Mum tells of her terror

Leo lucky to be alive after pool plunge

The mother of a baby found floating facedown in a swimming pool says her son was dead in her arms as she ran to the road screaming for help.
Stephanie Fulcher-Poole

Grieving mum fights on

4 min ago Troy Minto's mother vows to continue fight for justice after trio involved in son's death walked free.

Cat lovers come out fighting

15 min ago Nelson cat owners get their claws out in response to a proposed limit on three felines per household.

More sex abuse accusers testify

Further three teenagers tell High Court in Nelson they were indecently assaulted by a 66-year-old man.

Objections grow to funding plan

4 min ago Motueka joins Richmond and Takaka submitters in opposition to Waimea Dam proposals.

Plinker goes plonk

4 min ago A musician from the Ukulele group Plinkers was injured when she fell three metres into a cellar as she was leaving a Nelson restaurant.

Giving the gift of Christmas

A simple wish to enjoy a Christmas dinner is one the Fifeshire Foundation hopes to grant this year.

Nelson defeated in beer taste-off

The capital has topped the top of the south to take out the first ever Craft Beer Taste-Off.

Council's Nelmac has record profit

More to dam than money

Saxton safer bet for cycling

In just 18 months, Nelson's cyclists will be on their bikes at a $1.6 million purpose built velodrome at Saxton Field.

Tasman recruit has high hopes

The Tasman Makos have begun consolidating their front-row resources with the signing of Bay of Plenty Steamers prop Kane Hames.

Hat-trick to Heaphy

Nelson's Bryan Heaphy completed a hat-trick of national titles with a comfortable clean-sweep at last weekend's New Zealand veterans' and women's motocross championships.

Back to Blacks champs no given

Anderson in it for long haul

Makos in awards contention

The Tasman Makos have received further recognition for their impressive season with both Shane Christie and Kieran Keane finalists for this year's New Zealand rugby awards.

Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues

Go along to Miss Fletcher Sings the Blues expecting to hear Wang Dang Doodle and you'll be disappointed - but only for a moment or two.

Weather smiles on bumper crowd

An action-packed programme and a sparkling day drew one of the biggest turnouts to the Golden Edge Nelson A&P Show in Richmond yesterday.

Broods' big breakthrough

Following the dream

Setting off on a new course

For the past 14 years I have been writing about wine in the Nelson Mail. But from today my horizons are expanding.

Streetscape wins no compliments

Angela Fitchett believes Nile St's new 'Box Living' complex is an eyesore in the midst of one of Nelson's prettiest locations.

Fires stress need for caution

While the fire danger ratings remain set on low, the top of the south generally has had less rain and more sun this year than usual, and the ground is already dry.

Writers have lives, not careers

Immigration still a plus

PM blind to shabby politicking

One aspect of the inquiry by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Cheryl Gwyn, is done and dusted.

Nominate your Nelsonian of the Year

Today we begin the quest to find the Nelson Mail's Nelsonians of the Year.

Martin opts to run with Boston

Nelson College for Girls middle distance runner Jess Martin had scholarship offers from more than 20 different US universities before deciding to sign with Boston College

The funny side of dating disasters

Small, beautiful celebration

Good sort at heart of kindy

Bruce Murry-Campbell has been unable to work since he was 19, so instead he has dedicated his life to volunteering at Stoke and Birchwood Kindergartens.

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