Our People

Much more than just a farmer

Henry Rouse.

Henry Rouse was a lynchpin of the Murchison community.

Party to promote well-being

Motueka High School students won a competition focused on Maori youth suicide prevention with their concept of an ...

Motueka students are planning a music festival to promote well-being and prevent youth suicide.

Business, aviation leader dies

Robyn Reid with her husband, Bill, and their Avro Anson MK I twin-engined aircraft at an Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre ...

Respected Nelson businesswoman Robyn Reid died last week but her legacy continues to fly high.

Ivasa win Smokefreerockquest Nelson final

Fret 24 were the people's choice winners.

The plan to have fun pays off for winning Nelson College-Nelson College for Girls band.

'Little angel' helps mum find lump

Former Nelson College for Girls student Lizl Matthewson spoke of her breast cancer experience at the Pink Ribbon ...

A Nelson mum was able to beat breast cancer after her daughter helped her find a lump while breastfeeding.

Four generations of legal eagles

Hamish Fletcher and son Jack celebrate four generations of Fletcher family lawyers, following Jack's graduation from ...

A family of Nelson lawyers is celebrating the graduation of its fourth generation from the same law school.

Liam Malone graduates from uni video

Paralympian gold medal winner Liam Malone in the graduation march on Tuesday.

Having ticked off his university degree the Paralympian now wants to run faster than Usain Bolt.

Solving problems pays off for student

Charlie Norton of Nelson with Freemasons grand master Mark Winger. Charlie was awarded a $6000 Freemasons university ...

Nelson man Charlie Norton has been recognised as one of the country's top university scholars.

Friends' fundraiser up and running

Students from Nelson College for Girls and Nelson College ready to walk the perimeter of New Zealand by walking or ...

Nelson students covered the length of NZ to raise funds for two mates with spinal injuries last night.

Bay identity's full and practical life

Charles Harry 'Chub' Wood was an accomplished engineer, hunter and keen motorcycle enthusiast.

OBITUARY: Charles Harry 'Chub' Wood was an accomplished engineer, hunter and keen motorcycle enthusiast.

Parish praises perky pensioners

Nonagenarians from St Peters Church, Sylvia Dallimore, left, Molly McBride, Kathleen Brewster, Bert Tjaden, Netta ...

An Atawhai church celebrated the region's golden oldies with a high tea for 11 90-plus residents.

The 'Tree Lady' of Nelson

Edith Shaw photographed for her 
Nelson Mail Nelsonian of the Year nomination in 2008.

Edith Shaw's legacy lives on in the many trees she planted, conservation projects she started.

Nelson's choir's naked ambition

The Split Apple Rockers members Andrew Palmer, Dave Baker, Craig Starrenburg, Ernie Tarling and John Foes-Lamb on stage ...

A group of Nelson singers will take to the stage on TV this weekend during TVNZ's The Naked Choir.

Fishing Otago waters is food for the soul

Phil Clark catches another "whopper"? on the Teviot River, Otago.

The hallowed fly fishing waters of Otago have excited anglers ever since trout were first released into Dunedin's Leith River.

New life for Anzac solider's Rolex

Joel Whitwell of Benjamin Black Goldsmiths and Jackie Cook with a World War I era Rolex watch. Cook asked the Goldsmiths ...

Harold Williams left a WWI Rolex for his family, now they have given it a new lease of life.

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