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It is also only 25 sleeps until Christmas and a good excuse for a bit of excess, so this story is all about sweet stuff.
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Hands up those of you from Invercargill. Welcome to Nelson. For what it's worth, I've just had a week in your home town as a guest of the taxpayer.
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A few weeks back we joined a celebration at McCashin's Brewery launching a new beer series and a new book called The First Craft Beer - The McCashin's Story and the Kiwi Brewing Revolution it Sparked.
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Nelson is all about summer so be bold, be brave and enjoy our fabulous beaches.
There are a few different trends to hit the races this season, including some that would shock the older generation.
For those who care deeply about the environment and labour on its behalf, it pays to be patient . . . and have a sense of humour.
The divestment movement is a form of protest that the fossil fuel industry can't ignore. Ashlee Gross reports.
Steve Richards of popular Tasman eatery Jester House shares two recipes for the Cafe of the Year award and his recipe for the 'best hash browns in the world'.
The flax flowers seem to have come early this year. So have those on the cabbage tree.
Inspirational gardens and plants from Garden Marlborough, on this week.
When most people think about the Central Otago wine region they generally associate it with pinot noir, often expensive pinot noir, and to be fair that is a very reasonable association to make.
As I write this it is day four of eight in Central Otago which I must say is as beautiful as the Nelson region - in fact, it is stunningly beautiful in a different way.
Stoke and Founders breweries have been criticised for losing their connection to their local roots. But these families have no intention of letting go.