Markus Erdmann and Vivian Escorsin are part of the entrepreneur group ...

Nelson: The new Silicon Valley?

Business group says Nelson has potential to become "start-up hub of New Zealand".

Doctor's costly error

Kenneth Michael Wolnak has admitted careless driving causing death and injury.

Heart surgeon ordered to pay $165,000 for causing two deaths in a horrific Nelson crash.

Flowers revive wartime memories

A Nelson man's souvenir from a WW1 battlefield stirs up two generations of memories.

New life for Anzac solider's Rolex

Harold Williams left a wartime watch to his family, now they have given it new life.

'Small reduction in responsibilities'

Nick Smith says he doesn't feel sidelined after losing out in the cabinet reshuffle.

Smith's demotion on drip-feed video

OPINION: The tougher and more "political" call in Monday's reshuffle was Nick Smith's demotion.

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Richmond remembers soldiers' sacrifice

Poppy laying during the Anzac Day service at War Memorial Gardens, Richmond.

Crowds overflowed into the streets around Richmond's war memorial gardens for the Anzac Day service.

Flowers revive wartime memories

A Nelson man's souvenir from a WW1 battlefield stirs up two generations of war memories.

Early risers honour the fallen video

Grape escape from unseasonal summer


Winning pair remain unbeaten

Mary Jordan, pictured, combined with Jean McKenzie  to win the Golden Bay-Motueka 2-4-2 Lew Inglis Memorial open pairs.

Jean McKenzie and Mary Jordan have completed a successful week of indoor bowls.

Suburbs up to fourth after vital win

Nelson Suburbs goalkeeper Corey Wilson stretches to clutch a cross against Ferrymead Bays.

Four points from two tough games constitutes 'a good weekend' for Nelson Suburbs.

Saints ease past Giants

Nelson Giants forward Finn Delany puts up a shot on Tuesday.

Depsite Finn Delany's best efforts he couldn't stop the Wellington Saints juggernaut from rolling on.

Hawkins wasn't pushed - Tactix boss

Sue Hawkins's tenure as Tactix coach is over.

After five losses, Mainland Tactix coach Sue Hawkins has stepped aside for the good of the team.

Climo set for new role

Tasman Rugby League's new club capability and development manager Duke Climo.

Duke Climo lives and breathes rugby league.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

True legends on the road...again

Brendan Dugan will perform alongside Gray Bartlett, Jody Vaughan and Eddie Low at Nelson's Theatre Royal on Sunday. ...

Country music legend Brendan Dugan will join a host of other Kiwi icons at the Theatre Royal this Sunday.

Driven, Motivated and Successful

Nelson athlete Paula Canning in action.

Katrina Tikey catches up with top runner Paula Canning to find out what keeps her going.

Shedding light on Maitai Caves

Elizabeth Bean emerges from the Maitai Caves.

In this week's Our Places Elizabeth Bean explores the caves in the Maitai Valley.

Anything goes in fine debut

A scene from Anything Goes, Nelson Youth Theatre's latest production.

Anything Goes at the Theatre Royal until April 29

Fringe festival gets arty

Fringe Festival Visual Arts Project artists, Karolina Gorton, Klaas Breukel, Gaelynne Pound, Sally Shaw, Yoshi, Ishna ...

In a Nelson Fringe Festival first, visual artists are responding to the Fringe's performing arts through a Visual Arts Project.


Perfect storm in a teacup

Former Cyclone Cook gave a lift to surfers at Mt Maunganui but its feared devastation did not eventuate.

OPINION: As summit meetings go, the invitation to Storm And A Teacup was less than riveting.

If it weren't for gumboots

John Clarke as Fred Dagg in 1978.

I bought a pair of gumboots the other week and all hell broke loose.  I would have bought just one, but they only sell them by the pair these days. 

Chef's new venture is in the bag

Pad Thai is just one of many delicious meals you can make at home thanks to the Inspire Meal Bags range.

Former Masterchef runner-up launches range of inspiring and simple meals you can create at home.

The powerful pull of the past

The wild beauty of French Pass.

Over the last few years, I've written a lot of columns about growing up at French Pass in the 1950s and 1960s.

Lost in transit

Gerard Hindmarsh's brush with United States border officials left was brutish and humiliating.

Columnist Gerard Hindmarsh shares a border security horror story from the land of the free.

Our People

New life for Anzac solider's Rolex

Joel Whitwell of Benjamin Black Goldsmiths and Jackie Cook with a World War I era Rolex watch. Cook asked the Goldsmiths ...

Harold Williams left a WWI Rolex for his family, now they have given it a new lease of life.

Nelson pilot's fatal final mission

One of the only surviving images of Second Lieutenant Jack Cock, Nelson's only aviation casualty of World War I.

Jack Cock came from one of Nelson's most well-respected families, took part in the Gallipoli landing and was Nelson's only WWI aviation casualty. This is his story.

Proud to be rural women

Proud to be part of Rural Women are Carol Wyllie, Roger and Aynsley Langford, Minty Henderson, Joyce and Jock Wyllie at ...

Rural Women promote strong, vibrant and healthy communities today.

Passion for kai drives business

Reni Wereta-Gargiulo of Kiwi Kai with her delicious whitebait pie.

Taste of Nelson talks to a business dynamo with an appetite for a successful kai business.

Morgan turns from aircraft builder to pilot

Morgan Frost, 20, in the Van's RV-12 aircraft he and others, including owner Alan Caudwell, built from a kitset.

Morgan Frost now has his own pilot's licence after learning to fly the aircraft he helped build.


Nelson clubs win four of six matches

Harlequins winger Matt Biggar, left, and Marist flanker Kasi Sami scramble for possession during their Tasman Trophy ...

Nelson and Wanderers win in Blenheim to kick-start Tasman Trophy club series. 

Tasman Trophy kicks off

Stoke halfback Sam Parkes in action during Monday's clash with Waimea Old Boys at Nayland College.

Nelson Bays and Marlborough rugby clubs set to square off. 

All Black Squire re-signs

Loose forward Liam Squire has re-signed with the Highlanders.

Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire staying with the Super Rugby franchise for two more years.

Treeby in Stormers squad for NZ tour

Stormers midfielder Shaun Treeby, pictured playing for Wellington, has been added to Robbie Fleck's squad for its New ...

Injury-hit Stormers add Kiwi Shaun Treeby to their NZ touring party.

Wanderers hand Nelson first loss

Waimea flanker Dan Hytongue scored three tries in his team's win over Stoke at Nayland College.

Wanderers have finally ended Nelson's unbeaten run in the Nelson Bays premier club rugby competition.


Historic movie house to close

0803 2011 Photo Ross Giblin copyright The Dominion Post
Earthquake prone buildings in Courtenay Place, ...

Wellington's Paramount cinema will close in September, just after celebrating its centenary.

Gumboot Musical a stomping good time

Stimela 'The Gumboot' Musical is a show full of joy and laughter and proves that music is indeed food for the soul.

The Gumboot Musical will leave you breathless and stomping your feet for more.

Intoxicating alternative to Marchfest

John Rimmer conducts the Nelson Symphony Orchestra rehearsing at the Old St John's Hall.

REVIEW: The audience was left still and spellbound by Nelson Symphony Orchestra's first concert of 2017.

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Romantic musical journey

Helene Pohl played one of Clara Schurmann's works in the Love Triangle concert.

Adam Chamber Music Concert Series

Buskers bring four days of fun

Buskers Alakazam Al Millar, left, Mat Ricardo and Kamikaze Fireflies Casey Martin and Rob Williams who are here for the ...

Nelson is in for a treat with buskers from all over the world coming together for a four day festival.

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