Fulton has been in camp at Cambridge ahead of her departure for Europe in August.

Shaane set for junior worlds tilt

Nelson track cyclist Shaane Fulton is anything but neutral about her junior worlds chances in Switzerland.

A match mud in heaven

In the year of their 150th anniversary, Nelson Rugby Club won the NPD Tasman Trophy final, beating Marist Rugby Club, at ...

Nelson has defeated Marist 16-6 in the Tasman Trophy tussle at Neale Park on Saturday.

A bad insulation situation

A Nelson insulation installer counted on homeowners not looking beyond the roof hatch.

Flooding spurs rescue

Heavy rain and winds caused slips, flooding and road blocks in the Nelson region.

Misty eyes at reunion video

A bloody, broken collar found days after Misty the bull mastiff went missing didn't give her upset owner much hope.

Calls to shelve dam plan video

Tasman District Council is being urged to stop spending money on the Waimea dam project.

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Men rescued during wild weather

Two men stranded on their vehicle were rescued from Waimea River, Appleby after harsh weather hit the region.

Heavy rain and winds caused slips, flooding and road blocks in the Nelson region.

Begging to become a bolthole

Luxury lodge near Farewell Spit with huge $24m price tag likely to be snapped up by overseas millionaire.

Are modern learning environments working?

Braced for a fresh start

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Nelson takes home Tasman Trophy

Nelson has defeated Marist 16-6 in the Tasman Trophy tussle at Neale Park on Saturday.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Line drawing with twist and message

Nelson artist Maggy Johnston with her work that made the finalist selection for the Parkin Drawing Prize.

Nelson artist Maggy Johnston pushed the boundaries of drawing with a work using fishing line.

Shakespeare gone mad

No Holds Bards is a mix of four of Shakespeare's plays, Macbeth, Hamlet, Othello and King Lear.

Michael Hurst wants to act his thespian socks off right in front you.

UB40 to perform in Nelson

UB40's Astro and Ali Campbell on stage. The band will perform in Nelson on February 5.

Reggae icons UB40 will be performing at Trafalgar Park in February.

Normalising mental health

Finn Delany, left, and Alex Dissmeyer with their artworks. The pair are hoping to raise money and awareness for mental ...

New Zealand basketballer Finn Delany is tapping into his passion for art to help raise money for mental health in Nelson.

Vienna a musical celebration

The Nelson Symphony Orchestra gave a stirring celebration of Vienna's musical legacy.

The Nelson Symphony Orchestra celebrated its "homecoming" with a magical celebration of Vienna on Saturday night.

Opinion

Recycling the same old argument

Plastic bags are not traditionally part of a Hector's dolphin's diet.

Processing the world's environmental woes can be broken down into three stages. Elise Vollweiler spells out her method for getting her head round the problem.

Just a passing phrase

"Silly mum" is a fun phrase designed to provide that final push for mothers close to the edge.

There are plenty of phrases Elise Vollweiler doesn't like but there is one in particular that rises above the rest for sheer irritation value.

A walk in the rain

Days Track above Nelson Harbour offers great views for walkers.

A rainy Sunday forced columnist Angela Fitchett into the great outdoors and down memory lane.

Catering to all tastes

Carol Shirley, left, with employee Georgia Hay of Gourmet Caterers.

Columnist Neil Hodgson talks to a Nelson caterer who has carved out a niche for events big and small.

Pipe dreams and nightmares

That sinking feeling - plumbing 'whizz'Archie McPherson wished he had been a Bay City Roller.

"If I had the time over again I'd definitely choose the life of a plumber – Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir.

Our People

Five-year battle for a sign video

Sandra Hardcastle protests on Main Rd, Stoke outside the retirement village.

All retirement village resident Sandra Hardcastle wanted was a sign to her apartment. It took five years and a street protest pushing her walker to get it.

Business student to take flight

Year 13 student Tiare Donelan says she finds business exciting and multifaceted.

Garin College student Tiare Donelan has been awarded a business field trip to Chile.

'Power of the people' drives grandstand U-turn

Strong public support for the retention of the Golden Bay grandstand helped some councillors change their minds about ...

The Golden Bay grandstand was saved from demolition after several councillors flipped their positions to support its retention.

From pest to pet food

Dogs could help tackle New Zealand's pest problem.

A vet's approach to canine nutrition could help tackle New Zealand's most prominent pests.

Creative teen makes e-book

A very tasty looking vegan chocolate tart.

A Golden Bay teenager has self-published an e-book packed with her own photography, recipes and self-care tips to help people transition to veganism.

Arts

Light Nelson needs you

Light Nelson's volunteer co-ordinator Kate Alexander is looking for more people to help out during the event.

Nelson's five-day festival of lights needs more volunteers to help bring the project to completion.

Kapa haka team answers SOS

Stephanie Crampton practises with her Te Whanau Tautoko team mates. The kapa haka team was pulled together at the last ...

A SOS call for a new kapa haka team was a success ensuring the regional competition can go ahead and Nelson will be represented at the nationals.

New gallery built on faith

Atelier Studio and Gallery co-founder David James in the gallery on Trafalgar Square.

A new Nelson gallery aims to become a hub where art and spirituality connect.

Light Nelson to bedazzle

Light Nelson is back in July with more than 50,000 people expected to enjoy the winter light festival this year.

 Nelson's winter night festival Light Nelson is back in July bigger and brighter than it was in 2016.

Artwork a talking point

Artist Seung Yul Oh has created a colourful sculpture for the green space beside Richmond Library.

A new public sculpture in Richmond by an up and coming young artist is turning heads.

A 'crazy adventure'

Some of the colourful cast in Nelson Youth Theatre's production of Alice in Wonderland.

Alice in Wonderland was a crazy adventure filled with madcap situations and quirky characters.

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