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Fish focus to boost stocks

Nelson Plant and Food senior scientist Maren Wellenreuther.

A Nelson scientist has developed a method to successfully breed native fish species commercially.

Quake's effects felt on NCEA results

Hannah Brown checked her NCEA results on Monday, coming up just one credit short of an excellence endorsement - a ...

Two months on, the effects of the Kaikoura quakes are still being felt by disappointed Nelson students.

Wellington rents skyrocket

Wellingtonian Shirley Jones and her partner are both 45, both professionals, and considering commuting weekly from ...

Landlord tells of 600 phone calls and 300 emails in first 48 hours of listing property.

Bainham's Kiwiana bucket hats video

Will Hutchison and Sukhita Langford with the Bucket Hats sold at Langfords Store,  Bainham, Golden Bay and at Auckland ...

The historic general store in Bainham and Auckland airport are the only places where Sukhita Langford's Kiwiana bucket hats can be found.

Around the world on two wheels video

Lorraine Lindsay of Nelson has her sights set on a journey to a formerly forbidden Tibetan kingdom for her next ...

A Nelson woman is still going full throttle on her "ageless, classless" motorcycle odyssey.

'Our own little world'

The Johnson, Reardon and Smith families have been camping at Tahuna Beach Holiday Park for 21 years.

In 1996, three families went on their first camping trip together. They haven't missed a summer since.

With thanks to an artist and fisherman

Martin Simpson's brown trout print takes pride of place in Zane Mirfin's lakehouse.

Nelson artist and fisherman Martin Simpson captured the beauty of trout fishing.

Iwi's journey from Taranaki to Tasman

Rima Piggott, Ngati Rarua representative on the Motueka District Museum Trust Board, places her hand on a touchstone at ...

The history of Motueka, from the perspective of local iwi, is part of a new exhibition on migration to the region.

Final 2016 honour for Malone

Liam Malone has received a New Year's Honours gong after a stellar 2016 Paralympics.

"I don't have a whole lot to say on it, but it's an honour to be recognised," para-sprinting champ says.

New Year's Honour for Nelson muso

Joel Bolton has been awarded Queen's service order for his contribution to music in the New Years Honours 2017.

The redemptive qualities of music have led a Nelson man on a journey from childhood despair to the Queen's Service Order.

Pearly Shirley shines over medal

Pearly Queen, Shirley Miles, has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal for her contribution to Nelson Region Hospice.

Nelson's Pearly Queen, Shirley Ann Miles, has been honoured with a Queen's Service Medal.

Nelson man reaches his century

Les McElhinney with his congratulatory card from the Queen on his 100th birthday.

Tom Latham wasn't the only New Zealander to crack a ton this week.

Goodwill, good food, good company

Mayor Rachel Reese chats with Francis Tamou during the Mayor's Christmas Dinner in The Granary at Founders Heritage Park ...

Nelson's strong community spirit shone through at the Mayor's Christmas Dinner yesterday.

Wrinklies Express founder honoured

Golden Bay man Henk Visker proudly wears his Kiwibank local hero award.

A Golden Bay man has been honoured as a local hero for sixteen years running the Wrinklies Express transport service for elderly and disabled.

First Kiwi Christmas for former refugees

Bhojraj Subba has nearly completed a painting of Mother Teresa.

A Nepalese family are embracing their first Kiwi summer after more than two decades in a refugee camp.

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