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Jester's House of cards

Jester Cafe Co-owner Steve Richards with his house of cards exhibit that will be built day-by-day.

Tasman's Jester House has a new backyard cafe experience which deals out a political message.

Nelson: NZ's most neighbourly city

Five year old Maddy Shaw, right, and Lorcan O'Connell add to the Communitree, one of the many activities available ...

A Spring Festival was held on Sunday to celebrate Nelson being named NZ's most neighbourly city.

Barbara Grierson: A lifetime of language

Trevor Grierson as he was when Barbara first met him in the 1940s.

Barbara Grierson arrived in New Zealand as a war bride after working at Whitehall.

Outpost of civilisation

Rose and Greg are the new owners of The Outpost, Mangarakau.

The most westerly and isolated settlement of the Nelson Province is Mangarakau.

Learning to thrive with Motor Neuron Disease

The Japanese born Collingwood resident Etsuco (Eco) Yanaga suffers from Motor Neuron Disease (MND) but it hasn't stopped ...

The Golden Bay women is losing her ability to speak and move but that has not stopped her from helping to raise awareness of a devastating condition.

A unique talent

Cam Dawson will perform at the Smokefree Rockquest final on Saturday.

A 16-year-old blind pianist writes songs to celebrate people's differences.

Lowe still spreading the word about arthritis

James Lowe signs a shirt for six year old Stella Blight of Richmond during the Tasman Makos Family Fun Day at Jubilee ...

 Tasman Makos rugby winger James Lowe is living proof that arthritis sufferers can still lead productive lives.

Karate master gets chop for charity video

Hanshi Andy Barber gets his head shaved by Steve Daubney at an event at Seido Karate to raise funds for breast cancer.

A Nelson karate teacher has shaved head to raise money for those with breast cancer.

Battling to stay in NZ

Silke Larsen with some of the sea buckthorn plants at her property in Wakefield.

Silke Larsen makes a massive community contribution in Nelson, but she and her son must leave the country by Tuesday.

Students get taste of market forces

Greg Stephenson, left, Emilia Hoppe, Lena Hochbruegge, Alana Stilborn and Isabella Cheeseman of Waimea College with ...

Nelson market had a lot more to offer than usual as high school business students set up stalls. 

Traffic woes? Take a tro-tro

One of the run-down tro-tro vans that has seen better days in Accra. PHOTO: STACEY KNOTT

Sometimes the traffic is so bad that the city will be at a standstill, like last week, when a heavily-used tunnel in Accra was temporarily shutdown.

Top notch placings for carpenters

Upper South Island Apprentice of the Year awards: Third place Anthony Cotton-Rees, First place Wade Puklowski, Second ...

Nelson carpenters took first, second and third places at the Upper South Island Apprentice of the Year award.

New Suter cafe to stay in city

Katrina Kallil in the renamed Halifax Cafe.

The Suter cafe on Halifax St will continue to operate under a new name next month.

Bike hire business idea 'overnight decision'

Corey Kelly has opened the Wakefield Bike Hire business in the historic Painton's House in Wakefield.

A Wakefield business owner wants to help put the township on the map.

Tom Newman dies

Tom Newman

One of Nelson's finest businessmen and sportsmen Tom Newman has died.

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