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Man hit by car in Nelson

A 70 year old man was transported to Nelson Hospital in a critical condition.

A section of State Highway 60 in Nelson was closed on Friday evening after a man was struck by a car.

Battle to return soldier's diary

Margaret Kearns of Stoke, Nelson with a copy of her father's dairy, Hartley Palmer.

The Government has intervened to help return a war diary to its rightful home in Nelson.

Changing face of Nelson

La Per and Mu Su Pan say they enjoy living in Nelson.

A fifth of Nelson's population was born overseas. Can the city meet their needs as they age?

Century-old stories to tell video

Renee Hollis, kneeling, with four of the people she interviewed and photographed for her book at Ernest Rutherford ...

Book on centenarians in need of urgent funds.

Nelson dairy owners 'terrified'

Vijay, left, and Darshini Chauhan speak with Nelson Police Senior Sergeant Blair Hall  following a robbery at the dairy ...

After a spate of robberies across the Nelson region, the city council has initiated a meeting with police and dairy owners.

Wakatu sells share in Ocean View apartments

Architects impression of the proposed Ocean View Apartments on Beach Rd, Tahunanui.

Wakatu has left the Ocean View SHA project to concentrate on other work.

Heavy rain causes slip on saddle

A slip blocked a section of State Highway 6 on the  Whangamoa Saddle on  Friday morning.

A slip has blocked SH6 on the Whangamoa Saddle between Nelson and Blenheim.

Heavy rain causes highway slip

A section of State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson has been closed to one lane following a slip on the road.

SH6 down to one lane after rain hits the top of the south.

Fighting for farmers and land

New Zealand Landcare Trust regional co-ordinator Annette Litherland takes over from Barbara Stuart.

They're big shoes to fill after 18 years, but new NZ Landcare regional coordinator is ready for challenge.

Rusting wreck 'unsafe'

The wreck of the Janie Seddon on Motueka's foreshore.

Motueka's much photographed shipwreck is falling apart. But children still love climbing on it.

Dam land plan heads to court

Lindsay McKenzie says compensation for the land required for the dam project is unlikely to exceed $2.5m on current ...

Three landowners whose properties are earmarked for the proposed Waimea dam are heading to court.

Nelson Airport marks its millionth passenger video

Abby Nalder, the millionth passenger to arrive at Nelson Airport, is congratulated by her mother Kirsten.

Nelson Airport breaks 1 million passenger a year mark.

'Uncle Aerial' a signal success

Errol Neal and friends hunted out a television signal from Wellington on Nelson's Princes Drive in 1963. The city's ...

 

War over house placement ends video

Linda Glew, left, and Sally Robertson are pleased to have the ordeal behind them.

The nightmare is over for a Motueka couple who have been fighting for their dream home.

Thieves target Subarus in spree

Nelson police are investigating a spate of car thefts that have largely targeted Subaru and Nissan cars. This stolen ...

Subaru and Nissan cars among top stolen vehicles in Nelson.

Wheelchair basketball ready to roll

Hayden Kitney, centre of the Placemakers team battles with members Allwood Sheds team during the final of the Dan Makey ...

Nelson's wheelchair basketballers say recent public interest could spark a new era for the club.

Korean students welcomed in Nelson

Hyeyeong Kim one of 35 Korean students welcomed to Garin College receives a Pounamu Tiki from Seung-bae Yeo, right, ...

Students from rural Korea are getting a taste of Kiwi culture while improving English language skills as part of a school visits programme.

Plastic use plunges with school scheme

Pepper Richardson, left, and Nikson Pascoe with Motueka South School's daily plastic lunch waste before the school's ...

Aware Motueka South School students slashed their lunchtime plastic waste after exploring the ocean's huge floating garbage patches.

Betty takes the ultimate leap video

Eighty-year-old Betty van Rooyen sky dives for charity at Skydive Abel Tasman in Motueka on Tuesday. Photo:  Daniel McKimm

 They cheered when Betty Van Rooyen was thrown from a plane this week - because she deserved it.

Queen St stage one section to open

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Road works with a roundabout on the corner of Queen St and Mcindoe Place.

Shoppers should be able to check out the first section of a new-look Queen St next week.

Freedom camping bylaw concerns aired

Residents met at the Takaka Service Centre on Monday night to discuss the new draft freedom camping bylaw.

The Golden Bay community gathered together to raise questions and concerns about a new draft freedom camping bylaw.

Escape the winter rut at the Sarau Winter Sale

Organiser Anna Haddon and daughter Maggie prepare for the  Sarau Winter Sale.

Moutere's Stuart Gordon, a member of the National Youth Orchestra, will be busking at the Sarau Winter Sale next weekend.

Pushing for safer life at sea video

Darren Guard of Guard Safety, industry liaison spokesperson at the Blessing of the Fleet held at the Seafarers' Memorial ...

Darren Guard dedicates his life to the welfare of seafarers and fishermen.

Signs urge 'sharing with care'

Nelson City Councillor Tim Skinner with the new signage and curbing on Brook St.

Brook Valley bottleneck? New signage and road layout is already dividing opinions on how cyclists and motorists will fare in the Brook.

Should they stay or go?

The golden elms in Motueka's High St are dividing opinions.

Some people want to take an axe to them. Others love the summer shade of Motueka's roadside trees.

Donation boosts native tree project

Chris Bowater, CEO of Z Bowater Motors, left, Tasman District Council horticulturist  Richard Hilton, Tasman Environment ...

Thousands of donated native trees will be planted alongside the Coastal Highway.

Nelson's new Kiwi Kai

Kiwi Kai co-owners Chris Poipoi and Reni Wereta-Gargiulo with some of their Kiwi Kai products at their new Halifax St, store.

Nelson's Kiwi Kai has gone from being a market stall to a brick-and-mortar shop bringing Maori Kai to the masses.

Arrests after armed robbery

The Armed Offenders Squad helped arrest three men in relation to an armed robbery at the Victory Discount Dairy.

Arrests made following aggravated robbery in Nelson.

Nelson City Council roll call on display

Nelson Deputy Mayor Paul Matheson.

Nelson City Councillors' attendance record at meetings up for scrutiny.

'Everything lost' in house fire video

The house on Queen Victoria St appears to have been completely destroyed by the fire.

Motueka man attempted to fight blaze himself as home of 35 years went up in smoke.

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