Truck crash causes serious injury

Woman trapped in wreckage after smash

One person is believed to be seriously injured after a crash involving a log truck and a car on State Highway 6 near Rai Valley this afternoon.
logging truck crash

Killer admits rampage

Man admits sexual assault and murder of woman and attacking tourists in South Island rampage.

Acid thrown in man's face

3:48pm A man has had acid or some other sort of disabling substance thrown in his face.

New Hub reduced to rubble

Enkhnasan Chuluunbaatar A broken heart in Nelson's New St marks where the old Artery once stood and its mosaic facade has been smashed to pieces.

Weather goes from bad to worse

Nelson will get a brief break in the weather today before it strikes again with full force tomorrow, when torrential rain and gales are expected.

Fisherman rescued after boat capsizes

19 min ago A man has been rescued from the sea near Motueka after a crab fishing boat rolled.

Mail duo awards finalists

Richard Mackay Nelson Mail journalists Naomi Arnold and Alden Williams have been named as finalists in this year's Canon Media Awards.

Final step for iwi claims

The top of the south Treaty of Waitangi settlements will cross their final hurdle tomorrow.

New signs aimed to slow traffic

Hospice shops remembering

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Love transcends language barrier

Love bloomed in a Mongolian desert for a Golden Bay woman. Now she and her husband are creating a new life in New Zealand.

McIlroy's title bid ended

Shannon McIlroy Shannon McIlroy's World Cup bowls campaign ended yesterday as Australia's Jeremy Henry moved another step closer towards securing a third consecutive title.

Escape from quakes agrees with Ben

The Alloway family left Christchurch two years ago, choosing a Nelson lifestyle over earthquakes and long commutes.

Rabbits in a league of their own

Makos' efforts pay big dividends

Adam Brown

Schools slog it out in mud

It was a muddy good time for secondary students competing in the Tasman secondary schools mountainbike championships on the Codgers Trails in Nelson's Brook Valley.

Down on the ice

Antarctica A Nelson man has returned from Antarctica with new convictions about the value of ice science in unlocking the secrets of climate change.

Artists evolve through residency

Two artists who are this year's recipients of the Hamish Fletcher Lawyers Graduate Residency, are exhibiting at the Refinery.

REV: 1967 Ford XR Fairmont

Central-city living beckons

Suter Autumn Exhibition

History inspires exhibition

When Guinevere Wilde discovered the old dump at Farewell Spit she knew she had found a gateway through time into the lives of the people who had lived there between 1870 and 1984 to keep the lighthouse lit up.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America David Manning takes a look at the latest comicbook superhero movie.

TV review: 7 Days/Jono and Ben at Ten

7 Days/Jono and Ben at Ten TV3, Fridays, 9.30 and 10pm

Lake Street Dive: Bad Self Portraits

Review - Kinect Sports: Rivals

joffrey wedding

A Song of the Sofa: Episode two (spoiler)

Our resident Westeros watchers are still recovering from last night's jaw-dropping Game of Thrones - if you're yet to see episode two, look away now.

Editorial: A tale of Brashness

don brash Don Brash, what were you thinking?

How should councils be funded?

Taxes remain one of life's certainties, but the ways they are applied at a local government level may be in for a shake-up.

Time to resolve Stanton issue

Post-royal NZ brings hard calls

Lydia Ko

Time to halt the financial support

Supporting someone's dream is fair enough, but giving taxpayer dollars to a professional is wrong.

Nelson tops NZ in a 'stonking' surge

The Nelson region is streets ahead in its business confidence, a new survey shows.

Businesswomen, Groser in town

The Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce is hosting two business lunches this week, including one with Minister of Trade Tim Groser on Friday.

Business matters

Paula's offshoot falls flat

Alton Street Cycles.

Bikes built for commuting

The wheels of Nelson's burgeoning bicycle revolution have taken a Danish turn, courtesy of Alton St Cycles which opened at the weekend.

Importance of keeping house and sanity

housework How important is housework and being a home maker to early motherhood?

Motueka missing out on funds

I may be cheating on Motueka but apathy is screwing it over.

A word about all these goings on

It's autumn, but stay off the sofa


Time we eased off the road-rage pedal

Even in Nelson, where the roading system works efficiently 98 per cent of the time, everyone has their pet irritation.

Swiss input to a very Kiwi vineyard

Kina Beach Vineyard. The boutique Kina Beach Vineyard is owned by a couple who live in Zurich and visit their piece of paradise in Nelson "not as often as we would like".

Bringing hemp out of the closet

Hemp, arguably one of the most versatile agricultural crops available, is restricted in New Zealand. Why is this? The answer is simple; hemp is closely related to marijuana.

Get inspired in the River Kitchen

A taste of the tropics

Kina Beach Vineyard.

Life's a bach

Judith Gillies asks what happened to the lifestyle we used to know.

Giants' Jones calls time on career

Phill Jones Nelson basketball legend Phill Jones has announced his retirement after a stellar 21-year career.

Bennett denies attack

Paula Bennett has denied that her recent attack on jetsetting beneficiaries was targeted at a chronically ill Nelson woman.

Holly gets ready to go global

New director for festival

Breast cancer survivors

River retreat nets survivors

Breast cancer survivors bared their souls at a luxury retreat near Murchison over the weekend, and learned a new skill as well.

Cash needed to tackle wasps

WASPS Entomologists are trying to drum up increased funding to fight Nelson's huge wasp problem.

Nelson girl in the Big Apple swing

A young Nelson woman studying in New York says she is living her dream.

Trail riders in to win

Stoke development in spotlight

Alton Street Cycles.

Bikes built for commuting

The wheels of Nelson's burgeoning bicycle revolution have taken a Danish turn, courtesy of Alton St Cycles which opened at the weekend.

Z Energy

City's shark-infested waters

A group of young Nelson spearfishers have provided visual evidence that large sharks are in the water at the Glen.

boulder bank boat

Owner told to remove boat

Nelson's Boulder Bank boat builder has weeks before the council confiscates his "structure".

Tania Hinks

Beggar just wants kids back

Video: A woman who hit 'rock bottom' is ashamed to be begging in Trafalgar St but says she has no other option.


Gigatown gathers momentum

Gigatown Nelson campaigners are aiming for a million votes this month as Nelson sits firmly in third place in the nationwide competition.

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