Cycling enthusiasts got up early to ride on the Mapua Ferry for the inaugural cycle commuting service from Mapua to Rabbit Island.
Plans for a $50 million lifestyle village in Richmond have been approved by the TDC.
The father and son guilty of a violent home invasion in Brightwater have been jailed for three years.
They're a tight team of friends - the four who head Waimea College's student population.
The norovirus that swept through Waimea College last week is believed to have originated in the school's staffroom. | 30 staff hit by virus
After being slated to close in 2012, Alexandra Hospital now faces a reversal of its fortunes.
Grant Russ is on the verge of deciding to close his Appleby sawmill because he can't get logs.
The outbreak of the highly infectious norovirus at Waimea College should serve as a warning to other organisations, says the Public Heath Service.
School feels the strain as a suspected norovirus outbreak hits nearly a third of its teachers.
Gunpowder, petrol, a car and a lifetime of memories were lost when a garage was engulfed by a fierce fire in Richmond.
Nelsonians voted with their feet as thousands flocked to the revamped Brightwater Festival on Sunday.
Around 30 staff at a single school were off sick yesterday after an outbreak of gastroenteritis left them with symptoms including vomiting and diarrhoea.
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Richmond's $9.8m water treatment plant has been approved by Tasman district councillors despite a last minute query
Richmond pub Rob Roy's has gone into liquidation and closed.
This Summer, Body in Space will perform their swashbuckling Three Musketeers adaptation outdoors, at Fairfield House and Washbourn Gardens.
Beachgoers rushed to help a woman found floating at Rabbit Island on Sunday evening, but it was too late.
Gallery:Sporting makeup, earrings and hot-pink nail polish, bullrider Libby Bent, 17 wowed crowds at the Richmond Rodeo.
Police have named the woman who drowned while swimming at Rabbit Island yesterday evening.
Cowgirls and cowboys will bring their Western skills to the Richmond A & P Showgrounds this Saturday.
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Gary Watson of Richmond Fresh Choice is a bit of a beer nut, and it has been obvious on the shelves of his supermarket for a while.
Richmond's Night 'n Day Foodstore has sold its second winning Lotto ticket in a fortnight.
Hundreds bring festive fun to gardens
Richmond residents were out in the full festive spirit and Christmas-themed attire for Carols by Candlelight at Washbourn Gardens.
Kerry Cahill is set to spice up Richmond and raise awareness around the use of sex toys with her new adult shop Amour.
Couple find niche after quake heartbreak
Karsten's Cafe at Eyebright is the latest strand to the long-established country store, and features coffees and cakes with a distinct German flair.
Coffee lovers are flocking to Nelson's newest cafe - a revamped shipping container in a paddock.
Initial works around Richmond's new $8m water treatment plant will see a rolling programme of connections and installations happening on Queen St.
Waimea Village residents are finally in charge of their own destiny.
Nelson company SeaDragon will open a new refinery as part of $6m expansion that will double its staff.
14,000 enjoy fun in the sun at show
With more than 14,000 visitors attending this year's 120th A&P Show, it is safe to say farming enthusiasts are not a dying breed.
Man accused of indecently assaulting five young children told a court there was nothing criminal about the way he touched girls' bottoms.
SPCA suspect cat was 'shot and dumped'
The SPCA is looking for the owner of a young cat found wounded with shotgun shrapnelon the roadside in Redwood Valley.
Richmond retailers are surfing a surge of foot traffic and spending in the wake of Kmart's opening.
A mother ran through Richmond Mall to catch a man who had allegedly indecently touched her daughters.
Two young girls tell jury they felt sick and scared after a stranger touched them inappropriately.
Winning certainly isn't everything for veteran shearers Chris Jones and Tony Nott who return to the Nelson A&P Show this weekend as defending champions.
Three lucky Lotto winners in Richmond and Motueka are in for a happy summer, but first they need to check their tickets and claim their winnings.
The TDC's high projected debt level, second only to Auckland's, has been singled out by the IAD.
There was applause, cheers and even a few tears as Kmart opened its giant new store this morning.
A new study has not satisfied Mapua residents' concerns about a detoxification operation.
With the opening of the new Kmart store, Bill Moore looks at Richmond's rapid growth.
Richmond's Thai Temple is opening its doors on Sunday with the public invited to share Thai food and help celebrate a colourful festival.
Video: A woman is in hospital in a critical condition after crossing the centre line on the Coastal Highway on Tuesday.
Woman critical after 'T-bone' collision
Three people were injured, one seriously, in a crash near Rabbit Island yesterday afternoon.
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It's not often that I am able to wander around Richmond. But with the help of a few friends I am going to share our top picks with you.
There is a buzz of last-minute activity around Richmond's giant new Kmart store.
Nostalgic Georgie Pie fans need suffer no longer, the classic steak mince 'n' cheese pie is back in Nelson and Richmond and is selling like hot cakes.
Shannon woman shares her experience at the Richmond Park Showgrounds for a commemoration of the national tragedy.
The Tasman District Council has committed to spending an extra $340,000 a year on staff.
Nelson police were speaking to five people yesterday after two stolen cars were burned out.
Multiple crews from Richmond, Stoke and Nelson battled a garage fire which burned for two hours yesterday.