Two cars collide outside Nelson petrol station

The crash happened near the Mobil Tahunanui service station on Tahunanui Drive, Nelson.

17 min ago  A person was taken to Nelson Hospital with moderate injuries.

Citizen scientists encouraged to snap coast photos

Councillor Kate Fulton and marine and coastal scientist Vikki Ambrose at the CoastSnap site at Kinzett Terrace, one of ...

Nelson has joined an international club of citizen scientists keeping a weather eye on the coast with standard 'CoastSnap' photos of beach-fronts.

Laughing at cancer takes centre stage

Former actor, World Of WearableArt model, singer and dancer Anna Stephens has terminal cancer but is determined to make ...

Anna Stephens has been on the Nelson performance scene for years. In her time of need, supporters are putting on a caberet to help her and hospice.

Challenge to parking wardens patrolling residential streets

Councillor Matt Lawrey said the situation where parking wardens were patrolling residential areas felt like “a step ...

“Too many times I have seen wardens patrolling ... well outside the controlled parking zones ... going car to well-parked car looking for expired regos and WOFs."

Pedestrian hurt in intersection crash

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A St John Ambulance drives past Nelson Hospital on Waimea Rd on the ...

A pedestrian suffered moderate injuries after being struck by a vehicle at a central Nelson intersection on Wednesday morning.

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White nationalist group launches recruitment drive

This pamphlet belonging to white-supremacist group Action Zealandia was found in a Richmond mailbox.

Pamphlets seeking recruits for Action Zealandia have been delivered to Nelson letterboxes.

Connecting on climate action video

Environmentalist Marlene Moreau has taken up the job of co-ordinator of the Nelson Tasman Climate Forum, a community-led ...

"We are stronger together" says new coordinator of a community forum trying to speed up action on climate change.

Person seriously injured after vehicle rolled

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A person has been seriously injured in a car accident in Motueka.

Nelson man convicted of sexual connection with 14-year-old

The 20-year-old man and 14-year-old girl had met each other through the social media app Snapchat (file photo).

The 20-year-old man had been fully aware of the girl's age went she offered him sex over the social media app Snapchat.

Bicyclist 'overreacted' in road rage incident

A cyclist who was “wound up” by an overtaking manoeuvre gone wrong went to confront the driver after following him into ...

A cyclist cut off by an overtaking vehicle followed the driver into a store to assault him.

Helicopter company helps student take next step

Palmerston North student Alisa Izumi has been awarded a placement with global helicopter company PHI International.

A Palmerston North student’s career is off to a flying start as the first intern to be awarded a placement with helicopter company PHI International.

Women's Club still in fashion after 95 years

The Nelson Women's Club celebrated the group’s 95th birthday last week.

The Nelson Women’s Club has celebrated its 95th birthday in style.

Benee postpones Aotearoa Tour for personal reasons video

Benee was set to begin her eight-date nationwide regional tour in New Plymouth on Friday.

The indie pop singer was set to embark on her first nationwide regional tour throughout August but has put those plans on hold.

Protesters seek to save Motueka's main street trees video

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Faye Knight stands by the Main St of Motueka, some of the trees are to ...

Six protesters gathered this morning on Motueka's High St and say they are prepared to be there every day to stop trees being cut down.

Houseplants as self-care video

Alyce Read has some 150 houseplants, most of them in her bedroom as she is the only plant-mad member of the household.

Meet the Nelson collector helping others overcome mental health challenges.

News

Battle to reunite family brings distress, guilt video

Anju Bathla says she feels guilty she isn’t with her two daughters.

Their visas were ready, then the borders were shut. Anju Bathla’s youngest daughter, Alisha, was 2 the last time the Nelson aged-care worker hugged her little girl. Now she is 4.

Nelson food and wine shine

Family run Nelson producers are winning national recognition for their wine, food and service.

Festival 'likely' to change date after clash concerns

White nationalist group launches recruitment drive

Video

'Broken' system for teaching literacy, teacher says

Graduate teacher says all teachers - not 4000 - should be trained in new approach to help children learn to read and write.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

What's On in Nelson

The Trafalgar Centre is the place to be this Saturday for Te Tauihu ke te Hoe, a celebration of kapa haka excellence in ...

What's keeping you entertained in Nelson.

Laughing at cancer takes centre stage

Former actor, World Of WearableArt model, singer and dancer Anna Stephens has terminal cancer but is determined to make ...

Anna Stephens has been on the Nelson performance scene for years. In her time of need, supporters are putting on a caberet to help her and hospice.

Nelson food and wine shine

Seifried won the New Zealand Wine of the Year award with their 2019 sauvignon blanc and the family-run business has ...

