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Gigatown race steps up a gear

Nelson has a new race, starting today, to win the Gigatown competition for superfast internet, a $200,000 development fund and a $500,000 community fund.

Marching to raise climate awareness

Nelson woman Sara Cooper wants her community to start paying attention to the impact of climate change.

Drivers reminded about school zones

The driver of a bus caught travelling over the speed limit past a Nelson school on Monday morning had a previously unblemished record.

Cultural group, trust top funds list


The Nelson Multicultural Council and the Youth and Community Trust have received the largest amounts of funding in this year's community assistance fund.

Two city finalists for innovators awards

A small Nelson company that developed a hi-tech camera and another that has created products from a unique strain of algae are both finalists in the 2014 New Zealand Innovators Awards.

Police raid tinnie house

Police Woman to appear in court on cannabis charges following search of Richmond property.

New Richmond Countdown likely

Supermarket chain Progressive has bought land in Richmond and is understood to be planning to build a new Countdown store.

Mum sees school is quake ready

Man charged after glass throwing

Pedal power drives charity ride

Ginny and Pat Rickets Doreeen Rudolf will head south for the ride of her life this month, planning to cover 1260km from Motueka to Invercargill in 16 days.

Girl helps capture drive-by gunman

Young girl's quick-thinking after gun pointed at her from car helps police identify and arrest man.

Police criticisms best made official

Residents call for policing boost

Teen's crime spree

A 15-year-old boy has gone on a drunken crime spree, stealing two cars and crashing one of them.

Signs annoy Stoke man

Palmer Jim Palmer is the meat in a Labour sandwich and he's not happy about it.

Jolly red bus rolls into town

Labour's big red bus rolled through the streets of Stoke yesterday morning, emblazoned with supporters' signatures from around the country.

Stoke meeting attracts feisty turnout

Stoke's focus on community centre

Saxton ready for shows

Saxton Stadium, more used to netball than art, will also host cats, gardens and blokes this year as it takes over as Nelson's premier event venue.

King tides eat away at beach

 Culinary Challenge A review of erosion at the Tahunanui Back Beach is to be carried out after high tides swamped the coastline this week.

RSA hopes to stay at Suburban

Nelson Returned and Services Association members are keen to stay with the cash-strapped Suburban Club if a deal can be worked out, association president Barry Pont said today.

New health hub for Tahunanui

House's future queried

Model trains voted top family fun

A family fun evening will be held to celebrate the model train at Tahunanui being voted most family friendly activity in Nelson.

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