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Trout risk fears after 1080 drop

Nelson Marlborough Fish & Game is still waiting for confirmation the poison 1080 does not pose any sub-lethal risks to anglers.

Battled cancer to finish degree

Mother of six graduated with bachelor of applied social science after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in her final year.

Colourful lineup for Evolve

Tui winners, African drummers and psychic to perform at country's only health and wellbeing festival.

'Don't give us your rubbish'

Charity stores in Nelson are being treated as dumping grounds and the clean-up is costing valuable time and money.

Happy graduates take to streets

Learning is work and work is learning, 400 graduates told as they step out with new qualifications.

Chemical pourer punished

Man who poured hazardous chemical on clothing rack sentenced to community work.

Brash seeks inquiry into Ellis case

Former National leader Don Brash writes to Justice Minister asking for independent review into man convicted of child abuse.

Wisdom for young travellers in ebook

Pair of globetrotting Kiwis pen guide for young backpackers who want to explore the world but aren't sure where to start.

Norris loses search order appeal

The Supreme Court has thrown out former Nelson liquidator Pat Norris's appeal over a search order.

Wakefield shed destroyed in fire

Investigators are yet to determine the cause of a large shed fire about 25km from Nelson last night.

Sealord nets $20.6m profit

Kiwi fishing firm Sealord has turned last year's $36.5m loss into a $20.6m profit, less than a month after cutting 111 jobs.

Fishing death mourned

Family and friends of Van Lian Thang gathered at Waimea Inlet where he drowned to mourn his death.

Treat box swells with gifts

The "treat box" at Nelson Hospital children's ward is packed with presents after a generous Christmas donation.

Christmas spirit lights up gardens

Carols rung out in Richmond last night as voices young and old joined together in festive cheer.

Drugs bust arrests

Several arrests have been made following a drugs bust in Nelson.

Early birds boost festive spend

Well-prepared Christmas shoppers have boosted spending in Nelson.

Search resumes for fisherman

A man is missing presumed drowned after a fishing expedition went horribly wrong.

Student's designs blend East and West

Chinese exchange student creates own fashion label during degree at NMIT.

Rebels call off meeting

Nelson Grey Power's rebel faction makes late decision to postpone attempt to oust president.

Brewers tap careful drinkers

Even before Simon Nicholas finished the first batch of his lower alcohol craft beer, it had "pretty much" sold out.

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