For book starved Kiwis living in the country's furthest reaches, a visit from the mobile library was like a gift from the gods.
Beneficiary advocate Kay Brereton knows what it's like to be poor and homeless. She's now on an advisory group to support an overhaul of the welfare system.
New Tasman District Council boss Janine Dowding takes stock three weeks into her new job.
Keen sportsman Finbar Ruebsam desperately wants to be part of another team - in the workforce.
A new Nelson gallery aims to become a hub where art and spirituality connect.
A Nelson group for people of all genders and sexualities has more than 130 members after less than seven months.
Hunting as a family unit is an experience worth cherishing, writes Zane Mirfin.
An acclaimed Nelson restaurant has been awarded three gongs at national restaurant awards.
For ShelterBox volunteer Jimmy Griffith working with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh compelled him to go back to try and help more.
Marine projects by pupils Maddie Bradley and Finn Campbell netted the pair a trip to the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve.
The Otuwhero Inlet and its feeder waterways used to be a fishing paradise but sediment has slowly ruined them, says a long-time Nelson resident .
Riwaka's little brewery has hopped its way into the record books with its lager coming out on top at the New World Beer & Cider Awards.
Molesworth Station is a jewel in the nation's crown, and memories made here will last a lifetime, writes Zane Mirfin.
A worrying rise in near misses at a pedestrian crossing outside schools in Richmond sparks a plea for motorists to give way.
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