Tahunanui Beach Holiday Park celebrates summer, beach-side memories since 1926.

A lifetime of beachside memories

Tahuna is the largest camp in the Southern Hemisphere, but what was it like 90 years ago?

Islanders under threat

Chris and Craig Aston are part of a four generation legacy of fishing and logistic services on d'Urville Island. ...

The impact of a new marine park has left generations of fishing families considering their future on D'urville Island.

Makos veteran off to France

A familiar face will be missing from the Tasman Makos' front row this season.

Kahurangi expanded video

Nearly 900 hectares of pristine land have been added to the Kahurangi National Park.

Nelson's 79-year-old e-asy rider video

Motorised e-mountainbikes can be found on a trail near you, but are the purists prepared?

Bouncers working illegally

Many Nelson doormen and bar security staff have been unlicensed for over a year.

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National park given a boost video

Bob Dickinson, left, Chair of the Nelson Marlborough Conservation Board, Roy Grose, Department of Conservation, and Nick ...

Nearly 900 hectares of pristine forest and coastline have been added to the Kahurangi National Park.

Rise of the e-asy riders video

Motorised e-mountainbikes can be found on a trail near you, but are the purists prepared?

Business matters

St John op shop set to open in Nelson


Seals knocked out in first round

Wakefield Zac Pellowe in action during the team's 2-1 loss to Nelson Suburbs reserves.

Recently crowned division one champions bundled out in opening round of Price Charity Cup.

Wanderers claim second club rugby title

Marist flanker Te Puoho Stephens tackles Wanderers' Steve Soper during Saturday's Nelson Bays division one rugby final ...

It's a week that Jesse Pitman won't forget in a hurry.

Marist win Tasman women's rugby title

Marist centre Fern Hoskin scores the winning try against Motueka High School.

 Marist women beat Motueka High School with last-minute try.

Tasman teams finish down the field

Tasman's Jordan Lindbom topscored with 20 points in their loss to Taranaki.

 Tasman teams finished down the field at the national age-group basketball championships.

Suburbs get the job done

Striker Campbell Banks scored Nelson Suburbs' first goal in their 3-1 win over Western.

The danger was always there but Nelson Suburbs have avoided another Western catastrophe.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

What we did in the holidays

Simon Says was a popular electronic game in the 1970s.

Who needs Pokemon Go when you can reminisce about the old games?

Sharp edge of hunting and fishing

Zane Mirfin's "butcher buddy" knife sharpener.

There are a lot of frustrations in modern living, and one of my pet hates is blunt knives.

Improvisers fly in just in time for show

Improviser Jennifer O'Sullivan is headed to Nelson to show off her skills.

A Wellington-based improviser extraordinaire will be brining her off the cuff talents to Nelson on Friday as part of the region's monthly comedy show.

'Not your typical musical'

The cast of the upcoming production 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'.

A whorehouse in the American South is the backdrop for a Nelson musical.

Tapawera faces two-year wait for trail

Great Taste Trail project manager Stuart Hughes in Spooners Tunnel, a recent addition to the Great Taste Trail.

The Great Taste Trail could bring Tapawera a much-needed tourism boost, when it finally gets funded.


What we did in the holidays

Simon Says was a popular electronic game in the 1970s.

Who needs Pokemon Go when you can reminisce about the old games?

For want of a check, a speech was lost

Melania Trump, left, stirred huge controversy at the Republican National Convention with a speech that used phrases from ...

"Melania, you're fired." If only a camera had been rolling on America's wannabe first couple in their Cleveland hotel. That behind-closed-doors chat would have been revealing.

A fresh and sweet choice

Healthy products at Fresh Choice Richmond checkouts.

OPINION: There is no doubt the young and easily swayed are targeted with sweet temptations.

Buying or not, shopping's enduring appeal

Wellington's Kirkaldie and Stains store was part of Angela Fitchett's capital shopping expedition.

I love shopping.

Seek and you shall FIND news

Gary Watson, right, talks about the loss of New Zealand on Air funding for Mainland TV news.

"NZ on Air communications manager Allanah Kalaftellis said the body had to prioritise 'news that people wanted'." – Nelson Mail

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New lease of life for historic fire station

The old fire station premises where Aon Insurance Brokers will be moving into.

Nelson's old fire station will finally have new tenants after being left empty for more than a year.

Turning the clock back to 1960

Kevin Williams outside the former Ariesdale Store, on Murphy St, Toi Toi owned by his parents Myrtle and Jack Williams ...

Kevin Williams remembers a time when his parents' Toi Toi shop was a hive of activity.

Growing a down-to-earth business

Stephen Morris of Heatherdale Orchards at the Nelson Saturday Market.

One of the characters at the Nelson Saturday market is fruit and veges man Stephen Morris.

Strong turnout for fleet blessing video

Graeme Bennett, left, whose son Paul Bennett died last October on the FV Jubilee, prepares to throw flowers into the sea ...

A man who lost his son at sea was the official wreath thrower for the 16th annual Blessing of the Fleet.

Nelson winery wins international awards

Waimea Estates general manager Ben Bolitho with some award winning wine.

A Nelson winery won six medals at the San Francisco International Wine Competition.


MacDonald takes up French contract

Quentin MacDonald, pictured in action for the Makos, is off to play his rugby in France.

 A familiar face will be missing from the middle of the Tasman Makos' front row when the national provincial rugby championship kicks off next month.

Turnovers key for Crusaders

Ryan Crotty scored a hat-trick when the Crusaders beat the Lions 43-37 in their Super Rugby round-robin match.

The Crusaders will poke their heads into the Lions' den on Sunday morning.

Rugby's burning questions

Julian Savea has been demoted to the bench for the Hurricanes' Super Rugby quarterfinal match against the Sharks in ...

Stuff's rugby scribes tackle the four burning questions of the week, in our regular Friday segment.

Bath keen on Crusaders pair

Tabai Matson (left) and Todd Blackadder, who are in their final season with the Crusaders, continue to attract interest ...

Speculation Crusaders' coaches Todd Blackadder and Tabai Matson will join English club Bath continues to mount.

Who will win Super Rugby?

The accuracy of Beauden Barrett's play has been a key to the Hurricanes' late-season success.

The Highlanders, Hurricanes, Chiefs or Crusaders - who's it going to be?

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