Tasman overcome Turbos video

Turbo Samuel Slade takes on two Tasman defenders in Palmerston North on Wednesday.

It wasn't pretty, but Tasman managed a bonus point win against Manawatū.

Hope planted with camellias

Nelson mayor Rachel Reese plants one of four Kate Sheppard white-flowering camellias in the grounds of Melrose House on ...

Nelson mayor Rachel Reese's hope on Suffrage Day is that more women come forward for leadership roles.

Drop in serious offending

There have been 500 fewer serious crimes in the Tasman district than a year ago.

After 12 months of work, Tasman Police are reporting progress in their efforts to reduce the number of victims of serious crime.

Restaurant owners' frantic kick-off

Ford's new owners Janette and Peter plan to build on the restaurant's reputation for good food.

They thought they'd taken over a restaurant during a quiet time. Then the All Blacks came to town.

Kai with a side of te reo

NMIT tutor Solomon Rahui, Holly Weir-Tikao, Director of Māori Education Anaru Luke and te reo students serenade guests ...

Food is at the heart of any celebration, and that includes Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

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'Clear preference' for new Motueka Library

Tasman District Council Motueka Ward councillor Peter Canton says there's huge interest in the library project

The construction of a new Motueka Library at Decks Reserve gets nod in feasibility study.

Bedroom wall smashed in crash video

Motueka resident Manu Watson was sent flying across his bedroom after a car crashed into it. The driver has now been ...

Manu Watson was thrown across the room into a wall when a drink driver crashed into his house.

Apple spill turns road to mush

An apple spill has turned to mush on the Moutere Highway, near Richmond.

An estimated two to three tonnes of apples have turned to pulp on Moutere Highway.

Pizza Hut boss skips jail

Parents of the owner of four Pizza Huts "buy him out of prison" after his conviction for making his employees do his ...

Parents of the owner of four Pizza Huts "buy him out of prison" after conviction for making his employees do his housework.

One injured in house fire

Three fire trucks were sent to put out the fire in Richmond on Sunday night. (file photo)

A woman has been treated for smoke inhalation following a fire in Richmond, when she went back in to rescue her dog.

NZTA programme drives disappointment

Tasman district mayor Richard Kempthorne says the National Land Transport Programme 2018-21 was a bitter disappointment ...

NZTA suggests the Provincial Growth Fund as a possible funding source for an upgrade of its highway through Motueka.

Beach within reach for Ayla-Rose video

Jess, left, and Chris Wagner are hoping to raise enough funds to get Ayla-Rose a Hippocampe beach wheelchair for summer.

Nelson family seek beach-friendly wheelchair to help disabled daughter enjoy the water.

New race a taste of things to come

K2M organiser John McIntyre speaks at the launch of the Abel Tasman Cycle Challenge back in 2016.

A new off-road marathon and team race is planned for the Great Taste Trail.

Rates reductions to save CBD

Empty shop-fronts have become a common sight in Nelson CBD, so rates are being reduced in the area.

Businesses in Nelson are paying rates up to 238 per cent higher than residential properties, making up a quarter of the council's rates-takings.

Last hurrah for Harry's bar

Harry Morris of Harry's Nelson Restaurant & Bar has sold his establishment.

Harry's owner ready to taste freedom as popular bar and eatery changes hands.

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New telescope for Nelson observatory

John Burt, left, Immo Newmann, Rudy Zondag, Dennis Goodman, Jenny Pollock, Ralph Bradley, Carl Horn, and Peter Knowles ...

A 14-inch telescope helps a Nelson observatory to see thousands of miles into space.

Teens to try outdoor adventures

Motueka teenagers have snapped up the places offered on free outdoor activity programme.

Minivan rolls on gravel road

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Tasman overcome Turbos

It wasn't pretty, but Tasman managed a bonus point win against Manawatū.

Lifestyle & Entertainment

What's on in Nelson

The cast of Grease perform 'We Go Together'.

What's going to keep you entertained in Nelson.

Restaurant owners' frantic kick-off

Ford's new owners Janette and Peter plan to build on the restaurant's reputation for good food.

