A dominant second stage ride has enabled Tasman rider Finn Fisher-Black to claim the yellow jersey in the U17 division after the first day of the Junior Tour of Southland.
George Bennett and Liam Malone are front runners for Nelson's top sports award. So who wins this race?
Four years after playing his last game for CBHS, Fletcher Smith is one of Otago's key NPC players.
The Makos remain in the hunt for a semifinal spot after a slogging win over Counties Manukau .
Waimea College dumped out of title contention at the New Zealand secondary schools basketball championships by Westlake Girls' High School.
Squire preferred over Highlanders team-mate Elliot Dixon to start at No 6 against the Pumas this weekend.
George Campbell is retiring from his role as Nelson Bays Football development officer but may return to coaching at senior level.
There will be no doubt in Tasman's camp about the challenge they face when a red-hot Counties Manukau side comes to Lansdowne Park in Blenheim on Thursday evening.
The upcoming World Bowls Championships in Christchurch will be Dave Edwards' final act as New Zealand coach.
Paul Ifill believes Tasman United could be the surprise package of the Stirling Sports Premiership.
Gymnastics Nelson has sent a team of 11 talented gymnasts to the national championships in Invercargill.
He may be about to line up in a red jersey, but Leicester Faingaanuku has his eyes on the black one next year.
Elina Ussher has won the Motu Challenge multisport event nine times already and will be aiming to make it ten on October 8.
This week in our series profiling Tasman Makos players we chat to Marlborough local Jesse MacDonald.
Nelson triumphed in the senior grade but shared the overall glory with Marlborough at the Triangular Golf Tournament at Rarangi in Blenheim on the weekend.
Nelson College's Leicester Faingaanuku has earned selection in the New Zealand Barbarians Schools team.
The Phoenix head into the A-League season with one of the competition's most dangerous strike forces.
He's coached at the Olympic Games three times but on the weekend Russell Borgeaud's expertise was focussed on helping Nelson's next generation of volleyball talent.
Tasman United coach Richard Anderson is leaving it up to the youth players to prove they deserve first team opportunities more than someone from out of town.
Richie McCaw was on hand at the finish line to welcome his fiancee's team home in Golden Bay.
Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick doesn't want their venture to Nelson to be a one off.
Hamish Watson scored the game's only goal as the Wellington Phoenix reserves beat Tasman United in pre-season match.
Phoenix continue to build momentum ahead of A-League season opener but they could be without defender Tom Doyle.
The Tasman under-18 rugby team confirmed their top seeding for the forthcoming South Island tournament with a gritty 24-22 win over Canterbury Metro in Christchurch on Saturday.
This season's Tasman Makos continue to be an enigma, albeit an entertaining one.
Tasman have held on to secure an important NPC rugby win over Hawke's Bay.
Tasman B leave it too late against Canterbury B.
Week nine of the Nelson interclub table tennis competition featured a number of ring-ins.
Former Mapua footballer Jake Williams wants to one day play for the Wellington Phoenix. But technically, he already does.
Liam Malone's Paralympics dream started as exactly that - he just wanted to run in Rio de Janeiro.