Andrew Day

Pilot flies low to raise funds

Nelson man Flight Lieutenant Andrew Day will be piloting a different kind of aircraft when he takes part in the Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari.

Monument settles in at new home

A historic rock cairn bearing the names of early Hope Valley settlers has been successfully relocated on Crown land near the former Glenhope Railway Station.

Cake and cuppa supports cancer cause


Yes, your submissions count

Ask the mayor: Do submissions to the council's Draft Annual Plan actually make any difference? Rachel Reese responds:

Creativity rules at Up the Garden Path

Behind the adobe style wall on the corner of High and Courtney streets lies one of Motueka's favourite destinations, Up the Garden Path Cafe and Gallery.

Return of the nightmare

godzilla Godzilla features clever casting and cunningly brings the legend of the radioactive lizard into the post-Fukushima era.

'Comedy' hits new low

The Other Woman is the least funny so-called comedy I've seen in a long time.

Fiennes shines in sterling cast

Film review: The Lego Movie

Neighbourly love? Not likely

Like a lot of New Zealanders, I'm a little obsessed with property. I know it's tragic but I don't like getting out of bed until I've checked the latest real estate listings on Trade Me.

The funny guys are coming

Dai Henwood Kiwi comedians Dai Henwood, Ben Hurley and Vaughan King are on top of their game - and on their way to Nelson.

Caver extraordinaire

Caver Kieran McKay made history last week when he led the Extreme Caving Group on the first "through trip" of the Stormy Pot/Nettlebed system.

Down-to-earth activist

Passionate about cycling in Nelson

MarchFest through brewer's glasses

Since Riwaka brewer Simon Nicholas is a newcomer to the region's beer scene, we thought it would be fun to get his insider-outsider perspective on MarchFest.

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Students go MAD on wearable art

School students from the Nelson-Tasman region created a spectacular range of entries for this year's Purple Cake Day children's wearable art challenge held at the Theatre Royal last Saturday.

Raising spirits and cash

Elbow-popping action

Covered in mud and having a ball

Rain did not deter the record 1400-strong crowd which squelched through 2km of Moutere estuary mud last Sunday for the annual Muddy Buddy event.

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