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Motueka High School student Risaleaana Pouri-Lane, 16, has been playing for the Black Ferns development rugby sevens ...

Is a Motueka schoolgirl New Zealand's next sevens star?

Fight for lost Gallipoli diary video

Margaret Kearns with a picture of her father Hartley Palmer and a copied page from his World War I diary. Palmer's ...

After an English historian took her father's WWI notebook and refused to give it back, one Nelson woman went on a quest.

Rescued food finds new home

Nelson Environment Centre development manager Ruth Seabright, left, and waste minimisation manager Karen Driver with the ...

Food destined for the rubbish bin will soon be rescued and sent off to needy families.

Village care for mental health urged

Daphne Crampton would like to see more money spent on mental health.

Daphne Crampton, 91, worked as a mental health nurse.

Sprinting into his sixties

Dave Riddell of Stoke is about to compete at the World Masters Athletics Championships in South Korea.

Nelson runner Dave Riddell says he's fitter now at 63 than he was as a teenager.

Homestay students part of the family

Students Prommai Shrindhorn, (front left) from Thailand, Kati Breckwoldt, from Germany and hosts John and Vicki Maxwell. ...

A Nelson family who opened their home to overseas students say it's a great way to learn about new cultures.

Kiwi actor chases silver screen dream

Nelson College alumni Nick McLoughlin on stage during the American Academy of the Dramatic Arts graduation play.

Nelson actor Nick McLoughlin is chasing his acting dream in Hollywood.

Women blazing a trail in beer biz

"Beer Baroness" Ava Wilson pulling a pint at Pomeroy's pub in Christchurch.

Here's cheers to New Zealand women blazing a trail through the beer industry.

Dead lawyer 'loyal and irreverent'

Nelson lawyer Alistair Bowers pictured in Nelson in 2010. He was found dead on March 6.

Nelson lawyer Alistair Bowers, found dead in his car, had "larger than life personality", friend says.

Crafting a beer niche in CBD

CBD - Craft Beer Depot owner-managing director Brandon Turnage with an imported craft beer Oskar Blues, Dale's Pale Ale.

As Nelson enters a month celebrating craft beer, we take a look at a funky outlet pouring fresh brews.

Scottish dancing lines up new season

Scottish country dancers Brian Broad and Gowan Simpson, centre, trip the light fantastic on the first evening of the ...

Newcomers can try jig, reel and strathspey dances.

Alun's flight of fantasy video

Alun White-Rhodes pictured with his mum Niccola Satherley, and Special Needs Teacher Annie Simmons prepare to leave for ...

A Motueka boy who suffers up to 200 seizures a day was flown out to join his friends at school camp by helicopter.

'Living here is a total experience' video

Andrew Newton with some of the native trees he has planted at Pepin Island, Cable Bay.

The good old Kiwi spirit is alive and kicking in the secluded coastal community of Cable Bay.

The prodigal son returns

Guy Williams, centre, poses with Claudia Wallace and Isabella Stafford during his visit to Nelson in 2014.

Nelson funnyman Guy Williams is taking a break from stalking stars for a triumphant homecoming gig.

Hand-knitted creations to warm Tasman children

Wakefield Craft Group member Julie Jermyn enjoys Cr Dean McNamara's first attempt at knitting.

Babies across Tasman district are set to be swathed in handmade woollen creations after members of the Wakefield Craft Group donated hundreds of items last week.

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