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Waimea will have to fight to stay up

Waimea College midcourter Grace Young in action during their premier netball match against Richmond at Saxton Stadium.

Waimea College's best performance of the season unable to save them.

Five players Tasman United should target

Sam Mason-Smith scored 11 goals for Hawke's Bay United last season and should be Tasman United's No 1 offseason target.

Reporter Phillip Rollo looks at five players that should be on Tasman United's shopping list for the 2017-18 season.

Kiwi cyclist hit by car

George Bennett broke his helmet in the accident.

George Bennett lucky to escape with broken helmet and grazes, after car turns in front of him at 60kmh.

Big decisions for Tactix coach

Tactix coach Marianne Delaney-Hoshek was all smiles after her side finished their season with a win over the Mystics.

OPINION: Tactix coach will need to quickly decide who's coming and going as focus shifts to 2018.

One arm, no problem for Hunt

Alex Hunt has come a long way since his days at the Tasman Tennis Club in Richmond, near Nelson.

One-armed Kiwi tennis player Alex Hunt proves his fighting qualities, earning his first ATP world ranking point in Guam.

Persico and Warnes multiple winners

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Nelson and Marlborough indoor bowls teams measured against each other during ...

Nelson's Giovanni Persico and Golden Bay-Motueka's Nigel Warnes claim national triples title.

Nelson masters contest SI event

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Nelson masters badminton teams at SI interprovincials.

Anglesey leads series

Pete Anglesey is leading the TNT Helicopters High Point Trophy on his CR250.

Pete Angelesy has a handy lead in the Mainland series.

Jones looks on the bright side

Phill Jones, right, and Nelson Giants coach Brendon Bailey emphasise the game plan.

Phill Jones is hoping for growth out of a difficult NBL campaign for the Nelson Giants.

Shallcrass leads the way for clinical MBC

Marlborough Boys' College's Milan Cunliffe-Post shoots past the reach of Nayland College's Ben Heffter.

Ben Shallcrass scores three as Marlborough see off Nayland in national qualifier.

NZ Ocean Swim series heading to Nelson

The New Zealand Ocean Swim Series has been going since 2005 with Nelson now included on the schedule.

The New Zealand Ocean Swim Series has announced its South Island swim event is relocating to Nelson.

Studying up before setting sail

Geo Schokking and Frankie Hickman out on the water.

Nelson College for Girls sailing crew prepare for Australian regatta.

A first for marathon winners

Richard Trierweiler and Matt Haggart completing the first part of the Mid Winter Marathon, at Monaco, on Sunday.

Ben Clark and Kim Waddell won their first marathon races when they crossed the finish line at the Monaco-Nelson mid-winter marathon.

Subs provide game-winning impact

Tasman United's Ruby Smith attempts to gather the ball in the air during the team's 4-1 win over Waimak United.

All three substitutes score as a late surge gets Tasman United across the line.

Stewart returns as Suburbs beat Coastal

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Nelson Suburbs midfielder Ryan Stewart in action during their 2-1 win ...

A standing ovation greeted Ryan Stewart in his first game back in the MPL.

Top five finish for Waimea runner

Bridie Edwards finished fifth place at the New Zealand secondary schools cross country championships.

Bridie Edwards keeps getting better and better, as evidenced at Saturday's New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Christchurch.

Kiwi basketballers battle heat, opposition

New Zealand basketballer Angus Riley heads for the basket on the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup tournament.

New Zealand team picks up win and loss on opening day of 3x3 World Cup basketball event.

Nelson turn tables on WOB

Nelson flanker Ethan Blackadder heads for the tryline in Saturday's tight win over Waimea Old Boys.

Nelson, Kahurangi and Wanderers all secured tight club rugby wins.

Nelson College too strong for St Bede's

Nelson College prop Kyle Te Tai attempts to smash through the St Bede's defence.

Nelson College have defended the Moascar Cup with a 64-17 win over St Bede's College. 

Baby Blacks backing firepower

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku is tackled during New Zealand's semifinal win over France

The Baby Blacks have scored 10 more tries than England during the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.

Temalisi regains spark

Temalisi Fakahokotau has been a rare bright light in another poor season for the Mainland Tactix.

 Tactix haven't had much to be excited about in 2017, but Temalisi Fakahokotau has been a rare positive.

Sevens rookie eyes Makos contract

New Zealand sevens representative Andrew Knewstubb has been included in the 33-strong Tasman high performance squad.

New Zealand sevens player Andrew Knewstubb pushes for Tasman Makos contract.

Suburbs missing four starters

Suburbs defender Kristian Gibson will miss Saturday's match due to suspension.

Suburbs will face Coastal Spirit without a host of key players.

Waimea and Nelson set for rematch

Tasman Trophy finalists Waimea Old Boys and Nelson clash once again on Saturday.

WOB and Nelson both looking to bounce back from defeats at Trafalgar Park on Saturday. 

Prices too good for NCG

Megan Thomson and Marina Hirst-Tristram tangle as they compete for the ball.

Defending champs continue unstoppable form.

Makos contracts up for grabs

Waimea Old Boys loose forward Daniel Hytongue has been included in the 33-man Tasman high performance squad.

Tasman selected 33-strong high performance squad to prepare for a pre-season match against Counties Manukau.

Steel win after van crash video

Tactix midcourter Nicola Mackle searches for a pass up court against the Steel.

 Huge fourth quarter showing inspires depleted Southern Steel to win days after team members were injured in a crash.

Nelson put nine past Nayland

Nayland's Daniel Stocker, left, and Nelson's UkHlei Cinzah in action during Wednesday's qualifier.

Comprehensive win over Nayland guarantees Nelson College a place at nationals.

Larsen links up with Nelson Cricket

Gavin Larsen is Nelson Cricket's new commercial manager.

National cricket selector Gavin Larsen has found a new lease on life in Nelson. 

Nelson College well represented

Samoan prop Sakaria Taulafo is one of several former Nelson College players scheduled to appear in internationals this ...

This weekend Nelson College will be well represented on the International rugby stage.

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