Solving the housing squeeze

Are suburban apartment dwellings the answer?

Vincent Inwood had a vision when he bought his first block of land in Tahunanui more than 40 years ago for $3400.

Hone costs $45k

Hone ma Heke Prosecuting Hone Ma Heke for flouting council rules has cost ratepayers more than $45,000.

Dramatic win for Taranaki

Home advantage meant a lot to Taranaki as they triumphed in an action-packed season finale.

College honours climate expert

Altruistic Nelson College old boy Professor Peter Lamb has been honoured from Nelson to Niger for his life's work.

Heavy rain on way for many

Bad news for the long weekend with downpours and strong winds forecast around both islands.

Boulder Bank's heritage noted

Boulder Bank's cultural and historical significance to Maori has been officially recognised.

Loyal fans see off players

Tasman MPs It was Fins Up as pumped-up Tasman Makos players headed to New Plymouth for their big match final.

New recession looming

A leading economist warns of a potential recession in New Zealand within two years.

Joyful celebration for Diwali

Restored building opens

 Nelson Market

Urban designers jazz up the city

The challenge: how to make the lane-ways into the Saturday Nelson Market easier to use and more appealing.

Tasman pair pull through

The NBS senior interclub is into its second week of competition and perfect weather has allowed for uninterrupted play so far.

Brotherly love on backburner

Brothers Tom and James Marshall will go at it again tomorrow in New Plymouth, this time with the premiership title on the line.

Revenge motivating Makos

Five-pointers far from Squire's mind

Tasman MPs

All business, no hype for tonight

Motivation clearly won't be an issue for either the Tasman Makos or Taranaki tonight in New Plymouth.

Nelson hatches sitcom plan

A group of Nelson film makers are kickstarting the Nelson television industry by creating their very own sitcom pilot.

Two bands, two styles

It is courageous to stage a concert for two bands with entirely different styles, and the man to pull it off is the charismatic Mike Nock.

A reminder of music’s reach

Retro sounds get vineyard moving

Getting a taste of the region

Wine writer Neil Hodgson has some fine suggestions for Labour Weekend jaunts in Nelson's wine country.

We need to show hospitality, too

Murchison The Nelson City Council appears to have come up with a plan so cunning you could pin a tail on it and call it a stoat.

Disregard for free flow of information

Official advice to the Government on poverty was bound to raise hackles, once the documents were flushed into the open.

Power play and shades of grey

Food hype is hard to digest


Paws for thought

ouncil figures have shown dog registrations are bounding away, up more than 300 from a year ago.

Fins up as fans relish victory

Makos hammerheads The Nelson Mail went behind the scenes at the biggest match in the Tasman Makos' history to report on the night from three different perspectives.

Nelson duo up for awards

Nelson duo Broods have received three nominations in the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Fa'avae's heart set on big finish

Izzy wants to be some body

Cory Brown

Nayland mates in the States

Alex Ridsdale and Cory Brown were team-mates at Nayland College. Now, four years later and more than 13,000 kilometres away they're teaming up again at a university in Cincinnati. Phillip Rollo reports.

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