The Quarantine Rd roundabout near WOW.

Roundabout upgrade complete

Road cones be gone - the Quarantine Road roundabout upgrade is finished.

'The guy walked' video

Jayden Aaron Perrin shortly before he was killed aged 10-months.

A man who offered to plead guilty to a Nelson baby's manslaughter later walked away, acquitted of murder.

DHB dodges fluoride debate

4 min ago  The NMDHB will not discuss water fluoridation despite residents raising concerns.

Black ice crashes on SH6

12 min ago  Perilous icy conditions have resulted in two separate crashes off State Highway 6.

Toilet brawl erupts

Brawl breaks out in pub toilet after pig hunters were allegedly attacked by rivals.

TDC shaves $12m off debt

9:19 AM  Tasman District Council has made "significant" savings, a new report shows,

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News

Out of ashes comes a pie with passion

Ginger Dynamite's winning pie: Smoked Warehou and Terakihi.

8 min ago  Riwaka container cafe takes out the best boutique pie at Supreme Pie Awards in Auckland.

Black ice crashes on SH6

12 min ago  Perilous icy conditions have resulted in two separate crashes off State Highway 6.

New $1.25m cath lab for Nelson Hospital

TDC shaves $12m off debt

Sport

Makos score Christchurch club star

University halfback Finlay Christie (L) has won Christchurch's club rugby MVP award and scored a deal with the Tasman Makos.

Christchurch's top club rugby player has scored a role with the Tasman Makos.

Pines off to winning start

The Pines made a bright start to the latest edition of the Volleyball New Zealand club championships.

The Pines are off the mark at the Volleyball New Zealand club championships.

Smith to coach Nelson cricket team

New Nelson cricket coach Aldin Smith.

South African Aldin Smith has been appointed as Nelson Cricket's new head coach.

Star prop out as Banks returns

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Highlanders' front row find of the year ruled out injured, but playmaker Marty Banks is back for the semis.

Nelson win Perry Shield and Couper Shield

01062016 News : John Bisset/ FairfaxNZ.  Table tennis pictured is Hercules Cho of Timaru Boys High School

For the Perry Shield the senior representative team convincingly outplayed their counterparts 52-14.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Meet New Zealand's first pole queen

The judges rated performers on their costume, dance moves, tricks, and response from the crowd.

An understated queen was crowned at the sell-out Miss Pole Queen New Zealand.

What we did in the holidays

Simon Says was a popular electronic game in the 1970s.

Who needs Pokemon Go when you can reminisce about the old games?

Sharp edge of hunting and fishing

Zane Mirfin's "butcher buddy" knife sharpener.

There are a lot of frustrations in modern living, and one of my pet hates is blunt knives.

Improvisers fly in just in time for show

Improviser Jennifer O'Sullivan is headed to Nelson to show off her skills.

A Wellington-based improviser extraordinaire will be brining her off the cuff talents to Nelson on Friday as part of the region's monthly comedy show.

'Not your typical musical'

The cast of the upcoming production 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'.

A whorehouse in the American South is the backdrop for a Nelson musical.

Opinion

Scallop closure essential

A temporary closure of the Southern Scallop Fishery area (SCA7) in the Marlborough Sounds is the best way to ensure the ...

COLUMN: The closure of the Marlborough Sounds scallop fishery is the only option, writes Kaikoura MP Stuart Smith.

Treasured park gets a boost

New areas have been added to the Kahurangi National Park, including alongside the Westhaven Inlet in Golden Bay.

It's home to rare heavyweights of the creepy-crawly kind: giant carnivorous snails, 12cm spiders and metre-long worms.

There is no escaping the ugly power of the mob

Police retreat from anti Springbok tour protesters in Auckland in 1981

OPINION: Racism and xenophobia exist here too and that means that New Zealand may breed its own homegrown Trump.

Wine awards can be relied on

Wine judge Jim Harre.

The independence of wine show judging processes give a solid indicator of quality to consumers.

What we did in the holidays

Simon Says was a popular electronic game in the 1970s.

Who needs Pokemon Go when you can reminisce about the old games?

Our People

Fairy dust dries up on farms

Landscape farmed by Outstandingly Nice Landowners.

Opinion: The fairytale of farming doesn't always have a happy ever after ending.

Cancer survivor bares all for fundraiser

Nelson's Hannah Straker who is undergoing chemotheraphy following a mastectomy.

Hannah Straker is the face of Eat, Nuture, Love, an event to raise funds and support those living with breast cancer.

New lease of life for historic fire station

The old fire station premises where Aon Insurance Brokers will be moving into.

Nelson's old fire station will finally have new tenants after being left empty for more than a year.

Turning the clock back to 1960

Kevin Williams outside the former Ariesdale Store, on Murphy St, Toi Toi owned by his parents Myrtle and Jack Williams ...

Kevin Williams remembers a time when his parents' Toi Toi shop was a hive of activity.

Growing a down-to-earth business

Stephen Morris of Heatherdale Orchards at the Nelson Saturday Market.

One of the characters at the Nelson Saturday market is fruit and veges man Stephen Morris.

Rugby

Makos score Christchurch club star

University halfback Finlay Christie (L) has won Christchurch's club rugby MVP award and scored a deal with the Tasman Makos.

Christchurch's top club rugby player has scored a role with the Tasman Makos.

'Gutting': Blackadder on loss video

Lock Luke Romano, with Sam Whitelock on the right, eyes a gap in the Lions defence during the Super Rugby quarterfinal ...

Losing to the Lions in the Super Rugby quarterfinal wasn't how Todd Blackadder wanted it to end.

End of era for Blackadder video

Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder will soon relocate to English club Bath where he expected to work as the director of rugby.

Mistakes cost the Crusaders dearly in the loss to the Lions in their Super Rugby quarterfinal match.

Crusaders walloped by Lions video

Lions lock Franco Mostert forces his way through the tackles of Ryan Crotty and David Havili in the Super Rugby ...

The Crusaders conceded five tries in their 42-25 loss to the Lions in Jo'burg.

MacDonald takes up French contract

Quentin MacDonald, pictured in action for the Makos, is off to play his rugby in France.

 A familiar face will be missing from the middle of the Tasman Makos' front row when the national provincial rugby championship kicks off next month.

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