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South Island kapa haka groups coming to Nelson

Hampden Street School's Te Kakano, kapa haka group perform at Stage One at the 1903 Square as part of the Nelson Arts ...

More than 500 kapa haka performers will be in Nelson on Saturday.

EVolocity teams test electric vehicles

Marley Richardson-Hall of Waimea College competes in the 100 metre sprint at the EVolocity competition held at Trafalgar ...

 High school students from around the region are looking to the future with electric vehicles they have built.

Custom BMWs get kids beaming video

Mark Prujean, GoBabyGo board member, left with Benjamin Murphy and his father Simon Murphy in a GoBabyGo car.

He suffered severe spinal injuries from accident, but now custom "car" gives new freedom to Benjamin.

Nelson wineries claim gold

The Seifried family in one their chardonnay blocks.

Two Nelson wineries have won top prizes at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

The great Mako ticket giveaway

Diehard Makos fan Shane Drummond is giving away 1500 tickets for the Tasman Makos shot at history against Canterbury on ...

A Nelson business owner has 1500 tickets to the Mitre 10 cup final to give away to Tasman supporters.

Aussie war hero an undercover Kiwi

Virginia Stocker, letf, and cousin Scott Stocker with binoculars belong to their great uncle Archie Stocker who fought ...

Archibald Stocker's Nelson descendants are piecing together the life of a soldier from the Boer War.

Celebrating life and death video

Olive Derecourt, left, Sarah Derecourt and Emma Jones  at the Dia de los Muertos - Mexican Food and Culture event at ...

Pinatas were smashed, faces were painted and food was enjoyed by many at annual Day of the Dead celebrations.

Portrait sees chief returned to Waitangi

Paul Nankivell with a print of his painting of his descendant Hauraki Kaiteke Te Wera. The original painting has been ...

A chance discovery has seen a new portrait of an old Maori chief painted and taken to Waitangi - 150 years after his death.

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.

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.

Old farmhouse's story in pictures gallery

Barry Doig with one of his photographs of the former farmhouse at Appleby that features in his new book.

Barry Doig took hundreds of pictures of the old home and a tall, solitary palm that stood beside it.

Bikers who frock gallery

Juliet Westbury in action during Sunday's Froctober run down Codger's Track.

A mountain biking event that frocked.

Student's design picked as logo

Abbey Bremner holds a copy of Threads, featuring the logo she designed for the conference.

Abbey Bremner is just 17 but has already worked for real client.

Raising money to eradicate polio

Brian Robinson, the co-ordinator of the Nelson Post-Polio Support Group and Karen Stade, of the Rotary Club of Whakatu, ...

The Whakatu Rotary Club are fundraising breakfast to help eradicate polio from the world.

Thai community mourns loss of king

Dr Kay Sneddon lights a candle at Richmond's Thai Buddhist Temple to pay her respects to the Thai King Bhumibol ...

Hundreds of Thai people in the Nelson region are paying tribute to their beloved king.

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