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Input sought on funding

A  project that would require further input is funding for "enhancements to Marahau".

Motueka's residents have one more week to direct their community board on how to spend of tens of thousands of dollars within their town.

Smiths wins Nelson, O'Connor takes West Coast-Tasman

Labour Party candidate Rachel Boyack concedes the Nelson electorate seat to Nick Smith at the National Party ...

Nelson and West Coast Tasman MPs retained their seats.

O'Connor 'cautiously optimistic'

West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor says he wants to secure the seat again.

Two West Coast-Tasman candidates give their verdicts on the campaign.

Close race tipped in Nelson after 'topsy-turvy' campaign

Nick Smith says he wants to remain the electorate MP for Nelson.

Three Nelson candidates give their verdicts on the campaign.

Live: Nelson Tasman Election 2017

Tonight we find out who will win our local electorate seats.

Join us for live coverage of the 2017 election results.

Death of a gentleman

Ron Brinsdon, pictured in 2005, on his dawn can collection run in Hardy St. He and a friend would flatten the cans and ...

Homeless man Ron Brinsdon died after collapsing in central Nelson. Behind the familiar face was a hidden story.

Dealing with dementia

Heather Lackner, left and Sue Cochrane at a Alzheimer's Society stall at Bunnings.

Sue Cochrane and Heather Lackner's work with Alzheimer's Support Nelson has given them a ringside seat to the affects of dementia. There may be no cure but from their experience there's a lot to be gained from a little bit of understanding and the right support.

WOW tribute to late designer

The Art of New York City created by Martin de Ruyter, Karen Stade and Troy Stade, modelled by Nicole Gibson.

The memory of a young designer who took out the World of WearableArt Awards top prize is being kept alive in a garment at this year's finals.

Bugged by litter bugs

Ali Lawley and her son Charlie Calderbank, aged 10, on Franklyn St next to Nelson College.

Braemar Eco village residents want littering outside Nelson College to stop

New Motueka library may cost $3.7m

The Motueka Library has long been earmarked for development.

Proposed new Motueka Library is unlikely to include a service centre.

Car-free zone set for Trafalgar St

Kerry and Garry Ford of Ford's restaurant and bar in upper Trafalgar Street, which will become a pedestrian zone over ...

The top of Nelson's Trafalgar St is going to be traffic free for four months this summer.

'Genuine need' for pensioner housing

Tasman District Council-owned cottages in Wakefield.

Waiting list for TDC cottages outstrips number of units

Yoga a tool in drug recovery

Tiffany Fleetwood-Bird will run an ashtanga yoga workshop in Nelson, to raise funds for yoga programmes for recovering ...

Ashtanga yoga has been credited with helping a local Nelson yoga teacher stay off heroin.

Capturing photographs on canvas

Timaru artist Holly Zandbergen with some of the oil paintings that are based on Craig Potton's photographs.

Timaru born artist Holly Zandbergen felt so inspired by Nelson photographer Craig Potton's work, she decided to turn some of them into paintings.

Dementia a life-changing loss for all

Margaret Lacy with a picture of her late husband Peter.

Dementia affects tens of thousands of Kiwis, eventually taking everything from them. And the reality of life with the disease is devastating.

Pushing Boundaries: Byrt and Chidgey

Art journalist and critic Anthony Byrt will be at the Granary Festival Cafe as part of the Blackmore Readers and Writers ...

On Sunday 15 October, Anthony Byrt and Catherine Chidgey will be appearing as part of the Nelson Arts Festival Page and Blackmore Readers and Writers programme.

Working mum sleeping in shed

Cath has been looking for somewhere to live, and is forced to live in a shed with no windows until something better ...

She's separated from her six kids as she struggles to get even motel accommodation.

Tiny house project among approved projects

The Green Grocer's heritage building will be converted to a cafe as part of a Special Housing Area proposal to turn the ...

Nelson continues to push forward the Special Housing Areas, with seven new ones approved by Nelson City Council.

Tight race draws out voters

Tasman Makos Pari Pari Parkinson, left, Rupena Parkinson, Siua Halanukonuka and Viliami Lolohea vote at the advance ...

Make your vote count in what's tipped to be a tight race for the Beehive.

Can't mine land with $126m of gold

Judge Pope, of Canvastown, is pleased the gold mine resource consent has been turned down.

Judge knocks back American bid to start a mine near Marlborough gold rush town because of risk to river.

Voters angry voting station closed

Victory Community Centre.

Victory voters are angry an advance polling station was not open as advertised.

Blue whale carcass washes ashore gallery video

A blue whale carcass washed ashore at Glenburn Station in Wairarapa on Wednesday.

A blue whale has washed up on a beach near Flat Point in Wairarapa.

Councillor slams dam ad

Cr Dana Wensley has concerns over an advertisement about the Waimea dam project.

Cr Dana Wensley alleges a dam ad by Waimea Irrigators Ltd has "false and misleading" information.

Sexual abuser 'stole my innocence'

A Nelson forestry worker has been sentenced to prison for a number of "serious" sexual offences.

A Nelson forestry worker has been sentenced to prison for a number of "very serious" sexual offences.

TDC grants $272,000

Motueka's Anzac dawn service.

Nine ratepayer and community associations, 112 organisations and two big events share in $272,000 of TDC grants.

Police hunt man on drug charges

Nelson police are looking for Kurt Walsh.

Nelson police looking for man on drug and theft charges.

Historical novelist to visit libraries

Author Jenny Pattrick is scheduled to talk about her newly released novel.

Author Jenny Pattrick will speak about her new novel.

Minor injuries reported after Whangamoa crash

Traffic was briefly down to one lane on State Highway 6 near the Whangamoa Saddle this morning, after a vehicle hit a bank.

Two people suffered minor injuries when a vehicle crashed into a bank at Hira, north of Nelson

Makos join early voting push

Tasman Makos rugby players from left Pari Pari Parkinson, Rupena Parkinson, Siua Halanukonuka and Viliami Lolohea vote ...

Sharp decision-makers on the field, Tasman Makos players made another big call this week by casting advance votes.

Booming senior entrepreneurship

Geoff Pearman is giving talks on work and life after 50 at the Nelson City Council Chamber.

As part of a series on the region's aging population, a senior entrepreneur will talk about work and life after 50.

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