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Canadian tramper missing

Canadian national, Owen Thurston, was last seen near Mt Rintoul in Mt Richmond Forest Park.

Missing Canadian man, last seen in Mt Richmond Forest Park.

'Extreme pain' after sting ray attack

A fisherman was taken by air ambulance to Nelson hospital after he reported being stung by a sting ray on Boulder Bank ...

Fisherman airlifted off Nelson's Boulder Bank after reports he was stung.

Men 'fell like a pack of cards'

Four men were on the deck outside the Portage Resort Hotel's restaurant and bar in the Marlborough Sounds when a rail ...

A group of men fell off a Marlborough hotel deck "like a pack of cards" after a railing collapsed, a witness says.

Man seriously injured by timber machinery

A man aged "in his 40s" was trapped in timber yard machinery at a Tasman saw mill and flown to hospital with serious ...

He was trapped in a timber machine with a conveyor belt at a Tasman saw mill for more than 30 minutes.

Rich culinary journey

Grant Baird in the almost-finished lobby of The 13 hotel in Macau. All its interiors a recreation of the Versailles ...

Who'd ever want to be a a celebrity chef? Having to perform all those  endless takes to camera and monotonous judging for ridiculous television shows.

Southern Link back in limbo

Rachel Reese said she would continue to advocate for central government investment in Nelson's transport.

The timing and specifics of a new arterial route in Nelson are back in question, following the election.

Tale of two MPs

Nick Smith says National will be a formidable force in opposition.

The top of the south looks set to swap one cabinet minister for another.

Art encourages a halo effect

Paul Forrest is in Nelson with the interactive art installation The Halo Project, a collaboration with the Nelson ...

Art installation by Wellington artist supports sanctuary's efforts to bring back the birds.

Salisbury takes heart from new government

Salisbury School at Richmond is the only national single-sex residential school for girls with intellectual disabilities.

Could the long fight to save Salisbury School be over?

Makos fans jet into enemy territory

Originair flight OG3313 Captain Warwick Wild shows his support for the Tasman Makos before a flight to New Plymouth today.

Look out Ferdinand - there'll be a few more fins up in the crowd at Yarrow Stadium this weekend.

Global accolade for Nelson chocolate

Karl Hogarth of Hogarth Chocolate which has won  international awards.

A boutique chocolate maker from Nelson has scooped two awards at a global awards ceremony in London.

Sanctuary given $150k

The Brook Waimarama Sanctuary says water testing shows no poison residue has been detected in water tests following the ...

The Brook Sanctuary has satisfied council officers its business plan is sound, leading to the release of $150,000 in earmarked funding.

Colour, flavour and music for Day of Dead

Organisers of the Day of the Dead, Dia de Los Muerte festival at Founders Park on  October 29, from left, Yitzin Ruiz ...

Head over to Founders Heritage Park for a festive way to remember loved ones.

Valerie cares

Robin Kelly in Valerie.

Review: Valerie a brave, honest show that tackles serious topic of mental health.

Wellness service supports mental health

Marina Whyte in the sensory room at Nikau House.

A unique community mental health service is supporting people to live life to the fullest.

Picasso coming to Nelson

Craig Potton with the Colin McCahon painting, Riwaka Valley, Nelson 1941.

An upcoming exhibition at Craig Potton Gallery will have something for everyone, including a Picasso.

Extreme attitudes rewarded

Waimea Intermediate student Zayla Squires-Gordon was presented with a brand new Giant mountain bike by Kelly McGarry ...

McGazza award recipients winning at work and in life.

Dam public consultation plan gets nod

Cr Dana Wensley says too many issues with the dam project are still up in the air.

It's time for the public to have a say on the proposed Waimea dam.

Fruit factory jobs in the balance

T&G Foods plant in Nayland Rd, Nelson will either be sold, consolidated or shut.

Apple processing plant in Nelson faces closure amid dropping volumes of juice fruit.

Stoke schools safe as police locate man with knife

A policeman at the Stoke Railway Reserve looks for a man who was allegedly seen with a knife in the area.

Police locate man seen with a large knife near Nelson schools.

Air rescue on Takaka Hill

Two people airlifted off Takaka Hill after car went down bank.

Two people airlifted off Takaka Hill after car went down bank.

Higher-density housing plan

Deputy mayor Tim King says there is increasing demand for small, compact properties in central Richmond.

Would you like to see more, smaller houses in central Richmond?

Cargo for Katipo unloads at Port Nelson

Military light operational vehicles involved in Exercise Southern Katipo 2017 roll off the HMNZS Canterbury at Port Nelson.

 Nelson gets a short glimpse of the Southern Katipo as soldiers and supplies roll out of Port Nelson.

Man faces 30 drug dealing offences

A "point bag" of crystal methamphetamine.

Man from Stoke faces 33 charges relating to supply and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.

Helping Hands 'sharing the love'

Charlotte Reeve of Nelson Mitre 10 Mega works with fellow staff who spent the day at Richmond Riding for the Disabled in ...

One recipient of the Helping Hands project believed one good turn deserved another.

Waters tested over $5 million dam grant

Nelsonians will be given their say on the Waimea Dam, proposed to be built in the Lee Valley.

Nelsonians will their say on the controversial Waimea Dam project making waves in the Tasman District.

Desexing subsidy extended

Skye Morgan-Miller, 6, and Ava Sim, 4 with their pet cat Blacky

The Motueka SPCA is extending its subsidized cat desexing scheme to keep unwanted cat numbers down.

Takaka playground upgrade ready by November

The community celebrated the end of an era for the old wooden playground with an aerial drone photo.

The new playground upgrade for Takaka is nearly ready to start.

History brought back to life

Gerard Hindmarsh launched his new book with stories about Kahurangi.

Delve into the social and natural history of the Kahurangi area in Golden Bay author Gerard Hindmarsh's new book.

Pupils to get clued up on safety

William Busbridge, 9, Lily Jessop, 10 and Brittney Turner, 11, of Wakefield School, call for help during a water safety ...

Nelson-Tasman pupils are set to face a shaky house and fire simulation when Clued Up Kids returns.

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