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 Kevin Judd

Heaphy heaven

Keen mountainbiker Sarnim Dean tackles the Heaphy Track with a group of friends.

Let there be light

With the return of Light Nelson just a few days away, Naomi Arnold shines the spotlight on the phenomenon.

From twigs to flourishing flora



Food far too good to waste

Nineteen families in Nelson and Tasman were happy last week to receive a $50 grocery voucher as a reward for completing a kitchen diary, in which they recorded every single item of food and drink that they threw away for one whole week - a big task!

Low-alcohol wine can ease hangovers

Anyone who enjoys a little too much wine occasionally will have experienced the nasty after effects of too much alcohol and for people who enjoy a moderate amount of alcohol regularly the effects are more subtle, particularly around the waistline.

Voting for beer label begins

Body in Space The artist with the most votes in the Nelson City People's Art Award will receive $1000 and their winning artwork will adorn a limited edition Sprig & Fern rigger

Jumping into the deep end

In their latest show, The Map, Body in Space has ventured into the exciting realm of long-form improvisation.

Seattle neon firm lights up show

Riverside art reflects water

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?

Film review: Godzilla

godzilla The monster is a bit too much missing in action for Godzilla reviewer Dave Manning's liking.

Review: Super Time Force

This silly, self-deprecating shooter blends old-school aesthetics with some fiendishly clever modern game design.

Game of Thrones re-cap

'Comedy' hits new low

Debut album years in the making

Stacey Knott meets a Nelson DJ who is lining up a tour to promote his debut album.

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