Phoenix legend Paul Ifill will lead Tasman United into premiership unknown.
Tasman United have signed a former South American professional and coach Richard Anderson says more players are still to come.
There is a rising tide of excitement in the Tasman Makos camp as they prepare for their biggest test of their season.
A record nine teams will contest the Labour Weekend Open softball tournament, with the out of towners once again favoured to take the title.
Last year Anita McLaren was deemed ineligible for the Nelson Sports Awards. Now she's nominated. So what has changed?
Central Districts start their Plunket Shield season against Otago this weekend.
The Nelson Griffins will meet Mid Canterbury in a Hawke Cup warm-up game this weekend.
A mountain biking event that frocked.
Stuff's football reporters run the rule over each club's prospects ahead of the 2016-17 Stirling Sports Premiership.
George Worker will miss the start of the season for CD.
A handful of Olympians and an All Black highlight this year's Nelson Sports Awards nominees.
Kieron Fonotia is fully aware that Sunday's clash with Taranaki could be his last in the Tasman No 13 jersey.
Injured champion Jake Whitaker picking Jack Sheppard to take his vacant crown.
The annual Labour Weekend women's invitational drawn triples tournament begins at the Nelson Bowling Club on Saturday.
Marlborough have defended the Malcolm Shield junior tennis trophy against Nelson.
Shane Christie is excited about leading the Tasman Makos into Sunday's NPC semifnal against Taranaki.
Conor Macfarlane, inaugural winner of the McGarry Spirit Award, used to have a picture of "McGazza" on his wall.
Coey Turipa is doing everything he can to be ready Tasman United's first ever game.
David Havili happy to continue his professional development at the Crusaders
Talented Buller first five James Lash is a man you want on your side.
The Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team will come out all guns blazing at this weekend's New Zealand season-opening MX Fest in Taupo.
Canterbury footballer Lily Bray a young talent on the rise.
Nelson cricket coach Aldin Smith was more than happy with his team's overall Chapple Cup performance.
Drawing with the United States will go down as the best result of Anthony Hudson's tenure so far. But for All Whites defender Kip Colvey, just playing against them was a career highlight.
Lycra tights, necessitated by cold and rain, was the norm for athletes at Friday's opening Twilight Series Meet at Saxton Field. They kept Lucy Sheat from pulling a muscle but didn't keep her from winning the 60m and 100m.
The Tasman Rugby Union hasn't entirely given up on the prospect of hosting the Mitre 10 Cup premiership rugby final in two week's time.
The final Nelson interclub table tennis competition of the season began last week at Saxton Stadium.
Nelson have finished fourth at this year's Chapple Cup cricket tournament after a three-wicket loss to Taranaki.
Tasman will meet Taranaki in next weekend's premiership semifinals after a big win over Southland.
Tasman United coach Richard Anderson said he would have no issues with starting rookie defenders Bertie Fish and Daniel Allan as Mark Johnston suffers training injury.