Nelson's mountainbike trails are among the best in the world and so too are the riders.
Omar Guardiola has been handed his first start of the season as the Nelson Marlborough Falcons aim to make it two-from-two.
Four Nelson triathletes face one of their biggest challenges when they take on the lava fields of Kona in the Ironman World Championships on Sunday.
All Tasman eyes will now focus on Pukekohe on Saturday after the Makos secured a record 35-17 NPC win over Taranaki.
Tasman have given themselves a chance of hosting one of next week's NPC semifinals.
Joshua Lis has made an instant impact on his return to the Nelson Marlborough Falcons.
Team Wellington have snapped up Richmond Athletic's Ben Harris for the upcoming ASB Premiership season.
Former Nelson College star Mitchell Hunt is coming home, after signing a three-year deal with the Tasman Rugby Union.
The 2015-16 Car Company Nelson premier men's club cricket season starts tomorrow with the opening round of two-day matches.
A crucial 2-0 win over Marlborough has meant middle eight qualification for Nelson after day three of the primary schoolgirls Collier Trophy hockey tournament in Palmerston North.
India level their four-test series after beating Black Sticks 3-1
Ross Geldenhuys handed suspension for striking a player during loss to Canterbury last weekend.
Sport Tasman are calling for cricket fans to volunteer at Black Caps matches at Saxton Oval this summer.
Black Sticks men and women both win in Nelson on a good day for NZ hockey
Nelson have suffered two opening day losses at the Hatch Cup primary schoolboys hockey tournament in Timaru.
Kali "Meen Hands" Meehan visits Nelson ahead of his much-anticipated boxing bout against Joseph Parker in Auckland next week.
Central Stags paceman Bevan Small suffered a dislocated shoulder after his first delivery at Nelson Park.
Canterbury United have confirmed the capture of Nelson schoolboy football star Atkin Kaua.
Rhythmic gymnast Renee Macrae led the way for a Nelson one, two, three finish at the national championships.
The Nelson College for Girls composite sailing team has returned from Australia with second place in the inter-dominion secondary schools team championships.
Waimea College's pre-tournament target of reaching the top eight has fallen short at the NZ secondary schools basketball champs.
Brook Reeve has demonstrated he's a strong championship contender after the opening round of the New Zealand Formula First championship at Manfeild.
India's national men's hockey coach Roelant Oltmans is determined that South Island enthusiasts get to see something of his players' unique skill-set over the coming week.
Sam Hedges has been selected in the New Zealand Universities and Tertiary Students rugby league squad.
Roma Edwards bounced back from a broken leg to finish second at the South Island secondary schools motocross champs.
Falcons coach Mark Johnston wants the region's football clubs to support a bid for a senior men's national league team.
Tonight's hockey test between the Black Sticks and Argentina women's teams at Nelson's Saxton Turf marks a significant milestone in Anita Punt's international career.
Thirty swimming clubs from around the South Island converged on Dunedin last weekend to compete in the newly formatted South Island Championship.
Argentinian Andres Di Leo repeated his success in last week's Masters Games cross triathlon, winning Sunday's duathlon at Rabbit Island.
Teams with the youngest and oldest runners captured titles for Athletics Nelson at Saturday's New Zealand road relay championships in Christchurch.