Iwi encourage young people to get vaccinated video

Associate Health Minister Peeni Henare says the key now is to focus especially on vaccinating Māori and Pasifika youth.

Te Tauihu iwi are taking a targeted approach to encourage rangatahi vaccination.

Schools house vaccination clinics video

As well as Nelson College, pictured, more pop-up clinics were planned outside of school hours at schools including ...

Nelson College hosts a pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinic, with the DHB arranging more "community clinics" at schools and venues across the region.

NMIT block closed

NMIT says T-Block on Nile St has been closed as a precaution, after engineers raised “seismic concerns” in a routine report.

"Seismic concerns" being investigated in the teaching block, on NMIT's Nelson campus.

Man rescued from Marlborough Sounds after power tool injury

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust took a man with badly lacerated hands to Hutt hospital on Monday.

The man had to be airlifted to Hutt Hospital after suffering 'nasty lacerations'.

Safety in own home taken by ongoing abuse, court hears

Angiata Tumene was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment on multiple charges, including assaulting his ex-partner and ...

A man has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment after he punched his ex-partner and threw a heater into a wall.

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Healthcare targets missed in wake of Covid lockdowns video

The lockdowns for Covid-19 have put pressure on planned care for Nelson Marlborough Health.

The impact of Covid-19 could be felt for another three years as the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board works to clear backlogs.

Call for more time on three waters reform video

The Waimea Community Dam, photographed in mid-September under construction in the Lee Valley. Tasman District Council's ...

Tasman District Council will on Wednesday consider calling on the Government to extend the timeline for its Three Waters reform programme.

New face but same kōrero for refurbished Whakatū Marae

22092021 NEWS PHOTO MARTIN DE RUYTER /THE NELSON MAIL 

Jane du Feu and Shep- Craig Shepard at the Wharenui at Whakatu ...

After more than 20 years of weathering the elements, the face of Whakatū Marae has been refurbished and renewed - but the story of the marae is unchanged.

Slips could cost $100k to fix

Slips after heavy rain, at the entrance to the Walters Bluff subdivision in Nelson.

Stopping the land from slipping off a Nelson hill could top $100,000, with thousands of tons of soil already removed in a bid to stabilise the fragile site.

Bayview community concerned by development traffic

Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese said she took safety “very seriously” and she had immediately followed up Butler's concerns ...

Group express safety concerns over development, saying an accident is inevitable and councillors will be held "responsible for any harm" caused.

Prominent historian passes away

John Mitchell passed away on Thursday last week. Mitchell was a prominent Māori historian whose work with his wife won ...

John Mitchell, well-known and respected Māori historian, has passed away.

Council forestry surplus grows to $12.5m video

Tasman District Council-owned forestry operations had a strong year in 2020-21, making a surplus of $4.1 million, ...

Good harvest volumes and log prices for Tasman District Council in 2020-21 helped drive up the overall activity surplus in the foresty closed account to a whopping $12.5m.

Gourmet adventures along the Heaphy Track video

Director Angus McKenzie and guide Toni Hutton met at a Heaphy Track Hut, and have been together ever since.

Paella by candlelight and banquets of lamb tagine and salmon fillet on the country's oldest Great Walk.

Veteran cyclist Jack Bauer won't die wondering at World Championships

Jack Bauer has shown encouraging form leading into the Road World Championships in Flanders.

The 36-year-old believes the 268km course in Flanders is tailor-made for an aggressive rider like himself.

Nelson College win South Island rugby final

The Nelson College rugby team perform a victory haka after winning the South Island secondary schools title by beating ...

Outstanding defence in the final minutes saw Nelson College repel Otago Boys High School to win the South Island secondary schools rugby final 27-19 in Dunedin.

News

Man stabbed woman, then burgled two homes

Anthony Archbold told police he couldn’t remember the events of the night.

A woman who thought she'd been punched in the back soon realise she'd been stabbed.

