Record crowds at Ngatimoti

Maddi Miller brings the colour.

Up to 7000 people enjoyed the perfect day out in the country in a record-breaking Ngatimoti Festival.

Visiting artist wins top prize

Jane Blackmore with her award winning work was announced as the overall winner at the Art Expo Artist Awards ...

Wellington oil painting artist wins Nelson Art Expo overall award.

Makos on the brink of rugby history

The Makos celebrate their thrilling win over Taranaki that puts them into the national rugby premiership final against ...

The Tasman Makos are headed for next week's NPC grand final after a thrilling semifinal win over Taranaki.

Open day artisans open doors for public

Owen Bartlett demonstrates the techniques he uses in the production of hand thrown pottery at Bartlett & Gold Gallery ...

Artisans in the Upper Moutere opened their doors for the public at their annual open day.

Chef's daring thief dash

Yam Methatip from Chokdee was involved in a chase to capture an alleged thief around the streets of Nelson that led to ...

Yam Methatip was walking with a friend in central Nelson when it all unfolded before him.

Kaiteriteri moutainbiker winched

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has had a busy start to Labour Weekend.

A busy Labour Weekend for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.

Boutique provides Nelson women with mastectomy wear

Sisters Julie Forbes, left and Anne Remington co-owners of the Little Boutique in Bridge St.

Finding lingerie and swimwear can be difficult for those who have had a mastectomy after breast cancer.

Feeling arty at the Art Expo

Nelson artist Barbara Franklet with her work at the Nelson Art Expo at Saxton Stadium.

The annual Nelson Art Expo is home to hundreds of art works this weekend.

College re-hires Giants star

Nelson Giants player Ali Granger has been offered a new contract to coach basketball at Nelson College after being ...

Following an investigation into Nelson College's two top basketball coaches, only one has been asked to return.

Frigate Te Mana set for weekend berth

The ANZAC frigate HMNZS Te Mana is set to visit Port Nelson for the first time next Friday.

While easily seen by the public, only a select few will get up close during the first visit of a Navy frigate to Nelson in nearly 10 years.

Mural artist begins large-scale Takaka project

Chris Finlayson paints a mural on the outside of Takaka Fresh Choice Supermarket

A renowned local mural artist has begun a large scale art project on the outside of Takaka's supermarket wall.

Woman injured in quad bike fall

Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.

Woman rescued from Kahurangi National Park after falling off quad bike.

Nelson comedian up for award

Comedian Paul Williams is up for a Billy T Award.

Nelson comedian Paul Williams is shortlisted as one of the finalists for the Billy T award.

Queen St upgrade to begin

A pipeline will be laid in the next few weeks along Queen St in Richmond, between Gladstone Rd and Sundial Square, as ...

First phase of $10m project to revamp RIchmond's main street gets under way next week.

Takaka Hill gets new retaining wall

The Takaka Hill highway is undergoing work to reduce slips.

A new retaining wall is being build on the Nelson side of the Takaka Hill.

Masked Parade takes flight gallery video

Tasman School's entry won School Category and Kim Merry Supreme Award at the Nelson Arts Festival Masked Parade.

​Moa, taniwha and a couple of Haast eagles came back to life along the main streets of Nelson.

Shark attack vs bullfight

The Makos will  be hoping for more action like this Kieron Fonotia try against Taranaki in a narrow Tasman win earlier ...

Ahead of the Makos/ Bulls national semi-final rugby showdown a proud Tasman fan and a one-eyed Taranaki lad give their views on the outcome.

New hospitality head

Hospitality New Zealand national president Clare Davies with outgoing national president Adam Cunningham who is stepping ...

Clare Davies said growing up with pub owners for parents prepared her for a life in the hospitality industry. 

Mountainview takes grass kart one-two

Action from the annual Grass Karts race meeting at Tapawera Area School.

Tapawera's need for speed is appeased just a few centimetres from grassroots level.

Possible Crown funds for dam sparks warning

Murray King, left, and Murray Gribben among tomato plants at grower JS Ewers during a tour of some horticultural ...

"It's still debt that has to be paid back."

Elderly cyclist injured on Haven Rd

St John Ambulance paramedics treated an elderly cyclist on Haven Rd this morning for head injuries.

An elderly cyclist is being treated for head injuries after hitting pieces of concrete on Haven Rd.

Fire at winery closes highway video

Nelson firefighter Jethro Lochhead surveys the damage wrought by the fire at Waimea Estates.

Major blaze damage could take six months to repair, closing restaurant over busy summer period.

Community rallies for sick teen

Elizabeth Perrone and her daughter Bernadette, 13, in the bathroom in their Nelson home. Bernadette has complex health ...

Bernadette Perrone's mum didn't want to ask for help. But when she did, Nelson tradies came through.

Caution urged over 'street hospital'

Shane Casbolt pictured in 2013 after starting an animal rescue in Nelson.

Teams will patrol central Christchurch, a detox area would have a gazebo and stretchers - and drunk patients could be filmed.

Bar staff pour effort into contest video

Smugglers Pub and Cafe bar manager Gary Owens who was part of the Guinness Made for More 2016 competition that won them ...

A Father Ted-style video series helped a Nelson pub earn the best Guinness bar in the South Island title.

Creating kai for Kiwis

Reni Gargiulo at her Kiwi Kai stall at the Nelson Saturday Market.

People have a lot of different things to thank when life turns a corner  - for Reni Gargiulo it was raw fish.

Hoki season 'best in many years'

The Sealord vessel Thomas Harrison Hoki fishing in Cook Strait. The fish is destined to be sold fresh in Australia and ...

Bigger fish and more of them as this year's hoki season is deemed "different" for all the right reasons.

'What you have done is amazing'

Mario Alzugaray, Ambassador of Cuba in Nelson.

Cuban ambassador says his country can learn from New Zealand's approach to development, the Pacific and happy living.

Crown investment in dam plan may reach $25m

The Lee Valley location of the proposed Waimea dam.

Proposed Waimea dam in the "sweet spot" for investment.

Fishing for solution to mystery

Nelson police put call out for the owner of fishing gear left on a Nelson pier over the weekend to ensure they are safe.

Police call on public to help locate fisherman of abandoned gear.

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