A Jeep landed on its roof after crashing on a bend in Atawhai Drive, Nelson, on Sunday night.

Driver 'sorry' for crash

10:04 AM  Driver seen "apologising" to emergency services after flipping car onto roof in Nelson crash.

Body in car a mystery

04052015 news photo: Martin de Ruyter/Fairfax NZ

Nelson fire fighters wait to assist police in their investigation of a fatal car crash on State Highway 6 near the summit of the Whangamoa Saddle.  The car caught fire and is 30 metres down a bank.

4 min ago  Discovery of dead body in burnt out car on near Nelson 'unexplained', say police.

Fence rules put children at risk

Nelson man says council has made up a rule to force him into widening gaps in his fence.

Nepalese students help home

Former refugees from Nepal studying at Nelson College for Girls are collecting cash to help the countrymen who need them.

Improved heart attack diagnosis

A new process at Nelson hospital allows faster diagnosis of heart attacks.

$150,000 for pest-proof fence

A new grant will ensure Nelson's 700-hectare wildlife sanctuary is a safe haven for birds.

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News

New event to replace Rainbow Praise

The Wratten Orchard Samoan choir performs during the Rainbow Praise concert in the Motueka Hall last year but the event has been cancelled this year.

10:17 AM  The Rainbow Praise multicultural singing event is to be reviewed, after being cancelled this year.

Crowd funding plan for bridge gallery

10:13 AM  A Takaka couple are turning to crowd funding to help raise $12,000 towards a bridge across Rameka Creek.

Reese: Council 'not listening' to community

Body found in burnt car

Sport

Giants have streak stopped

Mike Pero Nelson Giants guard Phill Jones tries to get a shot off against Saints defenders Kareem Johnson, left, and Lindsay Tait in Wellington on Saturday.

After rolling past Taranaki on Friday, the Mike Pero Nelson Giants found Wellington a much tougher proposition.

Nelson sweep in Crazyman race

Nelsonians took the spoils at Wellington’s premier multisport race as more than 300 participants from all ends of the country took on the 25th Hutt City Crazyman.

Ten-times champion Paula Canning of Nelson during Sunday's Nelson Shoe Clinic Half and Quarter Marathon and fun run.

Canning canny on way to win

Paula Canning runs faster than ever as she locks up 10th Nelson Half marathon victory.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

New event to replace Rainbow Praise

The Wratten Orchard Samoan choir performs during the Rainbow Praise concert in the Motueka Hall last year but the event has been cancelled this year.

10:17 AM  The Rainbow Praise multicultural singing event is to be reviewed, after being cancelled this year.

Duo promise 'big sound' for show

Bryce Wastney and Paul Ubana Jones join together at the Theatre Royal on Friday to mark New Zealand Music Month.

Beach Hunter: Ike Mirfin,13, with his first South Westland chamois

Perseverance in a poisoned land

School holidays and it was off to Whataroa, South Westland, to hunt red stags in the roar.

Opinion

Come off it, cobbers

Probus New Zealand new Council members from left Denys Boshier, chairman Brian Monks, Lenore Townsend, Jim Taylor, Russell Tether and Ross Gurney.  It is the first time in the South Pacific clubs have been able to elect a representative council in their own country.

An unseemly spectacle has broken out over moves by New Zealand Probus clubs to form their own independent organisation.

Sam Neill got the Anzac nuances spot on

Did you watch Sam Neill's Tides of Blood on Maori TV on Anzac Day?  If you didn't, search for it online.  If you watched it, watch it again - it was easily that good.

Beach Hunter: Ike Mirfin,13, with his first South Westland chamois

Perseverance in a poisoned land

School holidays and it was off to Whataroa, South Westland, to hunt red stags in the roar.

Our People

Campaigner shares story of redemption

Anti-violence campaigner Vic Tamati spoke at Victory Park on Thursday evening.

"Who the frick wants to be famous for bashing up their wife and kids? Not me.", says Vic Tamati.

Book explores Nelson's Italian history

As a new book reveals, the story of the Nelson's Italians includes forgotten communities of gold miners and fishermen. Here, authors Karen Stade and Karen Price tell the story of the book's gestation.

James & Laura-Alice

Introducing James & Laura-Alice gallery

These high-school sweethearts were separated by university - until the day a mutual friend reunited them . . .

Rugby

Marshall to turn back on Gloucester for All Blacks - Makos

Tom Marshall of the Chiefs breaks the line against the Blues at Waikato Stadium.

Chiefs fullback turns down Europe move after "All Blacks" and "RWC" mentioned in NZ Rugby phone call.

Tasman Trophy cross-overs

The Nelson Bays and Marlborough club rugby teams lock horns on Saturday in the opening round of Tasman Trophy crossover matches.

Highlanders and Tasman lock Joe Wheeler's Super Rugby season has been curtailed after a knee injury suffered against the Brumbies.

Injury ends Wheeler's season

Tasman Makos and Highlanders lock Joe Wheeler's Super Rugby season is over.

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