Pumpkin pie didn't prove a huge hit with a group of capuchin monkeys at Nelson's Natureland.
The royal cat's out of the bag - Prince Charles and Camilla could be coming to Nelson.
INTERACTIVE: Lots of big hills easy access native forest, Nelson is a worthy contender for the mountain bike capital of New Zealand.
Man who "lost the plot" and smashed windows in Nelson came close to dying in a pool of his own blood.
Arborists from around New Zealand are moving swiftly amongst the trees in Nelson in a battle to see who is the fastest climber in the country.
Project De-Vine volunteers are waging war on old man's beard with their bare hands.
A teenager has been flown to hospital after suffering a spinal injury in a skiing accident.
The first words 4-year-old Nixon Herd said when he was diagnosed with type one diabetes in July were "Can I still be a Black Cap?"
The Black Sticks beat Argentina in a women's hockey thriller in Blenheim.
The Nelson Marlborough Falcons have made a winning start to the ASB Youth League football season.
India may be their immediate focus although in about three week's time, the Black Sticks men's hockey team know they must beat the world champion Australians to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
Nelson's Ben Hunt and co-driver Tony Rawstorn have claimed their first national rally championship title.
Tasman had the Michael Jones Trophy within their grasp.
What's on in the Nelson region this week.
The Nelson Arts Festival brings a flood of great music to the region. Here are the must-see events.
Social concerns will be the main focus of two separate sessions at the Page and Blackmore Readers and Writers sessions at the Nelson Arts Festival this month.
Duck Bunny Theatre will open Marius von Mayenburg's internationally acclaimed satire The Ugly One at the Nelson Musical Theatre tomorrow night.
Dick Frizzell, one of New Zealand's most successful artists will be town this Labour Weekend to attend Art Expo Nelson. Frizzell is guest speaker at the Crowe Horwath Awards evening on Saturday 24 October. Frizzell has fond memories of Nelson but doesn't get to the region often.
OPINION: You don't need to accosted by a drunk to find trouble. If alcohol is abused, sometimes the trouble finds you.
For so many parents during the past 100 years, that driveway lined with heritage trees has been the last avenue of hope when all other methods of help have been exhausted at home.
One of the nice things about getting older is being able to appreciate all the ways this country has become a better place.
“April is the cruellest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain,” wrote poet T S Eliot in the first lines of The Wasteland
"I'm not ready to play the cripple card just yet."
After an amputation and 10 months of chemotherapy, Deanna Marsden is happy to be back in Nelson.
Greenpeace activist Verena Maeder says climbing the Parliament building in June was "totally worth it".
Grace Elzenheimer's take on the Google logo could be displayed on the homepage of the world's biggest website.
Early childhood educator Lisa Hearne has been named as runner up in the NZ's Most Inspiring Teacher campaign.
The owners of Nelson's Red Art Gallery & Cafe explain why art, coffee and food are such a perfect combination.
Canterbury secure home semifinal after 41-25 NPC win over Tasman at Trafalgar Park.
The Crusaders have signed the Tasman Makos' ball-running backrower Pete Samu for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Auckland look strong, as Tasman Makos suffer their first NPC loss.
Tasman Makos fans pay the least for a ticket, fries and beer out of any national provincial championship centre.
Tasman Makos continue unbeaten run.