Our People

Tourism is breaking its social contract

Curly Question ? What is the right number of overseas hunters and anglers in New Zealand annually?

No one can argue with the concept of Tourism. After all, it is the rock star of the New Zealand economy.

Experiencing volunteering firsthand

Nelson Mail reporter Carly Gooch volunteered at Nelson Hospital's Oncology Ward.

 Carly Gooch finds out first hand what volunteering is really all about by spending some time helping out in the chemotherapy ward at Nelson Hospital.

The Kiwi who's helping Oracle

Boat Build Manager Tim Smyth with a early version of one of Oracles foils.

If Oracle turn it round to beat Team NZ, it could be thanks in part to a boat builder from Nelson.

Women mean business at Mapua

Debbie Lavery at the Jellyfish Cafe at Mapua Wharf. For feature on Mapua ...

Cherie Sivignon meets seven businesswomen in Mapua, near Nelson, who have broken through the glass ceiling.

Negotiating the pothole questions of life

Potholes go from bad to worse in winter.

OPINION: There are many unanswered questions in life. Potholes are one of them.

First prize surprise for young composer

Nelson College for Girls student Emily Clifford won first prize at the National Shakespeare Composition Competition in ...

Emily Clifford entered a competition as a learning experience but ended up winning the top prize.

Order of merit for Cawthron scientist

Lesley Rhodes  has been a scientist with the Cawthron Institute since 1994.

A Nelson woman's 30-year science career is being rewarded by the New Zealand Order of Merit.

Woman's selfless service to hospice

Mary Garner has been recognised in the Queens Birthday honours for her work with the Nelson Tasman Hospice.

A woman who helps dying patients tell their life stories has been awarded the Companion of the Queen's Service Order.

Fight for feminism earns award

Mary Gavin has been made a Companion of the Queens Service Order.

A Nelson campaigner has been made a Companion of the Queens Service Order for her services to women.

Bay RSA stalwart wins QSM

Collingwood RSA Stalwart, Barry Pomeroy has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal.

A "pillar of Golden Bay" has been honored for his lifetime dedication to the RSA.

Honour for environmentalist

"If I had my way, tens of thousands of QSMs would go the people working trap lines every day," said winner Dave Hansford.

A Nelson authour and journalist has been awarded Queen's Service Medal for services to the envrionment.

Building homes and hope

Julian Shields with some of the Habitat for Humanity houses they are built on St Vincent Street in 2010.

 A Nelson man's dedication to social justice has been acknowledged in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Historian celebrates region's heritage

Nelson author and historian Karen Stade has been honoured with the Queen Service Medal for her historical research and ...

A lifelong interest in history led to a Queen's Service Medal for a Nelson writer and volunteer.

Our places - Thomas Cawthron

Thomas Cawthron's legacy.

Our Places: A Most Generous Man and Amazing Legacy

A right to protest

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Springbok Tour protest march in Nelson in 1981.

When the Springboks toured here in 1981 New Zealand was a country divided.

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