Memories of WW1

Soldier chosen to be the face of the Great War

His ship was torpedoed by Germans, his hospital bombed from a Zeppelin, but Melville Mirfin made it back home.
Meville Mirfin

Rubbish plans

Moves are afoot to create a regional rubbish dump at the York Valley landfill in Bishopdale.

Crusaders march into Super final

9:17pm Easy win for Crusaders as they crush the Sharks 38-6 in Christchurch.

Roadblock could thwart traffic cheats

Ron Guyton Drivers sneaking through Beatson Rd to cheat traffic on Waimea Rd could soon run into a roadblock.

Search for the queens

The Tasman District Council is asking people to capture wasps and send them in by post.

Never too old 'to save NZ'

Conservative Party candidate John Green wants NZ to return to being a "haven in a crazy world".

Make your early vote count: Cunliffe

David Cunliffe During a visit to Nelson this week, Labour leader David Cunliffe urged party members to "vote early".

Literacy drive gets boys on track

An advanced learning literacy programme at Birchwood School is helping eight boys reach their potential.

Science teacher wins top award

Founders centre shut for 12 weeks

 Nelson Evening Mail printers

'Brave' printing move marked

A printing revolution has been marked with the 50th anniversary of the Nelson Mail's web offset press.

Hay and Kain in CD squad

cricket ball Nelson will have two players on what is a home-grown Central Districts cricket contract list for next summer.

Time running out for Waimea

Waimea College have only two more opportunities to improve their current Press Cup bottom ranking.

Development wary of Suburbs

Technical lessons place all in a row

Tim Fanning

Giants put feelers out

The Nelson Giants are casting a wide net to see who might be interested in coaching them next year.

House filled with memories

abandoned Takaka home Naomi Arnold and Alden Williams visit an old home at Spring Grove.

Double hoppy; we're happy

Five exciting, delicious, medal worthy New Zealand Double IPA's - all available in the local supermarket. We got so excited, we bought them all.

Romance of veges

Real life reno: The kitchen


Hot from the pot

As we dip into the depths of winter it is not only satisfying to eat soups but making them is equally satisfying.

Games mask Commonwealth questions

Commonwealth Games medals The Games in Glasgow are now just another live event competing for our attention

Time NZ took a leadership role

Kinley Salmon ponders a world of drones, climate change and the South China Sea and asks if it is a time for New Zealand to contribute more to world leadership.

No-where else but Nelson

Advantages to being multi-lingual

gerry brownlee

Gerry opens a door for Cunliffe

David Cunliffe needed a break, then along came Gerry.

Cafe becomes winter studio

Muck the pig An artist has found a new element for her work after moving her mountain studio to a busy cafe.

Mastering a new set of skills

New Zealand's next generation of theatre technicians are waiting in the wings at Waimea College and their mentors say "they are a great wee bunch".

Writer launches two fishy tales

Kath Bee scoops top prize

david cunliffe and john key

Amazing test of friendship

Former Nelsonians John Gbenda-Charles and Murray Roeske are competing in The Amazing Race Australia v New Zealand.

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