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Realtor sells up

Nelson real estate agent Susa Guhl will continue selling real estate at the Nelson Ray White.

Long-running Nelson realtor Susa Guhl has sold Ray White Nelson to the Richmond franchise.

McBride's golden year continues

Sportsperson of the Year, Zoe McBride, at the Nelson Sports Awards on Friday night at Annesbrook Church.

World champion rower Zoe McBride has been crowned Nelson's Sportsperson of the Year.

Guide to three decades

Longtime fishing client, Paul Brower of California, enjoys success with guide Zane Mirfin in November 2015.

nIn thirty years, things can change a lot and they certainly have, but when I first strapped on my fishing guiding boots back in November 1985 I didn't understand that.

Nominate your Nelsonian of the Year

Nelson Mail Nelsonian of the Year for the Environment went to The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary volunteers.

Today we begin the quest to find the Nelson Mail's Nelsonians of the Year for 2015.

Vegetarian realities in Ghana

A local coconut seller in Accra waits for business

Avoiding meat can be a hassle for any vegetarian traveller, but Stacey Knott finds exceptions in Ghana.

Age no barrier in harp playing video

Harp tutor Annemieke Harmonie duirng a rehearsal of the Harmonie Harp Orchestra at her home.

A harp orchestra in Nelson is breaking barriers and inspiring musicians in the region.

Gymnast ready for international stage video

Nelson gymnast Sam Fu-Allen has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Valeri Liukin Invitational in the United States.

Gymnast Sam Fu-Allen has been busy preparing for his first international competition.

Rugged tourist wonderland in new stewardship

Alexander (Zander) and Andrea Closs who have taken over Te Hapu Farm's tourist accommodation.

It says a lot for the economics of hill country farms these days that many have become reliant on tourism to supplement their income.

Sprinter's sights still set on Rio video

Three-time national 400m sprint champion Alex Jordan trains at  the Saxton Field athletics track ahead of the Harold Nelson Classic.

Nelson's fastest man has Rio in his sights, but his immediate focus is closer to home.

Emma's story: 'My son saved my life' video

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Victory resident Emma Haruru.

A Nelson woman's promise to her baby boy gave her the strength to leave her violent partner of seven years.

Nelson veteran given legion of honour video

David Evans of Stoke who is being awarded the Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour by France, for his war time service including commanding a landing craft during D-Day in 1944.

David Evans has been awarded the French Legion of Honour for his war time service during D-Day in 1944.

Still in love after 70 years video

Gilbert and Joan Mackie celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

"She was my sweetheart then and she is still my sweetheart," says Gilbert Mackie on his 70th wedding anniversary.

Bringing art to the Antarctic

Nelson artist Sean Garwood is off to Antarctica to paint the historic huts.

Nelson painter Sean Garwood is off to the ice as part of Antarctica New Zealand's artist programme.

Nurse and mentor reunite after 42 years

Andrew Cameron, right, with his mentor Dolly Hippolite at the Free House, Nelson.

A highly decorated Kiwi nurse was pleased to catch up with his mentor from 42 years ago when he came to Nelson to speak about his work.

Coasting with my daughter

A sturdy baby backpack turned out to be a godsend for Charles Anderson and his daughter Ivie on her first road trip to Karamea.

A spare couple of days left Charles Anderson alone with his young daughter. So he decided to take her on her first West Coast road trip.

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