Community raising standards

Stoke School tackles deprivation head-on

In the fourth part of a series looking at struggling families, Stacey Knott checks out initiatives in Stoke, one of Nelson's most deprived areas.
Adriana Weepu

Shock over teen's death

Karen Healey Close friends of Nelson teenager killed in cathedral fall pay tribute to 'free spirited' young explorer. Student dies after roof plunge

School may be forced to face music

A petition to the Nelson School of Music has triggered a special meeting. | NSOM in crisis

Nature still taking its toll

Collingwood Sthome is demolished Machines are finishing what nature started with the demolition of a Nelson house badly damaged in the Easter storm.

Man dies in DIY bicycle crash

A man has died after crashing his motorised bicycle.

Alcohol policy appeal dropped

Hospitality Association left as sole objectors after supermarkets dropped their appeal.

Smith won't pursue defamation

Nick Smith Conservation minister won't pursue defamation after after allegations of political interference at Fish & Game.

Navy helps out with underwater robots

Nelson-based NZAquaBots programme is to expand into the North Island with the help of the Royal New Zealand Navy.

Motueka: Living the dream...

Flag's return a stirring moment

Chris Kirby

Store bows out of 'retail war'

Richmond store shuts up shop with owner predicting a retail war as big stores fight for customers.

Nelson teams almost claim a full house

Ugg boots Nelson's senior representative hockey players let one slip through their fingers but still finished well on top.

Tasman play second fiddle to Federal

Federal exploited a weakened Tasman lineup to secure a 2-0 Nelson division one women's hockey win at Saxton Turf on Saturday.

Edwards bowls them over

Costley turns up heat on rivals

Marty Banks

Banks blow for Makos' trip south

Marty Banks is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks after a knee injury ruled him out of the Tasman Makos' southern tour.

Game destined for greatness

Destiny Although the beta only offers a taster of the full game, there's more than enough to suggest that Destiny is going to be a bit special.

House filled with memories

In the second part of our interactive feature, Naomi Arnold and Alden Williams visit an abandoned home at Spring Grove. | Home truths

Jazz jezebel brought to life

Exhilarating, heart warming concert

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Nelson's best family restaurants

Elizabeth Bean samples the fare at two of Nelson's most popular family dining spots.

Key's refusal to lift age curious

John Key Prime Minister John Key continues to reject sensible and logical calls to lift the age at which Kiwis qualify for taxpayer-funded pensions.

Games mask Commonwealth questions

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

Gerry opens a door for Cunliffe

Time NZ took a leadership role

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Slip into something more cosy

Whether you wear Glassons or Gucci, sweat-shop, opp-shop or Top Shop, your clothes say something about you even if you wish they'd keep quiet about it.

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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