New wines tested and tasted

Nelson turns it on for launch event

A chance to taste wines from 21 Nelson wineries was a sellout on a perfect evening on the waterfront on Tuesday night.
Sigi Siewert

Teen goes on rampage

Nelson 15-year-old appears in court after going on a rampage through the city, attacking a woman and damaging property.

Missing teen coming home

Alivia Father of Nelson teen missing for a week is ''over the moon'' that she's been found in Christchurch.

Dirty dairying ruled

Farmer Phillip Woolley faces up to two years' jail after being found guilty of dirty dairying.

Tests show 1080 found in trout

Anglers warned not to eat fish caught below 1080 drop zones after research raises concerns.

Police role in crash investigated

Police are looking into whether a patrol car was involved in a charity ride motorcycle crash.

Waimea Rd reseal causes tailbacks

Sigi Siewert Resealing Waimea Rd is causing traffic delays which hopefully will be the last for a long time.

Burglars target fire station

Firefighters angry that fundraising money will have to be used to upgrade security after a burglary.

Cycling law bid worries truckies

Regional airfares cheaper - Air NZ

Tom Davidsen

Trophy dedicated to 'total dude'

Winemakers at Waimea Estates are dedicating the Trophy for Champion Riesling to their cellarhand Tom Davidsen, who died following a motorbike crash.

Nice to have bragging rights

Blenheim Rowing club Tasman Makos lock Joe Wheeler is pleased to have 'won ugly' to secure bragging rights over Otago at Trafalgar Park.

Victory at last for Royal

It's been a long time coming, but Nelson has got the Jack McKnight football trophy, back with Nelson Royal taking out the 11th grade final yesterday.

Waimea targeting quarterfinals

Winter competition goes beyond racing

Joel Harden

Harden up for two finals

Even with his mind focused on study, you'd have to excuse Joel Harden if he's thinking ahead to a certain cricket tournament in December.

Bad guys seen in a new light

Joel Harden What if our fairy-tale "bad guys"' were simply misunderstood? This is the premise for Body in Space's brand new stage show, Misunderstood, the Musical.

Mums need nurturing too

Some mothers put so much effort into feeding their kids well that they forget about themselves.

Nelson boats in frame

Hot colours are cool this summer

Joel Harden

Two NZ debuts for festival

Adam Chamber Music Festival directors Helene Pohl and Gillian Ansell are delighted with the stellar lineup for the coming festival.

Labour beware, only fools rush in

David Cunliffe Until the Labour Party decides who and what it stands for and unites behind a credible leader, it will struggle to rebuild public support.

Bird battle a token effort

In the bigger picture, the well-aired and tiresome arguments over the use of 1080 are a sideshow - and so is the Battle for the Birds.

Driving in Europe worth the ride

Mums need nurturing too

Jack and Vivian Waller with Sophie

Doing the best we can

Shortly before she died, New Zealand and the world came to know Vivian Waller. Or rather, to know of her.

From water balloons to WOW

Nicki van Asch, While her two young children were sleeping, Nicki van Asch stayed up late at home, meticulously threading together thousands of water balloons.

Saying goodbye to the Mann

After 24 years at the Nelson Market, Wolfgang Mann's organic stall has come to an end.

Hot colours are cool this summer

From engineering to neonatal design

Sigi Siewert

More to people with palsy

Richmond woman Deborah Fitton wants people to know that there is more to people living with cerebral palsy than their disorder.

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