Rescue a 'valuable lesson'

Hunter grateful for chopper lifesavers

Karl Cossgrove visited the helicopter's Nelson Airport base yesterday to thank its crew for his rescue high in the Nelson Lakes National Park two weeks ago.
Graham Loveridge

Doubts over link study

An expensive new study of the proposed Southern Link road may support a previous report that found there are no traffic problems in Nelson.

Crash victim was 'one of a kind'

Close friends have paid tribute to unique character killed in a bicycle accident this week.

Timelapse: Fog blankets Nelson

Fog in Nelson Nelson mail photographer Alden Williams captured a timelapse video of the thick blanket of fog that covered the city this morning.

Plea to control rogue tattooists

The city council is calling on the Government to regulate Nelson's renegade tattoo artists.

Booze battle gets welcome boost

OPINION: Supermarkets' removal of a challenge to local alcohol policy is a welcome move.

Students lead foodbank campaign

Graham Loveridge Socially aware Nayland teenagers are calling for their community to give to those in need this winter.

Changes punctuate 30 years of service

Nelson GP Dr Graham Loveridge has seen many changes over his almost 30 years of practice, but remains "awestruck" at the courage of patients.

Logging firm liquidated

Store bows out of 'retail war'

Luke Burke

All the world's a stage

Nelson actor Luke Burke is back from his trip to the Globe in London, slimmer and more enthused than ever on the works of Shakespeare.

Nelson rowers in world-winning Otago team

Shane Christie And  Liam Squire Nelson's Kirsty Thompson and Charlotte McIntyre were part of the Otago's women's rowing eight's clean sweep at the International Universities Regatta in China.

Rabbits dig their way out

Title favourites the Richmond Rabbits survived a scare from the Wanderers Wolves last Friday.

Prices Black face stern test

Entries are flooding in for Run Mahana

Shane Christie And  Liam Squire

No breather for Tasman pair

Shane Christie and Liam Squire have both gladly cut short some much-needed down time to join the All Blacks extended squad.

New art guide book on the way

Michael MacMillan A commemorative 20-year edition of the Nelson Arts Guide is being published this year and it is not too late for the region's artists to be included in it.

Nelson's best family restaurants

Elizabeth Bean samples the fare at two of Nelson's most popular family dining spots.

Game destined for greatness

House filled with memories

Michael MacMillan

Exposing the inner boy zone

Boys - Zone: An exploration into the art of Man Caves is an exhibition truly accessible to everyone.

Unions paying for militancy

Con Devitt Cornelius Devitt died in Wellington a couple of weeks ago. That name would mean nothing to younger New Zealanders, but to those of a certain age, Con Devitt was once a household name. In fact, you could almost say he was public enemy number one.

Key's refusal to lift age curious

Prime Minister John Key continues to reject sensible and logical calls to lift the age at which Kiwis qualify for taxpayer-funded pensions.

Games mask Commonwealth questions

Gerry opens a door for Cunliffe

Ugg boots

Slip into something more cosy

Whether you wear Glassons or Gucci, sweat-shop, opp-shop or Top Shop, your clothes say something about you even if you wish they'd keep quiet about it.

Cafe becomes winter studio

Muck the pig An artist has found a new element for her work after moving her mountain studio to a busy cafe.

Mastering a new set of skills

New Zealand's next generation of theatre technicians are waiting in the wings at Waimea College and their mentors say "they are a great wee bunch".

Writer launches two fishy tales

Kath Bee scoops top prize

david cunliffe and john key

Amazing test of friendship

Former Nelsonians John Gbenda-Charles and Murray Roeske are competing in The Amazing Race Australia v New Zealand.

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