Tasman gears up for $98 million in capital works video

Tasman District Council is planning direct procurement for some projects as it eyes up an ambitious 2021-22 capital works programme worth $98.1 million.

Community work for cyclist's road rage

Healthcare targets missed in wake of Covid lockdowns video

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Iwi encourage young people to get vaccinated

Te Tauihu iwi are taking a targeted approach to encourage rangatahi vaccination.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

What's On in Nelson

Lego appeals to all ages, so the young and young at heart will be able to see some incredible creations at the upcoming ...

What's keeping you entertained in Nelson.

The fabulous Far North never fails to fire up your spirits video

Whangārei's Town Basin with the almost completed Hundertwasser Arts Centre in the background.

Northland is rich in history, and it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say every Kiwi should make a pilgrimage there.

Empty store's windows a canvas for local artist video

14092021 NEWS PHOTO BRADEN FASTIER / NELSON MAIL
Nelson artist Ann Braunsteiner finishes work on her artwork titled ...

Nelson artist Ann Braunsteiner has transformed the windows of an empty inner city building into a sprawling work of graffiti art.

Out Here in Whakatū

EJ Mann (they/them) will be appearing on a discussion panel for the upcoming Pukapuka Talks, in Nelson.

Once-marginalised voices, characters and themes are finally finding their way into print.

Nelson's amazing a capella singers

The members of the Nelson Bays Harmony Group have all been singing off the same sheet since 1993.

Local women have been belting out tunes since 1993 and have never sounded so good. But they're now singing out for a new director to take them to the next level.

Opinion

Tasty proposition to tempt you

Inati’s duck trumpets is so popular with diners at their restaurant, it made sense for them to be on the menu at home.

Local businesses need local support, and ordering online from your local is one way we can all play a part.

WFH? Get me back to the office

Even with the perfect working from home set up, I just can't feel as productive as I do in the office. (File picture)

OPINION: I've got the perfect working from home space, so why do I feel so unproductive compared to being in the office?

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

14082019 NEWS PHOTO BRADEN FASTIER / NELSON MAIL 
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.

Our People

Prominent historian passes away

John Mitchell passed away on Thursday last week. Mitchell was a prominent Māori historian whose work with his wife won ...

John Mitchell, well-known and respected Māori historian, has passed away.

The fabulous Far North never fails to fire up your spirits video

Whangārei's Town Basin with the almost completed Hundertwasser Arts Centre in the background.

Northland is rich in history, and it wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say every Kiwi should make a pilgrimage there.

Nelson's amazing a capella singers

The members of the Nelson Bays Harmony Group have all been singing off the same sheet since 1993.

Local women have been belting out tunes since 1993 and have never sounded so good. But they're now singing out for a new director to take them to the next level.

A career behind the lens

No 3 MEETING OF FAITHS The Dalai Lama, hongis with the retired bishop of Nelson Peter Sutton at a welcome ceremony at ...

Martin De Ruyter has seen more than most, documenting life over a 35-year career at the Nelson Mail. Here are his 10 favourite photos.

Locked down 1000km from home video

Louise Egan is locked down in an Invercargill holiday park, nearly 1000km from her Nelson home.

A Nelson woman locked down nearly 1000km away in Invercargill is making the most of it.

Arts

Out Here in Whakatū

EJ Mann (they/them) will be appearing on a discussion panel for the upcoming Pukapuka Talks, in Nelson.

Once-marginalised voices, characters and themes are finally finding their way into print.

Tasty new festival for Nelson

05012021 NEWS PHOTO BRADEN FASTIER / NELSON MAIL
Revellers enjoy the sounds at the 'Doof Stage' during the 2021 Bay ...

Taste Tasman is the latest festival to announce its arrival in the region, so bring your mates and a massive appetite for fun.

New look festival returns to the heart of the city

Nelson Arts Festival 2021

The Nelson Arts Festival returns this October with new directors, an exciting line up and a new base in the central city.

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.

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