Hammerheads to make Makos feel at home

Shaun Connolly (centre) and the Hammerheads supporters at in the ITM Cup Premiership semifinal between Tasman Makos and ...

The Hammerheads are a thorn in the Canterbury's side, and they're proud of it.

Event to raise funds for surgical probe

Nelson breast cancer surgeon Ros Pochin at Manuka St Hospital.

A new piece of equipment will mean breast cancer surgery can happen at both hospitals in the top of the south.

Water main work to curb parking

Parking will be blocked along part of Wensley Rd in Richmond for about three weeks while a water main is replaced.

Parking will be blocked along part of Wensley Rd in Richmond for about three weeks while a water main is replaced. 

Heritage buildings could stymie Haven Precinct

The proposed Haven Precinct area along Nelson's waterfront.

A Haven Precinct sounds nice but some say bringing its myriad heritage buildings up to scratch will be a step too far.

School bus blaze video

The remains of a school bus that caught fire in Hope.

Driver and 27 schoolkids on board when the bus caught fire near Richmond, but escaped unscathed.

Old guard in new roles at TDC

Stuart Bryant, left, and Tim King will lead the big committees for the new term of council.

TDC trims its standing committees from four to three.

New council's first date

The inaugural meeting of the new Nelson City Council on Thursday afternoon.

Deputy mayor and committee chairs appointed an first Nelson City Council meeting.

'Inspiring women' help celebrate milestone

Hilary Mitchell, left, Lynette Rate, Bentley Stirling, Rev Leigh Page, Deanne Kilpatrick, Britta Hietz, Jemma Omlo and ...

Nelson's Women's Centre is celebrating with chatter, warmth and influential women when it holds its 20th birthday celebration later this month.

Seating stoush brews at Fish Stop

Jill Williams hopes to keep the outdoor dining area at her Alton St shop, Fish Stop.

Takeaway owner clashes with council over late husband's dream for outdoor dining.

Siblings share school sporting success

Siblings Caleb and Caitlin Delany both won major sporting awards at Waimea College.

Brother and sister win big at Waimea College sports awards.

Meet Marco the Mako

Marco the Mako, the Tasman Makos' mascot, during their ITM Cup rugby match against Canterbury at Trafalgar Park in Nelson.

Bad news Makos fans - a Cantabrian will be wearing your team mascot costume on Saturday.

Dark side of holiday town life

Ray White Golden Bay owner Billy Kerrisk.

Locals struggling to find long-term housing at popular holiday destination as outsiders snap up homes.

South Island kapa haka groups coming to Nelson

Hampden Street School's Te Kakano, kapa haka group perform at Stage One at the 1903 Square as part of the Nelson Arts ...

More than 500 kapa haka performers will be in Nelson on Saturday.

Advice to 4WD enthusiasts to seek river crossing training

A four-wheel drive crosses the lower Waimea River at Appleby close to where an off-road car was abandoned over the weekend.

Off-road enthusiasts crossing Appleby's Waimea River often find themselves stuck.

Makos tickets flying out the door

Tasman Makos fan Nixon Marfell 7 has a shark shaved in the side of his head by Chop City Barbers' Nathan Nuku Nuku at in ...

Nelsonians are gearing up for the Makos appearance in the premiership final.

Grounds for excitement

Irene Firestone, left, Rachel Swarbrick and Melissa Munro are part of a team of parents with children at St Joseph's ...

School honours its history and builds a space for wider community in outdoor redesign.

Jaine goes head-to-head with Bennett

Henry Jaine who finished 1st and George Bennett who 2nd, sit together at the end of the race and wait for the other ...

A gruelling mountain and road bike race in Golden Bay saw this year's winner go head-to-head with professional cyclist George Bennett.

EVolocity teams test electric vehicles

Marley Richardson-Hall of Waimea College competes in the 100 metre sprint at the EVolocity competition held at Trafalgar ...

 High school students from around the region are looking to the future with electric vehicles they have built.

Winds rock nursery

Nelson Central School Patrol in the rain at the Nile St crossing.

Nursery hit as forecasters warn of more unstable weather in the region this week.

Reformation tree planting

Phil Robinson, left, and Brigitta Inglis with  St Paul's Lutheran Community Church pastor Chris Janetzki and the ...

One of the region's first Lutheran communities celebrates its roots on Sunday.

Custom BMWs get kids beaming video

Mark Prujean, GoBabyGo board member, left with Benjamin Murphy and his father Simon Murphy in a GoBabyGo car.

He suffered severe spinal injuries from accident, but now custom "car" gives new freedom to Benjamin.

Where's Woolly a wild success

Nelson College students (from left) Duncan Murray, Ben Higgins, James Perham, Braydon Drummond, Alistair King meet with ...

Kiwi take on classic book a hit with international visitors.

Chia double their staff number

The expanded Chia team of Hannah Starnes, left, Alice Guerin, Courtenay Scott-Hill, Charlotte Brick, Florence Van Dyke  ...

Four new employees placed around the country have doubled a Nelson business's staff numbers.

Port donates $10,000 towards healthy homes

Warmer Healthier Homes chairman Bill Dahlberg (left) with Port Nelson chief executive Martin Byrne. The port recently ...

Port donation continues smooth sailing for warmer home initiative.

Big push for Women's Refuge

Katie O'Donnell, manager of Nelson Women's & Children's Refuge Services, says resourcing is the biggest challenge for ...

Service's November appeal seeks $10,000 to maintain its services.

Young professionals gearing up for ball

Nelson Young Proffessionals Michael Younghusband, left, Bridget McCormick, Jens Hansen sponsor Halfdan Hansen and Wes ...

Dressed in top hats and fascinators, young professionals will infiltrate the Mapua Playhouse. 

A step higher for hospitality worker

Marama Mapu has won a hospitality scholarship.

Award means dream a step closer for Nelson hospitality worker.

A Goodman waiting in the wings

Tasman Makos Brendan Asomua-Goodman is a teachers aid at Hampden Street School, The Makos have their Grand Final ...

 Finals experience another chapter of Makos up and comer's rise through the rugby ranks.

Nelson wineries claim gold

The Seifried family in one their chardonnay blocks.

Two Nelson wineries have won top prizes at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

Drive-thru dispute sparks smash

Ugly Richmond

A man exiting McDonald's got a scooter through his car window after failing to give way.

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