Local goodies at heart of motel's relaunch
Motel owner Bonita Wilkinson's decision to stock only local food in its minibars is part of her strong belief that Nelson businesses need to work together.
Mystery surrounds the sudden closure of a Nelson catering company.
The year ahead is looking promising after three years of increasing business closures, a Nelson Tasman Business Trust function was told.
After starting her hair salon in 2006 with just herself and an apprentice, Ursula Harris Hair Design has been named Nelson's best small business.
Nelson company SeaDragon will open a new refinery as part of $6m expansion that will double its staff.
Nelson staff lose jobs in nationwide shutdown
Four Nelson workers are among about 70 set to lose their jobs after children's clothing retailer JK Kids' decision to wind down the nationwide business.
Nelson has too much office space, says Bayleys special projects manager Doug McKee.
© Fairfax NZ NewsNew Zealand King Salmon says a board of inquiry's decision to allow it build four new salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds did not contain an error of law.
Richmond retailers are surfing a surge of foot traffic and spending in the wake of Kmart's opening.
Michael and Peter Talley have been inducted into the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce hall of fame.
A father and son were ecstatic after taking home the supreme prize at Nelson's premier business awards.
Four local retailers will have their licences suspended for selling to under-age customers.
Nelson Market trader Reni Gargiulo has found the secret ingredient to success in business.
The owner of the former Phat Club has transformed the building's facade into a giant chalkboard.
Confidence is returning to the Nelson region's economy, say regional leaders.
There was applause, cheers and even a few tears as Kmart opened its giant new store this morning.
Nostalgic Georgie Pie fans need suffer no longer, the classic steak mince 'n' cheese pie is back in Nelson and Richmond and is selling like hot cakes.
New boutique a good fit for Nelson
Fashion designer Cheryl Mackie has made the confident step of opening her own boutique in Nelson.
The region's economy's worrying trends include closing businesses, a drop in tourist visits, unqualified school leavers and residents leaving the region.
SARAH DUNN - © Fairfax NZ NewsPotential collaborations were spawned at the Cawthron Institute when a group of British specialists participated in a workshop.
A new Japanese restaurant in Bridge St is offering a fresh take on the humble sushi.
Nelson co-working space Bridge St Collective has developed a strong community but it has yet to break even. Adam Roberts takes a look.
With his epic tale being devoured by 3.3m people globally, a Nelson writer is enjoying an adventure into interactive storytelling.
Salon owner will have to pay hairdresser more than $11,000 in lost wages and compensation.
FRITZ KUCKUCK AND MARIA GRAU - © Fairfax NZ NewsSimon and Nicki Nicholas are living a dream. They have traded in a hectic Auckland existence for the relative tranquillity of running a brewery in rural Nelson.
A Nelson-made $2 million automated craft beer system is on its way to an Australian client.
Nelson entrepreneur's custom-designed travel bag crowdfunding campaign has raised 11 times its goal.
A Kiwi couple have bucked the trend of people shifting to Australia by moving the other way to open a new mobile ice cream cart in Nelson.
Years of legal wrangling stunted salmon farming, costing millions, King Salmon boss says.
Inspired by an icon of the Christchurch quakes, a Nelson salon in a shipping container has attracted plenty of interest.
Around 200 specialised workers will join Nelson's marine engineers when long ship arrives.
A new laser tag centre is to open in Tahuna, featuring high-tech laser guns used by the US army.
Sprig & Fern chief's recipe for success
NAOMI ARNOLD - © Fairfax NZ NewsSprig & Fern Tavern head brewer and co-owner Tracy Banner celebrated her 30 years of brewing last month .She talks to Naomi Arnold about her part in building a craft beer nation
A long-running Nelson pub has gone into liquidation just six months after a new owner took over.
ADAM ROBERTS - © Fairfax NZ NewsNelson's Supreme Biotechnologies head looking ahead to tripling the company's size.
A new way to catch fish unharmed, secretly developed in Nelson, could revolutionise New Zealand fishing.
As new mortgage restrictions kick in, PM says Kiwis would pay substantially higher interest rates without them. | Homes out of reach for Nelson buyers
A new cafe is planned for the Nelson site formerly occupied by the Strawberry Bakehouse.
Port Nelson has reported a net profit of $7.1 million.
A surge in cruise ship arrivals over the summer is expected to have positive spin-offs for the region.
A young Nelson entrepreneur's crowdfunding campaign to sell a custom-designed travel bag has delivered more than four times its funding goal in a week.
The owners of a Trafalgar St store opened in 1994 are closing down after four years of tough retail conditions.
Nelson has won the lion's share of an $80 million repair of a damaged oil storage ship.
One of the region's biggest companies has relocated its customer service centre to Nelson.
A $2.75m offer for Wakatu Square still stands, depending on the type of proposal the new city council comes up with. | Council shelves square sale
A Nelson entrepreneur's crowdfunding campaign has already doubled its funding goal.
Nelson designer who uses recycled fabrics to create original designs invited to national eco-fashion show.
Video: A Nelson biotechnology company has used a significant capital investment to fund technological advances.
A potential Auckland, Nelson and Queenstown air link could boost visitors to the region.
A Nelson entrepreneur's crowdfunding campaign has reached its funding goal in a matter of hours.