Link missing from $10.5b upgrade plan

Nick Smith said he's hopeful Nelson's Southern Link could be included in an upcoming regional transport announcement.

Nelson's Southern Link not included on 'national significance' list, but Nick Smith's not giving up on project.

'Sabotage' ahead of poison drop

A section of the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary fence that was cut out over the weekend ahead of a poison drop.

Holes were cut in a Nelson bird sanctuary fence, locks glued and trees felled across a track ahead of poison drop.

Hot wheels: Test drive ends in blaze

Emergency services respond to a vehicle fire on Princes Drive in Britannia Heights, Nelson.

A car for sale in Nelson probably won't be bought after it burst into flames during a test drive.

Forestry fail: Bach destroyed

The felled tree trunk pierces into the living room.

Miracle no-one home as felled tree writes off much-loved family Marlborough Sounds family bach.

Indoor market planned for New St in Nelson

Tony Vining and Gill Ireland inside the former Mill building on New St, now destined to house a microbrewery.

A new indoor market is soon to set up shop in the Nelson CBD.

Fashion's the thing at Spring Fling

Meggan Toughey wore a pink leather skirt from V Designs at last year's Spring Fashion Fling at Nelson College For Girls.

Nelson College for Girls' annual Spring Fling fashion show is ready to breeze into a new season.

Tineli takes business accelerator award

Ali Kimber,left, Sandy Vincent, Tim Vincent and Jono Kalma are part of the Tineli team that have just received a $35,000 ...

Nelson-based clothing company Tineli is looking to break further away from the peloton thanks to a $35,000 business award.

Hairdressing elite trimmed for nationals

It was a sea of colour and contrasting styles at the competition.

Hairdressers clip to make the cut at Nelson Marlborough regional hairstylist competition.

Bylaw divides opinion

The ongoing standoff between the council and Lewis Stanton has resulted in a bylaw which the council will deliberate on ...

The council's bylaw to ban rough sleeping, and require a permit to protest, is put under the legal microscope.

Butchery steaks its claim on High St

Motueka's Beefair butchery owner Jos Canton says  her first year's solid trading shows there is a place for her business.

Jos Canton always wanted to open a butcher's shop in Motueka. When the right building came up she took the plunge.

Nelson's Art Expo draws the crowds

More than 1000 people have already attended the  the sixth running of  Art Expo Nelson 2017, held at the Trafalgar ...

After a three-year Saxton sabbatical, Art Expo Nelson returned to its original home in 2017.

Her brain said they wouldn't survive

Dan and Andrea with son Andre and daughter Yasmina. The Nelson family are recovering from the impact of a serious road ...

Andrea screamed "like a banshee" as the car ploughed into her family at 100kmh. Then, a moment of reason.

A daffodil for dad

Megan Strong promotes Daffodil Day with the help of Hunter's Gold daffodils raised by John and Marie Hunter and children ...

The promise of a grandchild may have been what kept Dan Strong going while he battled cancer.

Twins get chop for cancer

Paige holds up her hair while Chloe's waits for the chop.

Twins get their long locks lopped for a good cause.

Funding cut for GP patients

Collingwood Health on Collingwood St, Nelson.

A Nelson GP practice has had its funding for patients cut.

Arrest over Red Cross burglary

Nelson Police have arrested a man in relation to the Red Cross Service Centre burglary in July.

Nelson Police have arrested a man in relation to the Red Cross Service Centre burglary in July.

'Baby step' for bypass

Woolshed Corner on SH60 north of Motueka. River Rd is to the left and has been floated as a possible joining point of a ...

Time and cost are the roadblocks, but plans for a heavy-vehicle bypass for Motueka is making progress.

Motorcyclist hurt in CBD crash

Police and Fire Services worked to clear a car crash scene, on Trafalgar St in Nelson on Friday.

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A man has been taken to hospital after a crash on Trafalgar St.

Preserving Monaco's memories

The late Rosemary Foster who gifted land at Monaco to the City of Nelson Civic Trust. The land is now the Foster Reserve.

Memories of Monaco are on display thanks to the City of Nelson Civic Trust.

Water turns brown in Atawhai

Esther Sassenburg had brown water coming out of her tap in Atawhai.

Atawhai residents had a nasty surprise when they ran their taps this morning.

Building boom in Nelson

Building is booming in Nelson, with an all time high of building consents being issued since 2008.

A major construction boom in the Nelson region means builders are having to turn away business.

Asia opportunity for Suter curator

Suter Gallery Curator Sarah McClintock has been selected as part of the 2017 Curators Programme.

A trip to Japan and Taiwan will potentially see more Asian inspired art in the Suter Art Gallery, says curator Sarah McClintock.

Queen St work may unearth budget blowout

A new programme of work is en route for the Queen St upgrade project at Richmond.

The upgrade of Queen St threatens to gouge out TDC budgets.

Kindy teacher in Mongol top 10

Mongol Derby riders completing the race sharing sixth position. From left Marie Palzer, Rebecca Hewitt from Australia, ...

Marie Palzer has finished "the world's longest and toughest horse race" in sixth place.

Tasman swim spots 'among best'

Seth Hope leaps from rocks into the Lee River during the summer of 2015. The Lee is a popular swimming spot.

Are you happy to swim in Tasman district rivers and off its coast?

Hospice nurses heaven sent

Nelson Tasman Hospice nurse Brenda Watson, centre, visits Jim and Mollie Pascoe at their home in Stoke.

Fourteen years ago, Jim Pascoe thought he'd be "dead by Christmas" thanks to the Nelson-Tasman Hospice, he's still going strong.

Mumps spread south

Some people with mumps get a fever and headaches, and can spread the virus by coughing and sneezing. (File photo)

Rare mumps cases spread in Marlborough, with at least one case linked to an outbreak in Auckland.

Your far flung fish and chips video

Witherlea Takeaways owner Sharyn Hiltz says frozen fish is just as good as fresh fish for your Friday night takeaway.

It's Friday night and that means one thing: takeaway time. But under the batter, where does your fish come from?

Gran master flash

Adrienne Waters plans to run, walk and bowl her way to victory at the South Island Masters Games in October.

Granny's three-pronged attack on South Island Masters Games sure to inspire.

Stormy start to day for Nelson

Pedestrians battle with wind and rain in Nelson's CBD this morning.

Wild weather expected to ease by afternoon... but more rain's forecast for the weekend.

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