Trafalgar Park gets Super-sized

Capacity crowd expected for Crusaders clash

'When was the last time Nelson got to see 24 All Blacks on Trafalgar Park?' On May 29, the Crusaders vs Hurricanes Super Rugby clash could be the next.
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Community funds cut

1:00pm Council proposal to cut community funding by $250,000 is evidence of a 'slash and burn approach'.

Forestry margins 'too tight'

1:00pm Tight margins in the forestry sector have been highlighted by the struggles of a major log transport firm.

Car's back, but thief might be ill

1:00pm Former Nelson family "stoked" with return of stolen car but the thief could be suffering indigestion.

Havelock hits the spot with BBC

Starring role in an ambitious mini-series

1:10pm Havelock will star in a BBC mini-series, all thanks to a stranded director and a copy of Lonely Planet.

Soldier's memories given new life

1:00pm An Ngatimoti soldier's account of life during WWI will be republished for the first time since 1926.

Back on the bike after 86 years

Nelson's Percy Shave got a "hell of a shock" when he was reunited with a motorbike he owned as a 12-year-old boy in 1929.

Here for the love of Healeys

The distinct sound of more than 90 Austin Healeys will be heard throughout Nelson over Easter weekend.

Hearty thanks

Fire spurs call for security

Teen finds short cut to charity

A large crowd gathered in the Nayland College quad to watch as Taylah Acero had her head shaved in support of Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.

Big heart and a whole lot of soul

Sam Dempster sums up the Nelson Giants' ethos.

Bichard begins series in top 5

Talk about an almost perfect start.

Heavyweights to meet in Riwaka

Holding nerve half the fight

Waimea pipped at final hurdle

A second successive national title just eluded Waimea College Gold's volleyball team, Phillip Rollo reports.

Sound and colour at CubaDupa

Members of Nelson's Samba de Sol took to the stage and the streets of Wellington at the weekend as part of CubaDupa.

Lorde's favourite Paul Williams gets serious

Paul Williams got his name as a parody rapper but now he wants to be taken seriously as a pop artist.

Venue change fails to dampen YouthFest

Masterful acting, end a let-down

Star turn for waiter in short film

An Argentinian waiter has come off the bench to star in a short film being made in Nelson with the hope of entry to the Cannes Film Festival.

Road that stays in the memory

The French Pass Road was a joint project with huge input in time, energy and cash from the residents of Okiwi Bay, French Pass and D'Urville Island.

Say it out loud, Charles

Prince Charles was hardly writing to Government powerbrokers to chat. His "black spider memos" apparently sought to champion his causes.

Stopping Ebola with courage

Shades of beige in sanctuary

Message loud and clear

Northland voters have sent a strong message to Government. The question is not so much whether National hears it, but how they will respond.

Ready and Abel to rule the waves

It is the country's smallest national park but has the most visitors. This guide's job is to make the Abel Tasman an experience to remember.

From Garin to Gallipoli

Garin College student Sam Harrison is recording his trip to Gallipoli for the 100th Anzac Day commemorations one blog post at a time.

Principal calls time on 61-year career

Students urge support for Syria

IT pioneer's hard work pays off

A foosball table, dart board and flat screen TV sit among a circle of desks and couches at Nelson's BlueBerry IT.

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