Laschelle Walker of Nelson with her granddaughter Monroe Eyles, 3, and her daughter Emma Eyles in front of her 1987 ...

Hundreds of motorhomes descend

Campers, caravans and motorhomes of all shapes and sizes were parked up for a national rally at the Richmond Showgrounds.

Stabbing investigated

A serious assault in Nelson overnight kept police busy.

A man is recovering in hospital after receiving a knife wound to the stomach.

Missing diver search

Search called off overnight after person goes missing in the Marlborough Sounds.

Milnthorpe mystery

Is there more to the stone-walled enclosure that exists in Milnthorpe Park near Collingwood?

Treating sewage proves 'fascinating'

Even wondered what happens after you flush the toilet?

Golden Bay's hidden gems

Golden Bay is NZ's version of the Costa Del Sol writes Elizabeth Bean.

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The gypsies are in town

Phil White travelling in his Roamin' Snail 2 bus with the Madam Automata Fortune teller Extraordinaire at his stall at ...

Tie-dye t-shirts, handmade soaps and detailed woodwork were on show as part of the Original Gypsy Fair.

Treating sewage proves 'fascinating'

Even wondered what happens after you flush the toilet?

Jake to share inspiring journey

What's our best hidden beach?


Nicols masters Maitai

Sam Nicols of Nelson tees off at the Maitai Masters Golf Tournament at Waahi Taakaro Golf Course on Saturday.

Tasman's sixth ranked amateur goes back to back at the Maitai Masters.

Stoke Nayland and Falcons still unbeaten

WTTU's Jack Aldridge in action during their eight-wicket loss to the Dolphis in Blenheim.

Easy wins in low-scoring day of premier club cricket.

Nelson well beaten in Hawke Cup challenge

Opening batsman Mason Thelin top-scored with 69 runs in Nelson's unsuccessful Hawke Cup challenge against Bay of Plenty.

The Nelson Griffins' zone 3 Hawke Cup cricket challenge has ultimately crashed and burned.

Nelson College beat MBC by four wickets

Nelson College celebrate the wicket of Marlborough Boys College batsman Heath Murphy.

Nelson College secure vital D'Arcy Cup win over Marlborough BC. 

Late relief for Nelson in Hawke Cup challenge

Sam Baxendine was promoted from 12th man to opening bowler in place of Dylan Eginton.

Nelson have spent a tough first day in the field in their Hawke Cup challenge against Bay of Plenty.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Bay's hidden gems

Jacques Cousteau's Espressoship at Tarakohe.

Golden Bay is NZ's version of the Costa Del Sol writes Elizabeth Bean.

Cabaret for the adventurous

Isabella Miller Bell aka Ma Bell, the host of Le Cabaret de la Vie, tonight at the Boathouse

Blues siren Isabella Miller Bell and guests bring their cabaret of life to Nelson tonight.

Irish sounds come to Nelson

Irish singer-songwriter Mundy will play at Nelson's Theatre Royal on February 28.

Irish singer songwriter Edmond "Mundy" Enright says early exposure to music when he was a child led him to a lifelong musical career.

Duality of the landscape

Suter Art Gallery curator Sarah McClintock with work by Reuben Paterson from The River Lie.

 The River Lie has opened at the Suter Art Gallery with works by nine New Zealand artists

Winning a short story comp

Jo Dippie, owner of Page & Blackmore in Nelson.

 Organisers of this year's national Page & Blackmore Short Story Competition are helping to get as many entries as possible.


Game of No Thrones

The twists and turns of the freedom camping debate have inspired Bob Irvine's movie script.

OPINION: Rejection slips are a win in modern writing – someone has bothered to open the envelope containing your manuscript.

Life lessons learned from our precious pooches

Dogs know that sometimes a warm body and simple wordless companionship is better than all the talk in the world.

Dogs know more than a thing or two and could teach us all a few lessons on how to lead happier lives.

The Tavich touch

Tasman United coach Davor Tavich watches on during their 2-1 win over Eastern Suburbs at Trafalgar Park.

Davor Tavich continues to show that Tasman United gave the wrong coach the job at the beginning of the season, writes Phillip Rollo.

From Bangalore to Bandung for UFB

Ultra fast broadband might speed up your downloads, but some people have found that the installation process can be ...

OPINION: Ultra fast broadband might speed up your downloads, but for some the installation process can be ultra slow.

Our 'Amazon-scale' environmental crisis

The heavy steel doors from trawling can damage and destroy extensive areas as they are dragged over the seabed.

Opinion: Kiwis will be surprised to hear we have an 'Amazon-scale' ecological crisis occurring here on a similar scale.

Our People

Treating sewage proves 'fascinating'

Bells Island Wastewater Treatment Plant team leader Allan Jones enjoys his work.

Even wondered what happens after you flush the toilet?

Unable to eat, fighting for life video

Georgie Ferris has more than 6000 treatment beads from her years of treatment for her digestive tract paralysis ...

Living on a diet of supplement drinks and weighing just 41kg, Georgie Ferris just wants her life back.

Man's best friend on road to recovery

Scooby the Great Dane and owners John and Joss Cumming.

Scooby the Great Dane continues to a be a huge help on his owner's journey back to health.

Nelson's army of Active Dads

Active Dads holds regular activities for Nelson dads and their children.

Putting fathers in the frame is one of the key aims of a Nelson parents group.

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.


Combined Roncalli confirmed

Roncalli College First XV have been allowed to combine with five other schools for the UC Championship.

Roncalli College First XV is allowed a combined team in the Crusaders Schools Championships, starting this season.

Makos snap up young fullback

Will Jordan of Canterbury in action during the Jock Hobbs memorial under-19 tournament last year.

A fullback who scored tries for fun as a schoolboy is the latest player to join the Tasman Makos.

Keane ready to impart rugby knowledge to Connacht

Kieran Keane is heading to Connacht.

Kieran Keane's move to Irish club Connacht is likely to benefit both parties.

Chiefs' Keane off to Connacht

Kieran Keane has been with the Chiefs for just over a year.

Ex-All Black Kieran Keane will leave Chiefs' assistant coach role to replace Pat Lam at Irish club.

Jack: Vickerman 'a good bastard' video

Chris Jack and Dan Vickerman locked in combat during a 2006 clash between the Crusaders and Waratahs.

Ex-All Black recalls locking horns with an old Wallabies foe, a "lovely guy" gone too soon.


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.

Singing for joy

Conductor Ben Parry of Britain in Nelson to conduct at the 17th annual Summer School at Teapot Valley.

Amateur singers from all over New Zealand came to Teapot Valley for a week of choral workshops culminating in a public concert.

Concert helping kids tune in

Natalie Mitchell, 7, left, and Rowan McFadden, 7, with Bob Bickerton at last year's Adam Chamber kids concert at Old St ...

Where does music come from? 

Young voices bring Sound of Music to life

Captain Von Trapp (Sam McIlroy) performing in the concert with his family before fleeing Austria, from Nelson Youth ...

REVIEW: Nelson Youth Theatre brings fun and a feel-good factor to their production of the classic musical.

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