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Poet covers a lot of Miles video

Miles Spence reads from his poetry collection.

Nelson author Miles Spence is back with a collection of poems and two more books in the wings.

Humans of Nelson

Humans of Nelson

A national storytelling initiative has hit Nelson and a small but passionate group of local volunteers are driving it.

Film debut for Nayland College alumni video

Jericho Rock-Archer, left, Phillip Rollo, Jared James, Steffan Paton and Joshua Rollo after they had wrapped up the ...

A doco by three Nelson film makers explores the power of rugby to bring people together.

No dam: I'm out, says market gardener

Mark O'Connor with leeks, one of more than 30 varieties of vegetables grown by Waimea Plains-based Appleby Fresh.

TDC water permit assessments cut likely water allocations.

New challenge for kart driver video

Nelson kart driver Matt Butchart will contest the South Island Formula Ford Series this year.

Nelson kart driver given a surprise opportunity to race South Island Formula Ford Series.

Women lose thousands to pyramid scam

Clare Halford had an experience with Lotus Flower pyramid marketing scheme

Illegal gifting circles luring women with promises of big returns and sisterhood are being targeted for refunds.

The fight of their lives video

Nelson Police Community Constable Jason Rangi with leaders and boys at Victory Boxing.

More than 200 children are building respectful relationships with police and each other at Victory Boxing classes.

Preserving the family tradition

Mani Rai, owner operator of Little India in Nelson, one of 18 restaurants in the New Zealand chain which began in ...

Recipes cooked up by Mani Rai's Punjabi grandmother have inspired a chain of 18 Little India restaurants in NZ.

Restaurant faces closure

Garry Higgins says his sales are down about 55 per cent compared with the same time last year.

Richmond restaurant owners fear closure due to main street upgrade.

Teacher ready for Mongol adventure

Marie Palzer is riding the 2017 Mongol Derby, the longest and toughest horse race in the world which kicks off on August 9.

A Marahau teacher is set to saddle up for the world's toughest horse race.

End of an era for printing press

Nigel Smith worked on the Nelson Mail printing press for more than 37 years.

On Saturday the final afternoon edition of the Nelson Mail rolled off the presses.

Fighting 'sickness in a bottle'

Rob Beaglehole says the evidence is overwhelming that taxes on sugary drinks deter their purchase.

Rob Beaglehole wants photos on soft drink cans of kids with tiny rotten teeth, like cigarette packs show smoking damage.

Stage set for Ma's Place fundraising concert

The Split Apple Rockers Andrew Palmer, Dave Baker, Craig Starrenburg, Ernie Tarling and John Foes-Lamb are due to ...

Support group Ma's Place to benefit from proceeds of variety concert.

Kids having kids

Teen mothers Jayde McCleely, left, with her daughter Lylah Talbot, 11 months, and Lara Simons with her daughter Shylah ...

Jayde are Lara are both teenagers.

The making of Jack Bauer video

A shattered Jack Bauer reacts after the finish as he was caught by the peloton just metres short of a famous stage ...

Tracing the career of Tour de France cyclist Jack Bauer back to where it all started - Golden Bay.

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