Crash causes peak-hour delays

Police are working to control traffic on Waimea Rd, Nelson after a two car crash during school peak-hour.

A car accident in Nelson has caused traffic delays during school peak-hour time.

Nelson to host three years of Super Club video

Nelson was awarded hosting rights for the inaugural Super Club tournament on the back of last year's sellout Silver ...

Hosting Super Club tournament will have 'phenomenal' impact in Nelson.

Nelson City Council's interim Chief Executive's pay revealed

David Hammond has been appointed acting chief executive for the Nelson City Council.

Interim Chief Executive David Hammond will take on the role from June 26.

Elderly woman died in fire

Wednesday's fire sent a huge plume of thick, black smoke over the Nelson suburb of Stoke.

Police confirm an elderly woman died in a house fire Nelson but it could takes days to confirm her identity.

What's on in Nelson this weekend

As Night Falls by Black Grace

What is on in Nelson this weekend.

Kiwi craft chocolate wins gold

Karl Hogarth of Hogarth Craft Chocolate holds a handful of cocoa nibs.

Nelson chocolatiers Hogarth won top prize at the global chocolate awards in London.

Students 'gutted' by burglary

A burglary at Nayland College saw a "significant amount" of outdoor equipment stolen.

A Nelson school have been victim to a "significant" burglary.

First SHAs in pipeline for Tasman district

There could be hundreds of new homes built in Tasman district as eight proposed Special Housing Areas get TDC backing.

Richmond may get hundreds of new homes as TDC backs first proposed Special Housing Areas.

How do schools address poverty?

Stoke School principal Pete Mitchener.

A Nelson school principal says children from low-income families face an uphill battle.

Council approves 2.8 per cent rate rise

Rate rises

Rates are set to rise nearly three per cent as the Nelson City Council adopts the annual plan.

Nelson songbird flies home again

Nelson-born songwriter Sharon O'Neill is returning home for two shows at the Boathouse in September.

One of Nelson's most successful musical exports is coming home for two September shows.

Banding together for birds

Hawea Austin and Keryn McDermott help out at a tree-planting day as part of the Battle for the Banded Rail project.

The small community of Mapua is making massive progress in its mission to restore the habitat of an at-risk bird.

Hogey rides new wave

John Hogan is catching a new business wave, selling his Nelson surf shop after 12 years of doing business.

Slow winters and rise of online shopping spells end of veteran retailer's Nelson surf shop.

Lake Rotoiti's new AED

A new AED in a custom made box with a heating element was installed outside the Lake Rotoiti Fire Station.

Lake Rotoiti now has not just one, but two AEDs at the local fire station after a new one was installed three weeks ago.

Nelson City Council Chief Executive Clare Hadley farewelled

Nelson City Council Chief Executive Clare Hadley with husband Ken, after being farewelled by city councillors.

Nelson City Council has said farewell to chief executive Clare Hadley.

In the kitchen with Nicola Galloway

Nicola Galloway uses her blog, Homegrown Kitchen, to share her "simple life of growing food in the backyard an making ...

The Nelson-based food blogger invited us into her rustic and warm kitchen.

Body removed from home

Emergency services cordon off at the scene of a fatal house fire in Stoke, Nelson.

A post mortem will be carried out on the victim of a fatal house fire in Stoke.

Teacher's death a huge shock

Graeme Woods in his classroom at Broadgreen Intermediate.

School mourns sudden death of unique teacher.

Permit to protest bylaw sparks outrage

Lewis Stanton's occupation of Trafalgar St has highlighted what the council says is a "gap" in its bylaw process.

A draft bylaw that would require permits to protest in Nelson has been called draconian and undemocratic.

Truly, a most magnificent mullet

Warwick Barker, winner of the Show Us Your Mullet competition.

We searched high and low for Nelson's greatest mullet, Warwick Barker's is a cut above the rest.

Nelson Forests to sell

Nelson Forests has announced it will be marketed for sale later on this year.

Hundreds of employees at Nelson Forests are facing an uncertain future as the company announces plan to sell.

Health hub row prompts review

Registered nurse Rosemary Minto, of Tauranga, is one of four health professionals reviewing district nursing in ...

First district nurses opposed their new headquarters, now the entire service is being reviewed.

Hanging by a thread

Nelson artist Lee Woodman's exhibition "Yellow Yellow" at Parker Gallery combines a material investigation of thread and ...

From the unusual combination of the colour yellow, a thread investigation and the tales of Brothers Grimm comes the new exhibition of Nelson artist Lee Woodman.

Duck and dip for Riwaka School fundraiser

Riwaka School is preparing for their annual duck race and mid-winter dip fundraiser, to be held at Kaiteriteri Beach ...

The water might be cold on Sunday, but interest in Riwaka School's annual fundraiser at Kaiteriteri Beach is anything but frigid.

Playing with fire

Playing with fire (from left): Hjaate MacInes; Lara Cucksey; Caitlyn Page; Alazay Poole and Lola Zeewoldt.

A group of Golden Bay children are lighting fires to learn about safety as part of their forest programme.

A nest of protection

Pohara to Ligar Bay in Golden Bay has long been a habitat for blue penguins, but numbers of the birds have declined over ...

A Golden Bay man hopes a new blue penguin nesting box design will keep the birds safer from cars and predators.

Miro's shower complete video

The finished product.


One night in Hamilton beckons for chess kids

Checkmates: Enthusiasm and strategic nous for Chess has taken Nelson College Preparatory students to a national ...

Nelson chess exponents are across the board when it comes to the intricacies of the age-old board game.

Betty will jump for $1000

Eighty-year-old Betty van Rooyen is going sky diving for the first time in her life, all for charity.

A Nelson octogenarian is taking a leap for charity.

'Fulfillment and satisfaction' for hospice volunteers

Nelson Tasman Hospice shop volunteers Ray and Marg Webster.

Nelson couple Ray and Marg Webster are some of the region's many volunteers.

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