Around 5000 Nelsonians gathered at Trafalgar Park to  mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.

Huge turnout at dawn service video

11:14 AM  Trafalgar Park was bursting at the seams as over 5000 people paid tribute to Anzac soldiers.

House gutted in blaze

A major fire destroyed a house at Leicester Street, Stoke on Friday night.

A fire has destroyed a community house in Stoke, leaving its tenants "distraught".

Subdivision leaves residents reeling

11:51 AM  Mapua resident says plan for 90-section subdivision is a 'shockingly bad proposal'.

Tide of vistors flood in to Mapua video

11:43 AM  Will Mapua's success spoil the sleepy seaside settlement?

Nelson TV screens go blank

Hundreds of TV viewers in Nelson have been caught out by a change in frequency.

Cobb & Co turning Thai

11:29 AM  It's the end of an era for Nelson's family-dining staple Cobb & Co.

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Record crowd at Motueka dawn service

Cadet Kiiani Tengu at arms during the Motueka dawn Anzac service.

11:52 AM  As dawn lit the hills to the west of Motueka, a bellbird joined the haunting bugle notes of Reveille at the dawn Anzac service.

Quake shows need to be prepared

11:18 AM  Friday's 6.2 earthquake is a timely reminder that natural disasters can strike at anytime.

Busy day for Rescue Helicopter

'Severe' quake near St Arnaud gallery video


Giants step into top spot

Nelson's 14 year old guard Tyler Marsh (No 32) made his NBL debut.

As Wellington take their first loss, the Mike Pero Nelson Giants move to the top of the NBL standings.

Giants stand alone in first as Rams sent packing

Nelson Giants on top of NBL ladder after 92-83 win over Canterbury Rams on Friday.

Finn Delany will be back in Nelson College colours during the senior club basketball season.

A grade basketball at home base

Jack Robins Stadium to host top level club games on Sundays.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Cobb & Co turning Thai

11:29 AM  It's the end of an era for Nelson's family-dining staple Cobb & Co.

Don McGlashan coming to Nelson

"Lucky Stars" tour to launch Don McGlashan's new album will take him to Nelson's Theatre Royal in June.

The Jews Brothers Band are playing at The Playhouse and the Mussell Inn.

Jews Brothers Band rides again

The Jews Brothers Band is celebrating with a nationwide tour complete with the world's only one handed saxophone.


A roadblock in the revenue stream

Another day, another speeding ticket.

A cop pulled me over the other day. In Atawhai, that's just the way things go.

Sailing away from the cup

The answer has been blowing in the wind for some time now: It's time to let the America's Cup go.

Anzac soldiers of the 6th Field Battery on water-carrying fatigues stop for a rest and a smoke.

What bound this band of brothers?

OPINION: What can never fully understand is what impelled men to enlist for military service in the two world wars, knowing their lives might be at risk.

Our People

Queen knights Stoke seniors

Colleen Flower dressed as the Queen used a foam sword to knight William Bond as Stoke Seniors celebrated St George's Day with a lunch.

The Queen came to Stoke, celebrating St George's Day with some of her loyal subjects.

Senior citizens get heating grant

Thanks to almost $11,000 in grants, Motueka's senior citizens no longer have to shiver through winter.

Ivan Wells has called Mapua home since 1929.

Mapua's growth is 'good and bad'

After 85 years in Mapua, Ivan Wells has mixed feelings about the suburb's rapid expansion.


Tasman Trophy cross-overs

Waimea Old Boys' Sam Winsloe and Nelson first five Robbie Malneek will be hoping for victory against their rivals from over the Whangamoas on Saturday.

The Nelson Bays and Marlborough club rugby teams lock horns on Saturday in the opening round of Tasman Trophy crossover matches.

Nelson teams will be a challenge

It’s business time in the Tasman Trophy this weekend when Marlborough teams lock horns with their mates from over the Whangamoas.

Crusaders Academy coordinator Chris Goodman, centre, with players Curtis Pedersen-Line, left and Fletcher Matthews at Trafalgar Park.

Crusaders launch academy in Nelson

The Crusaders have launched the country's first Super Rugby aligned academy in Nelson.

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