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Record turnout for Nelson A&P show

An action-packed programme and a sparkling day drew one of the biggest turnouts to the Golden Edge Nelson A&P Show in Richmond yesterday.
Reuben Northover

Trash plan rubbished

Tasman's trash looks set to come to Nelson despite residents thinking the idea is a load of rubbish.

Big fire on Rabbit Island

Two helicopters have been dispatched to help put out a large scrub fire near Nelson.

Baby saved from drowning

A baby boy found face down in a Nelson swimming pool was revived by a family member.

Locals want Janie to 'rust in peace'

The organiser of a protest against the possible removal of the Janie Seddon was thrilled that online activism was made real.

Woman 'made up' rape claim

Nelson woman accused of fabricating story of being raped by a 70-year old man, court hears.

Putting a stop to family violence

Nelson police want to do themselves out of a job when it comes to dealing with family violence.

Founders hums with shoppers

Nelson craftspeople are at least $20,000 better off after the third annual Great Christmas Market this weekend.

Hope for cricket spin-offs

Marketing push raises region's profile

Stranded whales die on beach

Hundreds of people turned up at Rototai beach to and touch three dead sperm whales that had become stranded.

Key men seal it for Celtic

Ten overs of excellent cricket secured Biddy Kate's Celtic the Kelvin Scoble Trophy as the top one-day club team in both Marlborough and Nelson yesterday.

Relaxed Costley wins marathon

Pre-race favourite Phil Costley, from Nelson, took the marathon title in the Pak 'n Save Sun Run, staged at a windswept Athletic Park in Blenheim on Saturday.

Falcons in unusual position

Oscar's out making tracks

Title chase over for Falcons

Yesterday's 2-1 loss to Manawatu United looks to have ended the Nelson Marlborough Falcons' hopes of winning the ASB Youth League.

Broods confirm homecoming gig

The Nelson College hall will be a big shift from the feted venues of New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville but the Broods are looking forward to coming home.

North v South in crafty taste-off

Forget the Ranfurly Shield - there's a more prestigious prize on the line.

Nelson sitcom given green light

Strong showing at A&P event

Following the dream

As Charles Anderson reports, the reality of life in a touring burlesque sideshow is not all sequins and tassels.

Labour as divided as ever

The Labour Party would have been hoping for a far more decisive result from its post-election leadership vote.

Next generation bids farewell

Just as our forebears left Europe for a better life, so, ironically, large numbers of our own children have left New Zealand for much the same reason.

Hard time in jail seems fitting

High cost of domestic violence

Docking pay for drive-offs immoral

Petrol station drive-offs cost the oil companies millions each year, apparently.

Nominate your Nelsonian of the Year

Today we begin the quest to find the Nelson Mail's Nelsonians of the Year.

Martin opts to run with Boston

Nelson College for Girls middle distance runner Jess Martin had scholarship offers from more than 20 different US universities before deciding to sign with Boston College

The funny side of dating disasters

Small, beautiful celebration

Good sort at heart of kindy

Bruce Murry-Campbell has been unable to work since he was 19, so instead he has dedicated his life to volunteering at Stoke and Birchwood Kindergartens.

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