'World's best water' Nelson-made

Company hopes to tap in to Asian market

Ancient subterranean water from beneath Nelson's mountains will soon be quenching thirsts in New Zealand and around the world.
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Cycleway put on hold

train derailed Nelson City councillors have shelved plans to extend the "dangerous" St Vincent St cycleway until they have more information.

Killed businessman's NZ ties

Man found with his throat slashed in Bali was the director of company behind Kaiteriteri motels.

Grey Power volunteers see red

Nelson Grey Power volunteers are calling for president Neville Male to resign immediately

High-flying Makos ready for take-off

A plane-load of loyal Tasman Makos fans is set to fly to Saturday's NPC final in Taranaki.

Tweet-a-thon for #gigatownnsn

Business bigwigs join forces to tweet for #Gigatownnsn and they're urging others to join them.

Final ticket frenzy

jax coutts Grandstand tickets are gone and the words sell-out are already being murmured about Saturday's NPC premiership final.

Wasp problem worst in the world

Wasp densities in South Island beech forests are the highest on earth. Could mites be the solution?

Be aware of polio threat

Man killed in crash

Adam Page

Weird beard makes magical music

Facial hair is not naturally regarded as an instrument, but for musician Adam Page his beard is the most natural instrument of all.

Makos swap rags for riches

Charlie Chambers Six years after being saved from extinction, the Tasman Makos are bidding to become the best provincial rugby team in the country.

Big week for mighty Makos

What was a big week for Tasman Makos' players Shane Christie, Joe Wheeler, Liam Squire and James Lowe got even bigger yesterday.

Nelson blasts through Marlborough

Volleyball boom hits the beach

Marty Banks

Highlanders boost Tasman stocks

Tasman will have a hefty influence in Dunedin next year after two more Makos and a Taranaki flyer signed up.

Bringing art to the people

Neville Parker Debbie Daniel-Smith has been showcasing artists' work by taking guided art walks around some of the city's murals, art in windows and outdoor street art.

Odyssey comes home to NZ

Homer's Odyssey has ended up in Nelson.

Foursome full of fun

Dramatic depiction of truth

Neville Parker

Moutere artists shine

This weekend, artisans of the Moutere will show off the best of their region, combining art, wine and cuisine.

Food hype is hard to digest

Karl du Fresne finds the growing faddism around food, wine and now craft beer leaves a sour taste.

Trust's downfall a shame

The sudden winding up of the Kahurangi Employment Trust comes as a shock.

Chopper needs our support

No room for Kiwi complacency

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Power play and shades of grey

Leading a group united largely by age, and therefore of widely disparate views, will always have its challenges.

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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