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Unable to eat, fighting for life video

Georgie Ferris has more than 6000 treatment beads from her years of treatment for her digestive tract paralysis ...

Living on a diet of supplement drinks and weighing just 41kg, Georgie Ferris just wants her life back.

Man's best friend on road to recovery

Scooby the Great Dane and owners John and Joss Cumming.

Scooby the Great Dane continues to a be a huge help on his owner's journey back to health.

Nelson's army of Active Dads

Active Dads holds regular activities for Nelson dads and their children.

Putting fathers in the frame is one of the key aims of a Nelson parents group.

Teen snapper sells three pictures at exhibition

Sue Birchfield says organisers hope to hold another exhibition in 2018.

New How Great Thou Art exhibition raises thousands for PACT and Ma's Place.

Top marks for outstanding scholar

Nayland College principal Daniel Wilson said Elliot Cina was "an exceptional student who managed to achieve such a high ...

Former Nayland College student Elliot Cina has won one of NZ's top academic awards.

Fitting in to London movie scene

Melissa Spratt back in Nelson for a visit after working in London as a freelance assistant in costume design on film sets.

Nelson woman Melissa Spratt is living the dream as a costume assistant on major movie sets in London.

On the hunt for wallabies

In Search of Wallabies: Ike, Rosie, and Jake with their grandfather Stuart Mirfin.

"They have to be here somewhere" I whispered as we looked with naked eye and binoculars for game I had spotted from far below.

Call for more Age Concern volunteer visitors

Susan Arrowsmith, left, and Ellie Smeaton say being a part of the visitor accredited service brings joy.

Volunteer Ellie Smeaton says the people she visits have become friends.

How Great Thou Art

Artist and exhibition organiser Sue Birchfield with one of her paintings that she plans to include in the fundraising event.

A new art exhibition in Richmond aims to raise funds for Ma's Place and PACT.

Singing constable takes to stage video

Havelock Constable Spencer Kingi will take to the stage for Lloyd Webber to Puccini at the ASB Theatre on Tuesday.

Police officer trades cuffs and badge for lights and music of the theatre.

Brightwater to serve tasty celebration

The festival usually draws a crowd of about 3000.

The newly named Nelson Wine & Food Festival is back at Middle-Earth Vineyards.

Piecing together a war history

The Italian town of Castelfrentano today. Angela Fitchett's father served there in the Second World War.

Columnist Angela Fitchett embarks on a journey to record her father's World War II service.

One in 29 million

Andy Nevin, of Nelson, donating white blood stem cells during a five-hour procedure in Auckland Hospital.

What started as a way to get time off from school led to Andy Nevin saving a life.

Lyme disease puts life 'on hold'

NikkiJo Tyrrell said the effects of the illness can be debilitating and it can be a marathon effort to simply get ...

For the last 18 years, NikkiJo Tyrrell has battled to do the everyday things others take for granted.

Uni couple's $50,000 home video

The couple have installed many double-glazed windows in their tiny house.

Fed up with damp, cold student flats, two students spent their summer building themselves a tiny home.

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