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Bennett enters big time at Tour de France

George Bennett will be rubbing shoulders with the best climbers in the world at the Tour de France.

George Bennett will soon begin his first assault on the Tour de France.

250 not out for Mannering

Simon Mannering will be remembered as one of the Warriors greatest ever players when he eventually moves on.

Simon Mannering has never been one to want attention, but he won't be able to avoid it on Saturday.

Saving our seeds

Environmental educator Robina McCurdy is on a mission to empower community food culture and resilience.

An environmental educator will premier her new documentaries around the region next week.

Nelson school land returns to iwi video

Appleby School children touch a pakohe stone at a dawn ceremony to mark the return of the school land to Ngati Kuia.

Ceremony marks handover of land underneath Appleby School to Ngati Kuia.

Young entrepreneurs face dragons

Rees Vinsen,left, Pete Rainey, Noel Eichbaum and Alana Riley were the dragons at the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise ...

The top 10 student teams in the region presented innovative new business ideas at the 2016 Dragons' Den.

Young volunteers pass with flying colours

Emergency service volunteers left to right top: Oonagh Graham, Fynn Sawyer, Saul Ramsay, Tessa Riley, Tapan Pradhan, ...

Seventeen volunteers aged 16 to 18 earned their volunteering stripes through the four month programme.

Hot wheels for Hira firefighters

Some of the Hira rural fire brigade and Nelson mayor Rachel Reese in front of their new fire vehicle.

Hira's lead controller Ian Thomas was given the keys to a brand new Toyota Hilux last week by Nelson mayor Rachel Reese.

History group 'blown away' by award

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Barbara Seymour and Daryl Page of Histrionics, Supreme Winner at the ...

A Nelson educational group made history at an empowering awards night.

Angelic trio help feed the needy video

Angels Humble Beginnings, Daphne Broughton, left, Vera Manawaiti, Chanel Miru and Lovey Paul with some of the food that ...

Three Nelson mothers have joined forces to cook meals for struggling families.

Business matters

Downer New Zealand upper South Island area manager Mike Reilly accepting the Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough ...

Civil contractor awards, technology workshops and a business innovation weekend in this weeks business matters.

Feast for senses returns

Simon Duffy of Uniquely Nelson in the kitchen at The Vic Brew Bar with Howard Williams, one of the venues for the Feast ...

Uniquely Nelson have organised "moveable feasts" to showcase local cuisine to coincide with Light Nelson.

Pupils go without for Syrian refugees

Organisers Erika Schrader, left, Vika Piukala and Bailey Schrader try out one of three tents set up in the Nayland ...

Equipped with what they had in a backpack only, a group of Nayland College pupils left the comforts of home on Saturday to raise funds for Syrian refugees.

Aspire conference inspires

Dot Kettle, left, CEO Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce and Miriana Stephens, Maori Businesswoman of the Year 2016 and ...

Nelson businesses gathered to listen to esteemed speakers at the Aspire business conference.

A life story: Pat Suggate

Pat Suggate, geoscientist.

Pat Suggate was an old school geoscientist who never went anywhere without his geologist's hammer and lens.

Easy as pie for new store owner

Laura Jacobs of the Washington Valley Store promotes the stores pies.

Homemade pies and a fresh lick of paint are attracting more customers to the Washington Valley Store.

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