They thought they'd taken over a restaurant during a quiet time. Then the All Blacks came to town.

Tortured artist paints to recovery

Getting brush to canvas during a nervous breakdown was a "defining moment" for Russell Black.

A nervous breakdown helped unlock a new world of arld.

Bay Dreams sells out

Tens of thousands have been to Bay Dreams since it first hit the stage in Mt Maunganui.

If you weren't fast, you're now last as Bay Dream believers snap up every single ticket to the Nelson show.

Food for thought

The third Thinking Brunch tackles the inevitable end of life and how we deal with it.

The three Thinking Brunches on the Arts Festival menu will surely satisfy your curiosity.

Opinion

Knowledge is power

An MRI scan shows a suspected cancerous area, which is circled in red.

OPINION: If that's the case, doctors shouldn't be discouraging men from having prostate cancer checks.

Curran's demise a public disgrace

It had been obvious for some time that eventually Clare Curran would have no option but to relinquish her portfolio ...

Clare Curran's political demise may have been very public but it still wasn't easy to watch, writes Richard Griffin.

The surname's last stand

Reaching agreement on surnames can be a battle of wills.

Why give your kids just just one surname when they can have two?

Teach me something I don't know

Stacey Ashley is the Nelson representative of the New Zealand Educational Institute. She was on the streets protesting ...

We all agree that teachers deserve better pay, but unless the conditions improve, it'll all be for nothing.

Sandhill Creek days remembered

The little flat at the mouth of Sandhill Creek today. The original house and schoolhouse are long gone, replaced by a ...

You only have to research old schools to get an idea how much has changed, writes Gerard Hindmarsh.

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High society roasting

One clever thing that Stack and McCracken offer is a drive-through service for those in a rush.

With a champion location, Society is setting a high standard for Nelson's coffee aficionados, writes Neil Hodgson.

Sandhill Creek days remembered

The little flat at the mouth of Sandhill Creek today. The original house and schoolhouse are long gone, replaced by a ...

You only have to research old schools to get an idea how much has changed, writes Gerard Hindmarsh.

It's not about the food video

Jai Regan, left, and Marian Laing, right, share dinner together with Kaleigh Rangihika.

Sharing a free meal with others is as much a social event as it is about the food.

Auction helping battle depression

Alesha Pyers models a pair of electrical heartbeat earrings that she designed and has for sale.

Alesha Pyers put her heart and soul into designing a healthy way of life to beat her battle with depression.

Making a premium scoop

Just some of the flavours that has pushed Appleby Farms ice cream sales and production through the roof.

In less than a year, Appleby Farms Ice Cream has gone from producing its first batch to now being stocked in over 350 supermarkets, writes Neil Hodgson.

Arts

Michael Leunig: Drawing to conclusions

"I think I'm trying to humanize the world a bit" says Australian cartoonist, Michael Leunig.

Declared “a national living treasure” in 1999, legendary Australian cartoonist Michael Leunig is on his way here for the Nelson Arts Festival.

Food for thought

The third Thinking Brunch tackles the inevitable end of life and how we deal with it.

The three Thinking Brunches on the Arts Festival menu will surely satisfy your curiosity.

Memoir tips in free talk

Panni Palasti just before the launch of her memoir in 2015.

Poet and author Panni Palasti is scheduled to give a free talk at Richmond Library about growing up in war-time Hungary.

Lighting fires for young readers

Children's author James Russell will be at the Nelson Arts Festival Readers and Writers next month.

James Russell's children's books and junior novels have been known to get even the most reluctant young readers hooked.

Free play readings at libraries

Playwright Roger Hall is the driving force behind New Zealand Theatre Month.

Richmond and Motueka libraries have teamed up with Nelson Repertory Theatre to deliver free play readings in celebration of New Zealand Theatre Month.

From Nelson to the world...

NZ musician Rhian Sheehan.

Rhian Sheehan grew up in Nelson, but now makes his music for the world. And he’s coming home for two spectacular shows as part of Nelson Arts Festival.

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