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We're a peaceful bunch, we Kiwis

It might not seem apparent in the current political landscape, but New Zealand rates as the fourth most peaceful place on the planet.

Plenty to consider in deciding best bar

The bi-annual Nelson Hospitality Awards function was held at The Rutherford Hotel last Monday.

Roads not the answer

Nelson

Perhaps the question we need to ask is not how to improve moving cars into and out of the city. Maybe we should be asking how to improve moving people into and out of the city.

How to score free floorboards

In this week's real-life reno' column, Adam talks through the pain and joy of salvaging old floorboards.

Gentle, intimate air at Moutere

Beers and bands at New Zealand's oldest pub

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

$5000 boost for painting fundraiser

Guy Williams Nelson ratepayers will contribute $5000 towards a campaign to secure a Rita Angus painting.

Important to support local art

Great art should be as accessible as possible, which is why the Suter gallery's bid to buy a painting from one of New Zealand's greatest artists deserves support.

Suter in $160,000 bid for art work

Potter's character reflected in his work

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?

Singer follows American dream

Gabriella Atkinson Nelson teenage songstress Gabriella Atkinson is heading back to the United States to follow her dreams.

Sea change for Little Oceans

Nelson-born alt-pop group Little Oceans has just been awarded a NZ On Air Making Tracks grant worth $10,000.

Record trade and sale day a hit

Famous foodie gets taste of Nelson

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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