Jester Cafe Co-owner Steve Richards with his house of cards exhibit that will be built day-by-day.

Big deal: Jester's House of cards

Jester House has a new backyard cafe experience which deals out a political message.

PD caused death

WorkSafe New Zealand investigators at St Johns Worship Centre in Wakefield in June, 2014.

Corrections found guilty of causing man's death during community work in Wakefield.

Nelson Market: A national treasure

Nelson Market has grown from humble beginnings to become a jewel in the city's crown.

Phoenix coach keen to return

Wellington Phoenix boss Ernie Merrick doesn't want their visit to Nelson to be a one-off.

Helping create healthy habits

A grassroots organisation is forming to promote health and wellness among children. 

First-time buyers home at last video

After a year-long search, a young Nelson family is closing in on their first home.

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Grassroots organisation to focus on culturing positive habits

Sara Cooper is a member of Healthy Habits Aotearoa, promoting health through reinforcing positive habits like brushing ...

A grassroots organisation is forming to promote health and wellness among children. 

An election 'distraction'?

What role will the new council play in the future of the Southern Link?

First-time buyers home at last video

Firefighters celebrate 150 years

Sport

Zohrab leads the way for Nelson seniors

Nelson's No 3 David Zohrab and Marlborough's No 8 Mark Le Compte were the only senior golfers to record a perfect ...

Nelson triumphed in the senior grade but shared the overall glory with Marlborough at the Triangular Golf Tournament at Rarangi in Blenheim on the weekend.

Faingaanuku cracks Barbarians squad

Tasman Under-18 fullback Leicester Faingaanuku makes a break during their rugby match against Wellington Under-18 at ...

Nelson College's Leicester Faingaanuku has earned selection in the New Zealand Barbarians Schools team.

Krishna happy to share the load

Wellington Phoenix player Kosta Barbarouses celebrates Roy Krishna goal during their pre-season game against the Central ...

The Phoenix head into the A-League season with one of the competition's most dangerous strike forces.

Top coach gives tips to young volleyballers

Olympic volleyball coach Russell Borgeaud, teaches some of the region's top young players at Saxton Stadium.

He's coached at the Olympic Games three times but on the weekend Russell Borgeaud's expertise was focussed on helping Nelson's next generation of volleyball talent.

Youth given chance to impress

Tasman United coach Richard Anderson talks to his players after their pre-season match against the Wellington Phoenix ...

Tasman United coach Richard Anderson is leaving it up to the youth players to prove they deserve first team opportunities more than someone from out of town.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

How our market became an institution

Nita Knight Managing Director of the Nelson Markets.

Nelson Market has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the jewel's in the city's crown.

Oliver production has Oom Pah Pah

Scenes form Nelson Youth Theatre's production of Oliver.

REVIEW: Oliver begs the question, where is love? He is a miracle to survive his happenstance.

Outpost of civilisation

Rose and Greg are the new owners of The Outpost, Mangarakau.

The most westerly and isolated settlement of the Nelson Province is Mangarakau.

Caravan of love

Bob Irvine's backyard labour of love, a teardrop caravan.

Surgeons bury their mistakes. Wood-butchers burn theirs. With another project on the go,  I sit before the log-fire every evening, feeding mis-measured pieces of plywood into the flames. 

Fighting fit performers show their best on stage

Triumphs and Other Alternatives at the Nelson Arts Festival

 For some performers in this year's Nelson Arts Festival, it's taken decades of training to make acrobatic feats and physical theatre look easy.

Opinion

Nelson's housing crisis

Voice Nelson's Mary Ellen O'Connor.

OPINION: It has become increasingly obvious over the last couple of years that the housing crisis is very real in Nelson.

Caravan of love

Bob Irvine's backyard labour of love, a teardrop caravan.

Surgeons bury their mistakes. Wood-butchers burn theirs. With another project on the go,  I sit before the log-fire every evening, feeding mis-measured pieces of plywood into the flames. 

We can and should take more refugees

Refugees risk their lives in overcrowded boats trying to get to Europe.

New Zealanders are fond of saying that, in terms of international impact, we punch above our weight. However, the national response to the refugee crisis lies somewhere between a soft slap and a tickle.

Turning adversity into gold

Liam Malone waves the flags of New Zealand and Brazil after winning the men's 400m T44 final and setting a new ...

Nelsonians already knew Liam Malone was something special. Now the rest of the world does too.

Turning over stones and pulling stuff apart

Like dealing with a defective lawnmower, Nigel Latta pulled the housing market apart and gave it a good airing.

I went looking for a column in the Richmond Hills on Tuesday morning but found none. Under every stone I did look, but there was nothing. 

Our People

Jester's House of cards

Jester Cafe Co-owner Steve Richards with his house of cards exhibit that will be built day-by-day.

Tasman's Jester House has a new backyard cafe experience which deals out a political message.

Nelson: NZ's most neighbourly city

Five year old Maddy Shaw, right, and Lorcan O'Connell add to the Communitree, one of the many activities available ...

A Spring Festival was held on Sunday to celebrate Nelson being named NZ's most neighbourly city.

Barbara Grierson: A lifetime of language

Trevor Grierson as he was when Barbara first met him in the 1940s.

Barbara Grierson arrived in New Zealand as a war bride after working at Whitehall.

Outpost of civilisation

Rose and Greg are the new owners of The Outpost, Mangarakau.

The most westerly and isolated settlement of the Nelson Province is Mangarakau.

Learning to thrive with Motor Neuron Disease

The Japanese born Collingwood resident Etsuco (Eco) Yanaga suffers from Motor Neuron Disease (MND) but it hasn't stopped ...

The Golden Bay women is losing her ability to speak and move but that has not stopped her from helping to raise awareness of a devastating condition.

Rugby

Faingaanuku cracks Barbarians squad

Tasman Under-18 fullback Leicester Faingaanuku makes a break during their rugby match against Wellington Under-18 at ...

Nelson College's Leicester Faingaanuku has earned selection in the New Zealand Barbarians Schools team.

Under-18 Tasman rugby side down Metro opponents

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 15: A Rugby Ball is seen on the pitch during a New Zealand All Blacks training ...

The Tasman under-18 rugby team confirmed their top seeding for the forthcoming South Island tournament with a gritty 24-22 win over Canterbury Metro in Christchurch on Saturday.

First half gets them through

Makos' hooker Andrew Makalio turned in another strong display as Tasman beat Hawke's Bay in Napier on Saturday evening.

This season's Tasman Makos continue to be an enigma, albeit an entertaining one.

Tasman hold out Magpies rally

Tasman's Peter Samu breaks the tackle of Hawkes Bay's Robbie Fruean during their Mitre 10 clash at Napier's McLean Park.

Tasman have held on to secure an important NPC rugby win over Hawke's Bay.

Canterbury B too strong for Tasman

Tasman's Amos Pogia attempts to break the Canterbury B defence.

Tasman B leave it too late against Canterbury B.

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