Piggy in the middle of town

Pet kune kune turns heads in city

Kelly Stewart drew plenty of attention when she walked her pet pig, Muck, down Brook St.
Muck the pig

Meeting gives city boost

12:58pm Nelson's Local Government NZ conference has boosted business and the city's reputation.

Shops doing roaring trade

12:58pm Retailers report a spike in sales from the Local Government NZ conference.

Poverty rife by golden sands

Tahunanui Community Centre 12:58pm In the third of a series on struggling families, Stacey Knott finds appearances can be deceiving in Tahunanui.

DHB plan gets seal of approval

12:58pm The NMDHB annual plan for the next three years forecasts a positive outlook for the future.

Bay turns out for health meeting

12:58pm A packed public meeting has called for Golden Bay's voice to be heard in Nelson as changes are made to the new integrated family health centre.

Politics, love go hand in hand

Muck the pig Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett and his new bride Emily Pita married last Friday and spent their "mini-moon" at the Local Government NZ conference in Nelson

Quake refugee's career takes off

The dream is slowly coming true for a former Christchurch singer who was among the post-earthquake refugees seeking a haven in Nelson in 2011.

Craig to campaign for Nelson support

High hopes for station book

Muck the pig

Cafe becomes studio for artist

A Golden Bay artist has found a new element for her work - painting at a Takaka cafe after moving her studio down from an isolated hill.

Nelson duo the best medal propects

Val Smith, Jo Edwards and Shannon McIlroy The New Zealand lawn bowls team will be looking to break a lean run of Commonwealth Games results when they compete in Glasgow later this month.

College teams fight to stay in premier

Waimea College and Nelson College for Girls' top netball teams will be fighting for their immediate premier grade existence when they meet tonight.

Persico at the top of his game

Griffins chase higher honours

Val Smith, Jo Edwards and Shannon McIlroy

Black Sticks player back on track

Hockey international Aniwaka Roberts held a coaching clinic for around 150 Federal Hockey Club players in Nelson yesterday.

Film competiton takes All Shorts

Rob FireNix Golden Bay's extremely short international film competition All Shorts is gearing up for another year.

Holidaymakers get chance to Evolve

The annual Evolve festival in Nelson has been shifted to January, due to clashes with other large events in the region during February.

Nelson's best hot chocolate

If at first you don't succeed, fight on

Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan

Uplifting concert from star pairing

Two mates singing together; songs from the heart, songs of protest, celebration and desire; Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan covered them all.

Election might excite despite poll

david cunliffe and john key Voter apathy is the main threat to Team Key - more potent than any of its political opponents.

Fluoride issue worth testing again

Fluoridation is one of those issues - immunisation is another - that can spark fierce debate.

Follow the thick blue line

'One day' projects create hoarders

Christine Miserando

My illness finally has a face

In the year and a half since I got sick, I've heard many different diagnoses; some from doctors, some from friends, some from strangers on the street. Most wrong.

Big time beckons for busker

Video: Nelson busker Nick Ferretti is hoping to crack the tough crowds of London's street music scene.

Volunteers party to celebrate 20 years

Volunteer Nelson is 20 years old this week, and celebrated in style last night with a cake and plenty of friends and supporters who joined the party.

Much ado about running

Fire-hit family rehomed

Kath Bee

Kath Bee scoops top prize

Nelson children's entertainer Kath Bee was stunned when she learned she had won the Children's Music Video of the Year award.

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