Couple's epic Alaskan adventure

Nelson yachties receive award for voyage

A Nelson sailing couple has received a national award for an epic journey around Alaska that covered nearly 10,000 nautical miles.
	 Tom and Vicky Jackson

Second blow for victim

A Nelson man seriously injured in a gas explosion has had his pension cut.

Monster Slide coming to Nelson

Nelson's steep Collingwood St is set to become the venue for an incredible 300-metre long Monster Slide.

Gigatown named

Dunedin wins cut-price broadband for three years in Gigatown competition.

Sixth complainant tells court of rape

"I started started crying, I couldn't do anything... I looked at him like a mate," teenager tells court.

Bay won't pay for dam

Golden Bay ratepayers don't want to foot the bill for the proposed Waimea Community Dam.

Honour for local hero

Friend of the forest Ian Price is a recipient of a Local Hero award from the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards

Santa's tree waiting for gifts

Nelsonians who want to be Santa's helpers this year can drop off gifts at the Nelson Mail for families in need.

Nelson's Chinese links explored

Players take anti-violence pledge

Rivals trade kicks for punches

Nelson city councillor Tim Skinner will be stepping into the ring with his on-field rival Richard Malcolm at Fight 4 Victory.

College 7s aim for nationals

Nelson College will head to the BNZ Condor Sevens still searching for their first ever title.

Wakatu rights wrongs

Close to 1000 hours of painstaking research have resulted in a spanking new honours board for Nelson's Wakatu Cricket Club.

Shaane stares down her foes

Nelson teams on early hot streak

Anderson in it for long haul

This Saturday, Te Anau driver Daniel Anderson and up to 16 other sprintcar pedallers will haul to the Top of the South Speedway for the War of the Wings.

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

Nelson duo Broods have won their first ever Tui by taking out best breakthrough album of the year at the New Zealand music awards last night

Following the dream

Broods confirm homecoming gig

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.

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

Fergus Barrowman has been publisher of Wellington's Victoria University Press for 30 years.

Immigration still a plus

Docking pay for drive-offs immoral

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.

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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