time Oliver Whalley had been caught in crisis, but this time he could call home.

Sibling revelry

After a remarkable year and tours of America and Australia, Nelson band Broods are happy to be back on home soil and excited about their homecoming gig.

Young queen of the beach

Spreading the science bug

Olympics ultimate goal for rower

Teen rower Olly Stephens was named sportsman of the year at the Tasman secondary schools sports awards for his efforts on the world stage and for the two medals he won at the Maadi Cup.

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