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A little walk is good for the sole

Nelson has some amazing walks if you're that way inclined and Princes Drive - with its view - is one of the best.

OPINION: The facetious comment that exercise is optional before you're 40 and compulsory after that age has some truth.

Motueka port pays homage to its history

Adriaan Steyn with the port he produces on his property in Motueka.

It isn't very often someone makes a totally different wine style in New Zealand.

Old diaries inspire new Takaka history

It took author Jane McDonald seven years to write How is the River?

A new history of the Takaka Valley has all the essential elements in spades.

Abbey Road Burgers opens

Fabian Prioux, looking at the camera, during his career as a freelance photographer at the Cannes Film Festival.

A gourmet burger restaurant with a Fab Four twist joins the Nelson dining scene.

TDC boss Lindsay McKenzie resigns

Lindsay McKenzie says he'll be working hard right up to his final day at Tasman District Council.

Tasman District Council boss Lindsay McKenzie to call it quits after six years.

Angler's still lured to Eldorado

Euro-Nymphing on the Hinemaiaia Stream, a tributary of Lake Taupo.

New Zealand has long been famed as a world-class trout fishing destination. 

Nelson College for Girls dux figures out future video

Dux Nadja Baden says she likes the logic of maths and accounting.

Nelson College for Girls dux Nadja Baden has Victoria University in her sights.

Brewer out of backyard into spotlight

Martin Townshend wants his new brewery's association with Toad Hall to become a mecca for craft beer and food lovers.

Award-winning brewer Martin Townshend is taking the next step in his brewing journey.

On horseback through hell

Marie says riding the long featureless plains were a big part of the mental challenge of the derby.

"There were times I thought I could die right now."

Colour Craze blazes around Saxton Field video

Mara Leyland, left, and Abbey Bremner, of Tasman Youth Council get into the spirit of Colour Craze at Saxton Field.

Colour Craze participants enjoy vibrant fun at Saxton Field in Nelson.

Simple question that changed lives

Orphan Kids Charity trustees Janet Taylor, left, Sarah McLeod and Paula Short.

A polite inquiry saw Janet Taylor get far more than she planned from a trip to Vietnam for her 50th.

Family fortunate to escape war's horrors

Ashton Mirfin front oval black and white photo with his WWI medals

There were many dark events in the history of World War I, but surely one of the blackest days was at the battle for Passchendaele, in Flanders, Belgium.

Sprinkling Mediterranean flair on dining fare

Prego Mediterranean Foods owners Mac McNairney, left, Claudia Kern and Comida restaurant manager Aurelie Zentaoui.

The new manager of Nelson's Comida restaurant brings an authentic blend of Mediterranean heritage and culinary experience to the role.

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 .

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