Muscle-mum pumped for contest

Region's body builders gather at Theatre Royal

Nelson mother Rosie James was one of the contestants for the Body Building Show at the Theatre Royal on Saturday.
Rosie James

Nelson:NZ's saddest city

Guy Williams Nelson scored the lowest happiness rating in the country in a recent survey - and the region's 'old folk' are copping the blame.

Sounds' residents oppose 1080 drop

Pelorous Sound wildlife sanctuary owners gain hundreds of signatures against planned 1080 drop.

Seal pup dies after 'hours in net'

A dead seal pup has been found on a beach in Golden Bay after being caught in a fishing net.

Taking hold of destiny

OPINION: If Motueka is thrive into the next generation, then the town needs to go it alone.

Reversal of fortune for taxi driver

A Nelson taxi driver's decision to reverse out of a driveway almost ended in disaster yesterday.

Suter in $160,000 bid for art work

Guy Williams Suter Art Gallery launches appeal to buy a rare painting it says that "Nelson must have".

Mud slinging disturbing

Nick Smith says he would not judge Judith Collins ahead of the results of an inquiry, and that Labour politicians are equally linked to bloggers.

RSA hopes to stay at Suburban

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Retailers get in the fling

Around 245 people attended the annual Spring Fling fashion show on Saturday night, which is expected to clear $10,000 for Nelson College for Girls.

Nelson Pines grab another national title

nelson pines The Richmond Mall Nelson Pines volleyball team are celebrating a remarkable three-peat after claiming their third straight national men's club title in Tauranga on Saturday.

Basalaj wins see-saw battle

A month after he was third overall in the Total Lubricants New Zealand Endurance Championship, Nevil Basalaj has taken a hard-fought home town victory at the Nelson round of the national championships.

Slow start proves Titans' undoing

Good, bad and ugly, but a blistering win

Brandyn Laursen

Makos make it even at Eden

Tasman still haven't tasted NPC rugby success at Auckland rugby's stronghold, Eden Park, but they came up with the next best thing yesterday.

Plenty to consider in deciding best bar

wine generic The bi-annual Nelson Hospitality Awards function was held at The Rutherford Hotel last Monday.

Roads not the answer

Perhaps the question we need to ask is not how to improve moving cars into and out of the city. Maybe we should be asking how to improve moving people into and out of the city.

How to score free floorboards

Gentle, intimate air at Moutere

Ani Waitai

We're a peaceful bunch, we Kiwis

It might not seem apparent in the current political landscape, but New Zealand rates as the fourth most peaceful place on the planet.

Fashion is in the eye of the beholder

Among the many striking things about fashion shows, are these curiosities: Who actually wears the clothes in real life?

Surgery systems need to be better

Health board chief hits back at claims surgeons could be contributing to backlog by cherry-picking patients| Surgeons under fire

Daffodil Day a time to remember

Pandering to one is unfair on the others


Taking hold of destiny

If Motueka is thrive into the next generation, then the town needs to go it alone.

Outdoors were his great love

 Rocks Rd Tears flowed as close friends of Golden Bay's Ari Kingan came to grips with losing a loyal, athletically gifted young man.

Tributes flow for big, loving man

'Catastrophic failure' blamed for death of a Nelson fisherman aboard a Talley's boat in the Pacific.

Nayland girl makes her mark

Push to get youth to vote

Ross Richards

Potter's character reflected in his work

Nelson potter Ross Richards died suddenly last week.

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