Brands eye up Nelson Junction

Seven big retailers in talks with developers

Nelson's burgeoning retail development looks set for bigger things, with seven retailers in final talks with developers.
Nelson Junction

Smith wins Nelson seat

Nick Smith A delighted Nick Smith, re-elected for his seventh term as Nelson MP, told supporters it was ‘‘the best night I can remember".

Students chase, subdue suspect

Five Waimea College students tackled the man accused of a chemical attack in Richmond.

Shock at acquittal

Troy Minto's mother "blindsided" by "miscarriage of justice" as her son's killer walks free after retrial.

O'Connor victorious

With just over 80 per cent of the vote counted, Labour's West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor finally declared victory.

Timely nod to women's suffrage

All women in Nelson who had not yet voted were exhorted to do so at a celebration of Suffrage Day.

Gunning for 100% enrolment

Nelson College Scriptorium Nelson's 98 per cent voter enrolment is not enough to satisfy registrar of electors Marie Elliott.

Council softens rules on costly fees

Outcry over cost of alcohol licensing fees prompts city council to soften its stance.

Idea to develop arts centre

Students to experience Gallipoli

Allan Hoult

Dedicated fire chief bows out

A commitment to volunteer firefighting has put Allan Hoult in desperate situations, but also forged an enduring camaraderie.

Boot's on the other foot

Craig Boote's involvement with Nelson speedway hasn't ended, just because he no longer owns a race car.

Another milestone for Kersten

Rebecca Kersten will have to ensure her hockey game doesn't go rusty over summer - she has a series with the national senior women's team to think about in April.

Coach sees Falcons soaring higher

Makos wary of wounded Lions

Paul Ifill

Ifill states academy goals

Paul Ifill hopes his new Nelson football academy can help discover the next Jeremy Brockie.

O'Neill returns home for one-off show

Sharon O'Neill Nelson-born singer Sharon O'Neill will perform at an exclusive dinner concert at the Rutherford Heritage Hotel Nelson in November.

Hedgehogs a threat to wildlife

Forget metadata surveillance. I'm thinking hedgehogs are what we really we need to be afraid of.

Competition season

Pursuing maximum vibe

Paul MajoR

Echoes of the Med

Fortunately for us all, the wonderful anise tasting wonders of fennel have been brought to our shores.

What happened to all the blackguards?

Rogues and vagabonds resurfaced this week. No, not in the lead-up to polling day (and please remember to vote) but in a story about a United States painter.

1080 blitzkrieg a sign of paranoia

Jim Hilton argues that supporters of the pesticide 1080 have got it all wrong.

Pests wiping out 'land of birds'

No easy fixes for health system

Ballot box

Let's settle in for an intriguing election

The 2014 election campaign has been, in a word, bizarre.

Talented trio join our news team

Rainbow Ski Area The Nelson Mail welcomes three new reporters to the region with another joining in a couple of weeks.

Pedal power drives charity ride

Doreeen Rudolf will head south for the ride of her life this month, planning to cover 1260km from Motueka to Invercargill in 16 days.

Inventor's climate change drive

Coming home

 Loren Heaphy

Heaphy in Women of Influence finals

Nelson woman Loren Heaphy's stand against cyber bullying has seen her named as finalist in the Women of Influence competition.

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