Nelson all lit up

Christmas lights bring magic to the street

Thousands of blinking lights illuminating houses in the region are adding a touch of magic to the Christmas season.
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Fishing death mourned

Family and friends of Van Lian Thang gathered at Waimea Inlet where he drowned to mourn his death.

Early birds boost festive spend

Well-prepared Christmas shoppers have boosted spending in Nelson.

Ex-All Black sickened by theft of jerseys

Leon MacDonald says he's 'gutted' after 15 rugby jerseys were stolen from his Blenheim home.

Treat box swells with gifts

The "treat box" at Nelson Hospital children's ward is packed with presents after a generous Christmas donation.

Christmas spirit lights up gardens

Carols rung out in Richmond last night as voices young and old joined together in festive cheer.

Trout risk fears after 1080 drop

Nelson Marlborough Fish & Game is still waiting for confirmation the poison 1080 does not pose any sub-lethal risks to anglers.

Battled cancer to finish degree

Mother of six graduated with bachelor of applied social science after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in her final year.

'Don't give us your rubbish'

Happy graduates take to streets

Colourful lineup for Evolve

Tui winners, African drummers and psychic to perform at country's only health and wellbeing festival.

Central's tough end to the season

Central found themselves as the meat in the middle of a Saints sandwich at the end of the softball season.

Barber clinches cross country title

Christchurch's Zac Barber, went head to head with Nelson's Hayden Squance in the cross triathlon at Rabbit Island.

Nelson pair wild cards

Glove at first sight

Falcons champs, not chokers

It has taken just three seasons for the Nelson Marlborough Falcons to assert their dominance in the ASB Youth League.

Christmas favourite with a twist

Cinderella will go to the ball . . . and you will have a ball, if you get down to The Theatre Royal and see Cinderella Goes To Bollywood.

New restaurant put to the test

Urban is Matt and Tania Bouterey's new base in the central city - perfect for catching up with friends, or your husband.

Grammy nod surprises artist

Sibling revelry

Summer art workshops

Summer has arrived and you have time on your hands. If lying on the beach isn't your cup of tea, how about a two, three or four-day intensive art workshop?

Missing link rises from the grave

The Southern Link has the look of a legacy project for longtime Nelson MP Nick Smith.

Don't plaster over dam's cracks

Amid the chorus of disapproval, The Tasman District Council must make a much more watertight case for the Waimea Community Dam.

Cruel lesson in nature

Cats help us hunt predators

No time to hide on climate change

We ranked better than Australia on the Climate Change Performance Index, but there's nothing to be smug about.

Quake survivor in Sydney siege

The Sydney hostage siege was the second time Oliver Whalley had been caught in crisis, but this time he could call home.

Young queen of the beach

The king and queen of Tahunanui Beach were crowned on Saturday.

Spreading the science bug

Good sort at heart of kindy

Olympics ultimate goal for rower

Teen rower Olly Stephens was named sportsman of the year at the Tasman secondary schools sports awards for his efforts on the world stage and for the two medals he won at the Maadi Cup.

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