Family run Nelson producers are winning national recognition for their wine, food and service.

Benee postpones Aotearoa Tour for personal reasons video

Benee was set to begin her eight-date nationwide regional tour in New Plymouth on Friday.

The indie pop singer was set to embark on her first nationwide regional tour throughout August but has put those plans on hold.

Houseplants as self-care video

Alyce Read has some 150 houseplants, most of them in her bedroom as she is the only plant-mad member of the household.

Meet the Nelson collector helping others overcome mental health challenges.

Opinion

The big vehicle debate video

The Ford Ranger rules supreme in new vehicle sales in New Zealand.

OPINION: It's time to rethink our affair with the "monsters" on the road.

Meaning business in climate crisis

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Chia Sisters Florence Van Dyke, left and Chloe Van Dyke have earned a ...

Top of the south businesses are joining in the urgent mission to manage their emissions.

Merging colleges would be 'a mistake'

Single-sex schools like the Nelson Colleges fill a niche in the education system which continues to be sought out by ...

OPINION: The zoning controversy is not an opportunity to make single-sex education a culture war target.

It's not politics, it's common sense

Rachel Sanson at in the Maitai Valley with plantation forest and clear felled land.

OPINION: Is the return on our city's forestry investment sufficient to continue ploughing money into pine? Councillor Rachel Sanson argues that it's not.

A solution to Nelson’s high school zone

Nelson College and Nelson College for Girls could combine and have a junior and senior campus, suggests former student ...

OPINION: A former Nelson College student has a potential solution to Nelson's co-ed dilemma.

Our People

Having the right dictionary at your fingertips

Not all dictionaries are created equal.

They are our go-to when it comes to understanding words, but when you're learning a new language like te reo, not all dictionaries are created equal.

Geologist and orchardist lived a life less ordinary

Dr Harry McQuillan developed a deep love for Iran, spending years working there as an oil geologist.

Obituary: Dr Harry McQuillan had a deep connection to Iran and spent years in the country he loved with the people he held in the highest regard.

New Zealand's oldest Olympian passes away video

Ngaire Lane (third from left), with her team-mates who represented New Zealand at the 1948 London Olympics.

Ngaire Lane held multiple national swimming records during the 1940s, and went on to represent New Zealand in backstroke at the 1948 London Olympics.

Bishop's wife the new Vicar video

Reverend Watiri Maina, the new Vicar of Victory.

Watiri Maina was inducted as the new vicar in Victory, potentially the first time in New Zealand that a Bishop's wife has also had a parish of her own.

'Big kid' leaves the classroom for the rugby field video

'Kids are easy to get along with, you can be silly, have fun,' says Antonio Shalfoon, whose learning support role at ...

For Antonio Shalfoon, the fun and games of the playground are making way for some serious training with the Tasman Mako.

Arts

More than 50,000 paint Nelson neon for Te Ramaroa festival video

Miss Shade and Mr Beacon Heads at UV Spaghetti by Angus Muir, one of the most photographed installations of this year’s ...

"The streets came alive" for Nelson's biennial light festival, brightening the city centre as well as the usual Queens Gardens.

UV Spaghetti food for the soul on cold winter nights video

Nine-year-old Finn Forrester inside UV Spaghetti by Angus Muir, part of the Te Ramaroa Light Nelson festival on Saturday ...

Te Ramaroa has spilled out onto Nelson streets. Organisers are “absolutely thrilled” with the result, and kids are eating up the UV Spaghetti installation.

Learning from old hands

Nelson-Whakatu’s latest mural He Toanga Te Aroha (The Gift is Love) on the side of Refinery Art Space in Hardy St.

Nelson-Whakatū’s rangatahi got some high level help creating the city’s newest mural.

Cobb Valley's raw beauty reflected in long-awaited exhibition

Illustrator Kate Burness said it was the “contrast between the natural environment and the man-made” power station and ...

Ten artists from Golden Bay and Nelson spent five days immersed in the heights of the Cobb Valley in 2019 to produce a bold exhibtion from a vairety of different media and disciplines.

Sinbad steals the show

Some of the cast of Sinbad the Sailor (Retired).From left, Cutthroat Maggie (Michaela Sheehan), Sinbad (Robin Ringwood), ...

Nelson Repertory Theatre's fresh take on this seafaring classic made for a show that was like a gallion in full sail, bring fun and frivolity to the stage.

Angels bring Broadway to Nelson in a musical night to remember

The Nelson Centre of the Musical Arts was the scene of some angelic singing.

Covid pulled down the curtains on Sophie McCarlie's Edinburgh Fringe Festival dream, so the talented song bird and her friends carried on the show, in true style.

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