Crews battle blaze in Stoke

Black smoke seen around Nelson

Firefighters are battling a house fire in Arapiki Rd.

Parents hopeful

HMNZS Hawea drafted in to assist in the search for Ken Boogers, as the missing tourist's parents arrive in NZ.

'Fear and paranoia' ruled at mill

A "culture of fear" at Carter Holt Harvey's sawmill near Nelson has been revealed in a hard-fought employment case.

Have your say on council spending

Nelson, it's time to have your say on where your money is spent over the next 10 years.

Grey Power to re-elect old president

Nelson Grey Power's 82-year-old former president Gordon Currie will return to the helm.

Famous Britten bike unveiled

'Best motorcycle in the world' goes on show

Gasps, cheers and applause greeted the dramatic unveiling of the newest exhibit at Nelson's NZ Classic Motorcycles on Wednesday night.

Suspicious scrub fire at beach

A suspicious fire burnt an area by a children's playground and beach cafe at Tahunanui on Wednesday night.

Stolen iPads sold on Facebook

Nelson 'garage sale' Facebook page used to sell stolen iPads at suspiciously low prices.

Concern over DHB's meal changes

Plan to link hospitals

Auction to help Deanna

A silent auction at Richmond cafe Sinful Coffee on Saturday for cancer battler Deanna Marsden falls days before her surgery and seventh birthday.

Nelson looking for new coach

The Nelson Cricket Association is in the market for a new senior coach following Garry MacDonald's decision to step down after two seasons.

Nelson crews make Maadi semifinals

Ten Nelson College crews will contest semifinals after more success on the third day of the Maadi Cup.

Two Tasman teams left in top rank

Wallow in the glory but spare a thought for SA

Champion Rabbits are a new breed

The Richmond Rabbits are itching to get out on the field after being forced to sit out last weekend's Tasman Rugby League opening round.

Record crowd for beer fest

Nelson's annual craft beer and music festival MarchFest is making a habit of breaking attendance records.

X-Factor winner to headline YouthFest

Jackie Thomas, 2013 X-Factor winner, will perform at a youth festival in Nelson's Morrison Square.

Colourful winter at Daniels show

Container helps choir move

Nelson's best hot cross bun

Whose hot cross buns should you eat on Good Friday?

Staff 'scared' to serve pregnant women

You know hysteria over alcohol has reached an entirely new level when a waitress refuses to serve a glass of sparkling wine to a pregnant woman.

Proposed cafe move all at sea

At first blush, the proposal to spend hundreds of thousands to move a popular city restaurant 5m out to sea is absurd.

Poachers putting many at risk

Great Taste trail getting longer

Parents deny bigger lessons

The St Bede's parents no doubt thought they were supporting their sons. But what are the lessons?

Mini set for maximum trip

Motueka couple Shelley Diamond and Quintin Ewers will make the 2500km Goodbye Pork Pie journey from Kaitaia to Invercargill to raise funds for charity.

'It was very, very scary'

As the full force of cyclone Pam wreaked havoc on Vanuatu, A Nelson family feared their shelter would be destroyed.

Trip to Antarctic was life-changing

Cyclist takes on Everest challenge

'The man who built the port'

Port Nelson was a collection of old wharves off Wakefield Quay, and Haven Rd ran beside the sea when Dan Calwell was appointed Nelson Harbour Board engineer in 1948.

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