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Stoked with Stoke

Now that we go to Stoke several times a week, I know that it has a rich heritage, excellent recreation facilities, and good food and drink.

Lack of variety lets Destiny down

After a couple of weeks playing Destiny, I'm still not entirely sure whether it's a mess or a masterpiece.

Fly fishing fun in Motueka

ZANE MIRFIN - The Nelson Mail

Spring is sprung and the days continue to get warmer and longer. It's not long until daylight savings kick in again and the world will be an angler's oyster.

O'Neill returns home for one-off show

Nelson-born singer Sharon O'Neill will perform at an exclusive dinner concert at the Rutherford Heritage Hotel Nelson in November.

Echoes of the Med

Fortunately for us all, the wonderful anise tasting wonders of fennel have been brought to our shores.

Theatre team living on their wits

Kaye McNabb Quick wit and a love of playing out scenes has placed a group of Nelson College improv actors second in a national competition.

Idea to develop arts centre

Tejas Arn has a vision for a Nelson co-operative that houses everything from music gigs and artist workshops to local craft shops and food stalls.

Arts festival's subtle echoes

Art lovers set to stroll Nelson by night

Moonshine and balderdash

Villa Maria Under the full moon, the fragile blooms of my Camellia sasanqua ‘Plantation Pink' looked eerily surreal.

The many joys of reuse shops

Nelson Reuse & Recycle Centre has operated in Tahunanui since 1992. It is at the entry to the transfer station, and accepts and sells items that might otherwise go to landfill.

Nelsonians dining out more often

Science meets art at Light Nelson

Creative minds fill food gap

How soon could you double the current food production from your home garden?

Pursuing maximum vibe

Blair Riordan Stacey Knott checks out a Nelson "surf band" who have just released their first EP.

Broods up for Silver Scroll

Nelson duo Broods are among the finalists for the New Zealand song of the year award.

Game changers

Dance duo in the groove

Gentle, intimate air at Moutere

Continuing our series profiling music venues in the region, we chat to the Moutere Inn's Andrew Cole.

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