Stones painter reaches out

Tracking down rare poster on the agenda

When 47,000 fans are jammed into Mt Smart Stadium to hear the Rolling Stones tonight, one child of the sixties will be in Woodstock, Nelson, hoping to hear from the band.
Kate Burness

Dam plan 'bad data'

10:50am Nelson business leader Tom Sturgess has blasted the council's figures on the Waimea Community Dam.

Final push for Gigatown

11:15am There are five days left for the public to have their say on what city should get the fastest internet connection in NZ.

Healthy drinks not a fizzer

11:15am A year ago Hampden St School sold 500 cans of soft drink at its annual twilight gala.

Awesome water slide in works

11:32am The world's longest water slide is being made in Nelson, and is promising a wicked ride.

Guilty of manslaughter

Guanzhi Yu was not insane when she killed her husband, and attempted to murder her daughter-in-law, jury finds.

Broods' big breakthrough

Nelson duo Broods have won their first ever Tui by taking out best breakthrough album of the year at the New Zealand music awards last night

Lowe's arthritis battle commended

Tasman Makos star James Lowe's ability to fend off arthritis that threatened his rugby career will be recognised tonight.

Victim drugged and raped, jury hears

A bird in the herd

Wheelchair dancers have a ball

Wheelchair users were the heart and soul of an open-air dance rendition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Oscar's out making tracks

Oscar Perks lies in bed visualising each corner, each line, each second of each downhill mountainbike track.

Ridsdale's 'brilliant year' not over

A historic extra-time goal by Alex Ridsdale has fired the Xavier University Musketeers into the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Clear for take-off

Sport with the axe factor

Falcons in unusual position

Motivation won't be lacking tomorrow as the Falcons look to bounce back from last Saturday's shock 3-1 loss to bottom of the table Hawke's Bay United.

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.

Docking pay for drive-offs immoral

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

Labour as divided as ever

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

Hard time in jail seems fitting

High cost of domestic violence

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.

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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