Medal home after 97 years

'It's something that I will treasure forever'

A chance online encounter has led to the discovery of a relative's World War I medallion, which had been missing from Jane Tito's family for 97 years.
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Free parking bill $400k

Free parking is costing the Nelson City Council more than $400,000 a year.

Refusal to move draws crowd

3:11pm Nelson vagrant ignored official requests to move his horse and cart from Trafalgar St.

Escapee on the run for a month

2:57pm A man who escaped from police custody during an attempted arrest has been on the run for a month.

Swimmer fights for life

Nelson man fighting for his life after being found unconscious in the water with a head injury.

No bail for man in gun drama

A Motueka man who sparked an 11-day hunt after allegedly pointing a gun at people has been denied bail.

Japanese giants stop off for some recreation time

The giant Japanese car and MDF carrier Trans Future 6 left Port Nelson today after an extended stay.

Pair devastated to be going

The cold reality of New Zealand's immigration law will hit two business migrants next week when they must leave the country.

'Customised' funerals coming to city

Hundreds farewell 'Jack's Anne'

Man admits punching teen

A 27-year-old Blenheim man has admitted punching a 15-year-old boy in the head because he was annoying him.

Top 10 helps Bennett bond

George Bennett knows how to make a good first impression.

Nelson players make finals

Nelson players remain in title contention after two days of play at the South Island croquet championships in Nelson.

Miccio joins Mariners

Nelson Griffins beat Buller

MacDonald sticks with Makos

Tasman Makos assistant coach Leon MacDonald has signed a two-year deal with last year's national premiership rugby finalists.

Nelson stars in crowdfunded sitcom

A Nelson actor took matters into her own hands to create a sitcom pilot, using local people, local places and helped by local generosity.

Buskers with a laugh and twist

A seal-tamer's son, a Mexican acrobat and a pint-sized contortionist are just some of the crew coming to town for Nelson's annual Buskers Festival.

Bars and stripes

Land of Hope and growing glory

Tribute to Nelson's country legend

Nelson-based singer songwriter Aly Cook has performed another local country legend's classic song to welcome inductees into the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame.

Economy only reaches so far

The economy didn't live up to the "rock star" billing it was given early last year but still performed strongly, despite the slide in dairy prices.

Tech-savvy kids grow up fast

What a minefield. Who would want to be a parent of young children these days? Or a teacher, for that matter.

Articulating experience of pain

Celebrating the region's successes

Nelson to bowl over cricket fans

Tuesday's one-day international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka gives huge confidence the region will deliver at the Cricket World Cup.

Fashion veteran shuts up shop

After 25 years in Nelson's retail fashion scene, Boutique owner Vanessa Griffin is ready to move on.

Students fooled by 'promises'

More Indian and Nepalese tertiary students are coming to Nelson, and for some it is a huge disappointment.

Worker spreads word on job rights

World War II veteran reaches 100

Celebrating the region's successes

Celebrating success in any community is paramount in helping it to thrive and grow. Without recognition, a region can become stagnant.

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