Lewis Staton aka Hone Ma Heke at the protest at the 1903 Square during Saturday's protest, having recently been released ...

Protesting for right to protest

Former prime minister calls on the city council to with withdraw a draft bylaw that would require a permit to protest.

Fatal crash near Mot

Motueka Volunteer Fire Brigade volunteers divert traffic on the Coastal Highway after a fatal car crash.

A person has died and another is seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash near Motueka.

What now for Tom?

Thomas Lay is worried. A Nelson backpackers - his home of seven years - has been forced to sell up.

'Cowboy poachers' under spotlight

Three men who shot at deer from a car in a residential area could face hefty charges.

21 under one roof video

Residents concerned over orchard workers boarding house in quiet Motueka street.

Fact-checking misinformation

A Facebook post with glaring inaccuracies about a council decision has been doing the rounds on Nelson social media pages.

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News

Protesting for right to protest

Lewis Staton aka Hone Ma Heke at the protest at the 1903 Square during Saturday's protest, having recently been released ...

Former prime minister calls on the city council to with withdraw a draft bylaw that would require a permit to protest.

Fatal crash near Motueka

A person has died and another is seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash near Motueka.

Fact-checking Brook Sanctuary misinformation

Residents blame council as homes used to house horticultural workers video

Sport

Waimea Combined stun Nelson College

Waimea Combined Schools celebrate their stunning UC Championship rugby win over Nelson College on Saturday.

Waimea Combined score a stunning upset win over Nelson College.

Perfection still possible for Saints

Giants guard Dion Prewster evades his opposite, Saints player Corey Webster.

Giants unable to maintain early pace as Saints notch 15th straight win of NBL season.

Christie out of Super Rugby

Shane Christie receives medical help for a cut in February 2016. He has been ruled out of the current season with ...

Shane Christie's Highlanders season is over due to "concussion-like" symptoms.

Winterton hungry for goals

Midfielder Max Winterton has returned to Nelson Suburbs after a season with Saginaw Valley State University.

Suburbs midfielder hasn't ruled out putting his hand up for Tasman United selection after returning from US.

Moulds nearing return

Tactix skipper Jess Moulds hasn't played since last August due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

Tactix could receive a welcome boost from injured skipper in final rounds of season.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Studies have shown Urzila cracks people up

Crack'n comedian Urzila Carlson is coming to Nelson with her new show Studies Have Shown.

Urzila Carlson's a staunch comedian who doesn't hold back; serving up punchy expletives and ripping into subjects that are often tabu in Nelson on June 3.

Powerful coming of age classic

Kes, a 1969 film by Ken Loach about a bond between a boy and his kestrel, is the next Nelson Film Society screening.

Ken Loach's film, Kes tells of a lad brought up in a drab Yorkshire village who trains a kestrel.

Creative works blend old and new technologies

Kathaleen Bartha and Robert Thompson with work from the group show Cross Currents: Contemporary Nelson Artists at Atkins ...

Six artists who use a mixture of traditional and cutting edge technologies are exhibiting at Atkins Gallery.

Environmental rubbish motivates artists work

Sally Reynolds and Maggy Johnston with work from Life Saver at Parker Gallery.

Artists Sally Reynolds and Maggy Johnston ask the question: "What are we doing with our planet?"

Breadmaker's rapid rise

Tozzetti owner and chef Ben Carpenter with a selection of freshly-baked breads.

A chef who worked with Jamie Oliver in London wants to make Tozzetti "the best cafe bakery in NZ".

Opinion

Outdoor horizons a lifetime pursuit

Charli and Rosie Mirfin at Wharariki Beach, Golden Bay.

Zane Mirfin looks back, and forward, to invigorating outdoor adventures.

Signs of growing pains

Richmond's growing pains are vividly illustrated by lots of men in high-vis vests.

The WORKS END road sign has been on the street around the corner for the past month.  The metal legs holding the sign up, straddle the footpath and the gutter.  

Taking a stand for children

Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Northland, who jumped on stage at a screening of the movie Vaxxed in Kaitaia.

The country needs more leaders like Dr Lance O'Sullivan.

Figuring out maths is pi in the sky

Apart from the basics, for many of us, maths is an impenetrable subject.

An angel at my table helped me unravel the inner workings of an impenetrable subject.

First aid courses save lives

Merv Utting, Grant "Jock" Wyllie, and Garry Woods and his dog Quid.

OPINION: Three wives in three homes kissed husbands goodbye and wished them safe travels. Only two of these guys came home.

Our People

Much more than just a farmer

Henry Rouse.

Henry Rouse was a lynchpin of the Murchison community.

Party to promote well-being

Motueka High School students won a competition focused on Maori youth suicide prevention with their concept of an ...

Motueka students are planning a music festival to promote well-being and prevent youth suicide.

Business, aviation leader dies

Robyn Reid with her husband, Bill, and their Avro Anson MK I twin-engined aircraft at an Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre ...

Respected Nelson businesswoman Robyn Reid died last week but her legacy continues to fly high.

Ivasa win Smokefreerockquest Nelson final

Fret 24 were the people's choice winners.

The plan to have fun pays off for winning Nelson College-Nelson College for Girls band.

'Little angel' helps mum find lump

Former Nelson College for Girls student Lizl Matthewson spoke of her breast cancer experience at the Pink Ribbon ...

A Nelson mum was able to beat breast cancer after her daughter helped her find a lump while breastfeeding.

Rugby

Waimea Combined stun Nelson College

Waimea Combined Schools celebrate their stunning UC Championship rugby win over Nelson College on Saturday.

Waimea Combined score a stunning upset win over Nelson College.

Christie out of Super Rugby

Shane Christie receives medical help for a cut in February 2016. He has been ruled out of the current season with ...

Shane Christie's Highlanders season is over due to "concussion-like" symptoms.

Waitohi opt out of final round

Marist flanker Ryan Dafel in action during last Saturday's Tasman Trophy loss to Central.

Waitohi decide not to play Wanderers after death of Bevan Moody. 

Nelson and Waimea to meet in cross-town derby

Nelson College will be expected to continue their unbeaten UC Championship run against Waimea Combined Schools on Saturday.

Nelson College expecting a gritty challenge from Waimea Combined. 

Stevenson up with the pace

Matt Stevenson has emerged as a key attacking weapon for Waimea Combined Schools.

Stevenson prefers pace and guile over brute strength.

Arts

Ivasa win Smokefreerockquest Nelson final

Fret 24 were the people's choice winners.

The plan to have fun pays off for winning Nelson College-Nelson College for Girls band.

Historic movie house to close

0803 2011 Photo Ross Giblin copyright The Dominion Post
Earthquake prone buildings in Courtenay Place, ...

Wellington's Paramount cinema will close in September, just after celebrating its centenary.

Gumboot Musical a stomping good time

Stimela 'The Gumboot' Musical is a show full of joy and laughter and proves that music is indeed food for the soul.

The Gumboot Musical will leave you breathless and stomping your feet for more.

Intoxicating alternative to Marchfest

John Rimmer conducts the Nelson Symphony Orchestra rehearsing at the Old St John's Hall.

REVIEW: The audience was left still and spellbound by Nelson Symphony Orchestra's first concert of 2017.

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Romantic musical journey

Helene Pohl played one of Clara Schurmann's works in the Love Triangle concert.

Adam Chamber Music Concert Series

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