Stacey Russell, second from right is on the Pepi First programme which is run and supported by Sonia Hepi-Treanor, left, ...

Quit smoking incentive to help unborn children

An incentivised programme has helped Motueka woman Stacey Russell to quit smoking. 

Drunk driver in dock

A photo of the crash scene on Whakatu Dr taken from a passing vehicle and posted on Facebook.

A drink driver in Nelson damaged four vehicles and seriously injured a woman.

Iwi challenges water bottling

A plan to bottle thousands of cubic metres of water from a Tasman spring has been dealt a blow after a local iwi appeal.

Poverty hitting region's youngest

The report has found more than 1400 children in Nelson and Tasman live below the poverty line. 

Talley's fighting consent terms

Talley's is challenging some of the proposed conditions to its continued discharge from its Motueka site.

Nelson still top

Nelson stays New Zealand's top-performing region in an economic scoreboard.

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Quit smoking incentive to help unborn children

Stacey Russell, second from right is on the Pepi First programme which is run and supported by Sonia Hepi-Treanor, left, ...

An incentivised programme has helped Motueka woman Stacey Russell to quit smoking. 

Fined for shooting farm animals

A Golden Bay man has been fined for shooting and stealing three deer in a fenced paddock.

NZ Response Team training video

Drunk driver causes pile up


Turner scores four as Richmond cruise

Richmond Athletic's Joey Turner, pictured in action against Nelson College earlier this month, scored four goals in ...

Richmond Athletic put seven past Tahuna in Price Charity Cup.

Tactix must nab standout coach

Julie Seymour, left, and Marianne Delaney-Hoshek, right, could be battling it out for the Tactix top job this off-season.

 Opinion: Tactix head coaching decision could make or break embattled netball franchise.

Healthy Brown shines in Crusaders return

Crusaders replacement flanker Jed Brown dives over in the corner for a try against the Rebels on Saturday night.

After a horrible run of injuries, Crusader Jed Brown can see the light at end of tunnel.

Mainland series revs up

Ashton Oliver was quick all day on his KDX200.

The Top of the South VMX Club hosted round one of the Nelson Motorcycle Centre's Mainland series at the weekend.

Rodgers Trophy remains in Nelson

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Nelson's representative indoor bowls team has retained the Rodgers Trophy.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Pushing boundaries in the kitchen

Urban Eatery head chef Riki Day with one of their dishes.

 All great hospitality businesses have a hardworking team in the background, people who often shun the limelight but have a huge passion for the work they do.

Telling stories of illness through art

Curator Catharine Salmon with work from TLC at the Refinery ArtSpace.

Review: A thought-provoking, powerful, exhibition of art has been on show at the Refinery Artspace entitled TLC.

Studies have shown Urzila cracks people up

Crack'n comedian Urzila Carlson is coming to Nelson with her new show Studies Have Shown.

Urzila Carlson's a staunch comedian who doesn't hold back; serving up punchy expletives and ripping into subjects that are often tabu in Nelson on June 3.

Powerful coming of age classic

Kes, a 1969 film by Ken Loach about a bond between a boy and his kestrel, is the next Nelson Film Society screening.

Ken Loach's film, Kes tells of a lad brought up in a drab Yorkshire village who trains a kestrel.

Creative works blend old and new technologies

Kathaleen Bartha and Robert Thompson with work from the group show Cross Currents: Contemporary Nelson Artists at Atkins ...

Six artists who use a mixture of traditional and cutting edge technologies are exhibiting at Atkins Gallery.


The path of righteousness all about sharing the love

If we can learn how to share a pathway, we'll be able to solve any problem, even the big ones.

I owe an apology to a blameless young man on a bike who I recently accosted on one of Nelson's shared pathways.

The waisted years

There's no real mystery to middle-aged spread.

OPINION: Middle-aged spread has turned up uninvited.

Outdoor horizons a lifetime pursuit

Charli and Rosie Mirfin at Wharariki Beach, Golden Bay.

Zane Mirfin looks back, and forward, to invigorating outdoor adventures.

Signs of growing pains

Richmond's growing pains are vividly illustrated by lots of men in high-vis vests.

The WORKS END road sign has been on the street around the corner for the past month.  The metal legs holding the sign up, straddle the footpath and the gutter.  

Taking a stand for children

Dr Lance O'Sullivan, Northland, who jumped on stage at a screening of the movie Vaxxed in Kaitaia.

The country needs more leaders like Dr Lance O'Sullivan.

Our People

Much more than just a farmer

Henry Rouse.

Henry Rouse was a lynchpin of the Murchison community.

Party to promote well-being

Motueka High School students won a competition focused on Maori youth suicide prevention with their concept of an ...

Motueka students are planning a music festival to promote well-being and prevent youth suicide.

Business, aviation leader dies

Robyn Reid with her husband, Bill, and their Avro Anson MK I twin-engined aircraft at an Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre ...

Respected Nelson businesswoman Robyn Reid died last week but her legacy continues to fly high.

Ivasa win Smokefreerockquest Nelson final

Fret 24 were the people's choice winners.

The plan to have fun pays off for winning Nelson College-Nelson College for Girls band.

'Little angel' helps mum find lump

Former Nelson College for Girls student Lizl Matthewson spoke of her breast cancer experience at the Pink Ribbon ...

A Nelson mum was able to beat breast cancer after her daughter helped her find a lump while breastfeeding.


Makalio gets first shot at Lions

Crusaders hooker Andrew Makalio is looking forward to lining up against the Lions.

Andre Makalio's meteoric rise set to continue as the Crusaders hooker prepares to face Lions.

Waimea Combined stun Nelson College

Waimea Combined Schools celebrate their stunning UC Championship rugby win over Nelson College on Saturday.

Waimea Combined score a stunning upset win over Nelson College.

Tasman Trophy semifinalists confirmed

Renwick winger Kavekini Tabu, left, attempts to fend off WOB centre Mo Tau.

Nelson, Waimea Old Boys, Wanderers and Moutere will contest Wednesday's Tasman Trophy playoffs. 

Christie out of Super Rugby

Shane Christie receives medical help for a cut in February 2016. He has been ruled out of the current season with ...

Shane Christie's Highlanders season is over due to "concussion-like" symptoms.

Waitohi opt out of final round

Marist flanker Ryan Dafel in action during last Saturday's Tasman Trophy loss to Central.

Waitohi decide not to play Wanderers after death of Bevan Moody. 


Ivasa win Smokefreerockquest Nelson final

Fret 24 were the people's choice winners.

The plan to have fun pays off for winning Nelson College-Nelson College for Girls band.

Historic movie house to close

0803 2011 Photo Ross Giblin copyright The Dominion Post
Earthquake prone buildings in Courtenay Place, ...

Wellington's Paramount cinema will close in September, just after celebrating its centenary.

Gumboot Musical a stomping good time

Stimela 'The Gumboot' Musical is a show full of joy and laughter and proves that music is indeed food for the soul.

The Gumboot Musical will leave you breathless and stomping your feet for more.

Intoxicating alternative to Marchfest

John Rimmer conducts the Nelson Symphony Orchestra rehearsing at the Old St John's Hall.

REVIEW: The audience was left still and spellbound by Nelson Symphony Orchestra's first concert of 2017.

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Romantic musical journey

Helene Pohl played one of Clara Schurmann's works in the Love Triangle concert.

Adam Chamber Music Concert Series

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