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Triumph after terrible cycle crash

Louise Corbett can finally relax after her epic Ironman adventure.

Six months after being broken in a cycle crash, Nelson's Louise Corbett finishes the Hawaiian Ironman. 

Corbett facing Ironman event six months after accident

Thumbs up from Louise Corbett as she completes her preparations for Saturday's world Ironman championships in Hawaii.

Hawaiian Ironman beckons for Louise Corbett just six months after horrific training accident .

One battle: Three sons dead

The Newlove brothers; Charlie, Ted and Leslie at the Tapawera Military Camp.

A Golden Bay mother lost three sons at Passchendaele. They were three of the 34 Nelson men to die in the battle.

Golden rules to a quality drop

Wine judge Jim Harre says you may not necessarily like like it, but a medal on a bottle is a measure of the quality.

A sticker on a wine bottle isn't always as it seems so it pays to read the fine print before purchasing that pinot you've had your eye on.

Lions Club donates seat, table for Queen St

Tasman mayor Richard Kempthorne, left, sits with Richmond Lions Club member Struan Robinson on new street furniture ...

New street furniture gifted by the Lions Club adds to new-look Queen St at Richmond. 

Two peoples to reunite

A painting by Robert Jenkin shows explorer Abel Tasman's ships, the Heemskerck and Zeehaen, at anchor in Golden Bay.

Dutch guests are to join iwi in commemorating 375 years since Abel Tasman arrived in Golden Bay.

From shy boy to All Black video

After starring for the Crusaders, fullback David Havili has got his shot with the All Blacks.

Struggling to break into his school's first XV never deterred David Havili from realising his rugby dream.

Putting green into practice

Motueka's Greenwood Health environmental officer Fi Johnstone.and practice manager Daniel Bulman.

The six doctors and one dentist who set up Greenwood Health in Motueka in 2008 committed from the beginning to running a green business.

Jellyfish buzzing with real vibrancy

Debbie Lavery at her freshly renovated Jellyfish Cafe at Mapua Wharf.

Mapua's Jellyfish Cafe is back transformed following a winter closure.

Sweet spot still temps restaurateurs

Kerry and Gary Ford, owners of Ford's Restaurant and Bar.

Serving the perfect dining experience is still the driving force for Garry And Kerry Ford, owners of Ford's Restaurant.

A helping hand for Kiwis on their big OE

Clint Heine, the New Zealander living in London who has set up the Kiwis in London Facebook page.

A Facebook page started by a Nelson man is helping Kiwis settle in to life in London.

Speaking up about speaking out

Carl Horn is calling it a day after 38 years with Toastmasters.

Carl Horn can be very persuasive, particularly about the benefits of learning to speak in public.

The broadcaster and the Beehive

Richard Griffin at his Ruby Bay home.

Richard Griffin is uniquely qualified to speak on two subjects journalism and politics.

Days Track reopens video

Walkers climb the reinstated section of Days Track towards Moana Ave.

A colourful mosaic couch is unveiled part way along the track.

'Connected' Golden Bay wins awards

Community award recipients, in zigzag formation from front left: Allan Palmer, Leigh Gamby, Kris Russell, Russell ...

Most of the 2017 Tasman district community awards go to Golden Bay residents.

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