Seven big retailers in talks with developers
Nelson's burgeoning retail development looks set for bigger things, with seven retailers in final talks with developers.
A delighted Nick Smith, re-elected for his seventh term as Nelson MP, told supporters it was ‘‘the best night I can remember".
With just over 80 per cent of the vote counted, Labour's West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor finally declared victory.
Troy Minto's mother "blindsided" by "miscarriage of justice" as her son's killer walks free after retrial.
All women in Nelson who had not yet voted were exhorted to do so at a celebration of Suffrage Day.
The formal opening of the new $3.6 million Maitai Walkway will take place next Tuesday, NCC said.
The Nelson Tasman region has five new Justices of the Peace to call on.
A cluster of high value wine and orchard properties in Tasman have hit the market.
A commitment to volunteer firefighting has put Allan Hoult in desperate situations, but also forged an enduring camaraderie.
Five Waimea College students tackled the man accused of a chemical attack in Richmond.
The family of Troy Minto have reacted with anger and shock as the man who shot him dead nearly five years ago left a Wellington court a free man.
A Marlborough teenager has been cleared on charges of rape and indecent assault.
Man's motivation a mystery
Victim of a "malicious" chemical attack says she doesn't know the man who threw acid at her store.
Being spat on by an angry voter was the lowlight in a "weird and unprecedented campaign" for Nelson MP Nick Smith.
During the election campaign, the Nelson Mail has been speaking with five first-time voters. Stacey Knott got their final thoughts ahead of polling day.
Tejas Arn has a vision for a Nelson co-operative that houses everything from music gigs and artist workshops to local craft shops and food stalls.
The Nelson MailOutcry over cost of alcohol licensing fees prompts city council to soften its stance.
Takaka farmer appealing ruling that he was unjustified in firing a worker for cruelty to a cow.
A group of Nelson students are off to Turkey for an "eye-opening" travel experience, and to pay their respects to Old Boys who died at Gallipoli.
Nelson's 98 per cent voter enrolment is not enough to satisfy registrar of electors Marie Elliott.
Man charged with criminal damage after melting clothes with chemical in a shop near Nelson.
Pathway memorial to lost children unveiled
The memories of the children who died young have been immortalised as mosaic butterflies in Fairfield Park.
A fight that broke out in the middle of Picton ended with a woman wielding a baseball bat and an off-duty police officer called in to calm things down.
A woman was taken to hospital and a man arrested after squirted chemicals melted clothes in a Richmond shop yesterday.
A burglar deported from Australia immediately began cutting holes in NZ shopping mall roofs.
'It's a massive, massive decision'
Scots who have left the homeland for Nelson are feeling just as passionate about the upcoming referendum as their countrymen taking to the polls today.
A man who killed another man in a Nelson park was "trying to arch his back like a cat" before he shot, defence lawyer tells High Court.
John Key will disappear from politics forever within three years, Nicky Hager tells sellout Nelson crowd.
Nelson MP Nick Smith's last major campaign meeting last night took on a green tinge as he talked about 1080, water quality and environmental protection.
Nelson duo Broods are among the finalists for the New Zealand song of the year award.
Nelson's first music Gearfest drew 100 enthusiasts keen to meet up and check out musical instruments.
The Nelson MailMums and dads went back to school this week, but it wasn't to brush up on English, science and maths.
Nelson student denies charge of raping Blenheim teen after she passed out drunk.
Air NZ wants to turn its Nelson turboprop facility into an Australasian maintenance hub.
Globetrotting Kiwi passes through Nelson
The odometer ticked over 22,436 miles on Rhys Lawrey's Triumph Tiger 800XC motorbike as he rode into Nelson.
A man caught on camera allegedly stealing a donations jar at a Nelson tavern can be named.
Nelson woman Loren Heaphy's stand against cyber bullying has seen her named as finalist in the Women of Influence competition.
A huge dump of snow, combined with warm spring weather will see T-shirts and shorts on the slopes at Rainbow ski area.
A Nelson sports club was burgled and ransacked hours after opening its doors to the public.
NelsonThe Nelson Multicultural Council and the Youth and Community Trust have received the largest amounts of funding in this year's community assistance fund.
The driver of a bus caught travelling over the speed limit past a Nelson school on Monday morning had a previously unblemished record.
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.
Nelson woman Sara Cooper wants her community to start paying attention to the impact of climate change.
A group of parents at Richmond Playcentre this week learned how to handle the dangers that came with newborn children.
A giant red ball was rolled down Nelson's main street yesterday with the aim of getting people to give up smoking cigarettes.
Nelson one step closer to superfast internet
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.
A 15-year-old boy has gone on a drunken crime spree, stealing two cars and crashing one of them.
Rain, wind and even snow forecast for election day could put a dampener on voter turnout.
A 30-metre tall gum tree is being removed so it does not crash down on to the highway at Atawhai.
DIY electric car saves money, planet
Takaka inventeor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.
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