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New life for Anzac solider's Rolex

Joel Whitwell of Benjamin Black Goldsmiths and Jackie Cook with a World War I era Rolex watch. Cook asked the Goldsmiths ...

Harold Williams left a WWI Rolex for his family, now they have given it a new lease of life.

Nelson pilot's fatal final mission

One of the only surviving images of Second Lieutenant Jack Cock, Nelson's only aviation casualty of World War I.

Jack Cock came from one of Nelson's most well-respected families, took part in the Gallipoli landing and was Nelson's only WWI aviation casualty. This is his story.

Proud to be rural women

Proud to be part of Rural Women are Carol Wyllie, Roger and Aynsley Langford, Minty Henderson, Joyce and Jock Wyllie at ...

Rural Women promote strong, vibrant and healthy communities today.

Passion for kai drives business

Reni Wereta-Gargiulo of Kiwi Kai with her delicious whitebait pie.

Taste of Nelson talks to a business dynamo with an appetite for a successful kai business.

Morgan turns from aircraft builder to pilot

Morgan Frost, 20, in the Van's RV-12 aircraft he and others, including owner Alan Caudwell, built from a kitset.

Morgan Frost now has his own pilot's licence after learning to fly the aircraft he helped build.

Number one hit for Nelson singer video

Aly Cook's sixth single from the album Horseshoe Rodeo Hotel hit  number 1 on the Australian Country Airplay Chart.

Aly Cook's single Western Line is a smash hit in Australia, topping the Country Airplay Chart.

Schoolgirl eyes black jersey

Motueka High School student Risaleaana Pouri-Lane, 16, has been playing for the Black Ferns development rugby sevens ...

Is a Motueka schoolgirl New Zealand's next sevens star?

Fight for lost Gallipoli diary video

Margaret Kearns with a picture of her father Hartley Palmer and a copied page from his World War I diary. Palmer's ...

After an English historian took her father's WWI notebook and refused to give it back, one Nelson woman went on a quest.

Rescued food finds new home

Nelson Environment Centre development manager Ruth Seabright, left, and waste minimisation manager Karen Driver with the ...

Food destined for the rubbish bin will soon be rescued and sent off to needy families.

Village care for mental health urged

Daphne Crampton would like to see more money spent on mental health.

Daphne Crampton, 91, worked as a mental health nurse.

Sprinting into his sixties

Dave Riddell of Stoke is about to compete at the World Masters Athletics Championships in South Korea.

Nelson runner Dave Riddell says he's fitter now at 63 than he was as a teenager.

Homestay students part of the family

Students Prommai Shrindhorn, (front left) from Thailand, Kati Breckwoldt, from Germany and hosts John and Vicki Maxwell. ...

A Nelson family who opened their home to overseas students say it's a great way to learn about new cultures.

Kiwi actor chases silver screen dream

Nelson College alumni Nick McLoughlin on stage during the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts graduation play.

Nelson actor Nick McLoughlin is chasing his acting dream in Hollywood.

Women blazing a trail in beer biz

"Beer Baroness" Ava Wilson pulling a pint at Pomeroy's pub in Christchurch.

Here's cheers to New Zealand women blazing a trail through the beer industry.

Dead lawyer 'loyal and irreverent'

Nelson lawyer Alistair Bowers pictured in Nelson in 2010. He was found dead on March 6.

Nelson lawyer Alistair Bowers, found dead in his car, had "larger than life personality", friend says.

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