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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.

Battle to return soldier's diary

Margaret Kearns of Stoke, Nelson with a copy of her father's dairy, Hartley Palmer.

The Government has intervened to help return a war diary to its rightful home in Nelson.

Changing face of Nelson

La Per and Mu Su Pan say they enjoy living in Nelson.

A fifth of Nelson's population was born overseas. Can the city meet their needs as they age?

Riding with Le Tour pros video

Ari Scott cycles on his trainer in the lounge room while watching replays of the Tour de France.

George Bennett's exploits make realising the Tour de France dream seem possible, young cyclist says.

Last orders at Lighthouse Brewery

Dick Tout of Lighthouse Brewery with his 21 Years Lights Out pilsner beer.

After 50-plus years of brewing beer in Nelson, Dick Tout has decided it is time to make a last brew.

Saving lives on the front line

A view of Mosul's Old City from an Iraqi forces sniper position in Adedat, a neighbourhood in the Old City of west ...

Nelson nurse Renee Barrett is back home after an extended stint in war-torn Mosul, Iraq.

Women make the cut in forestry video

Karla Te Tau working in Golden Downs Forest for C&W Logging.

Nannying was an option for Veronica Hall when she left school. Then her forester dad took her to work.

Merci beaucoup, Madame de Joux

Nelson French teacher Hilary de Joux would dish up croissants in the classroom. So why not just go to school to eat lunch?

My favourite teacher would dish us up croissants in the classroom. So I don't mind being told I only went to school to eat my lunch.

Runner ready to take next step

Distance runner Craig Lautenslager has returned to Nelson after graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Craig Lautenslager is hoping to kick on with his athletics career after five years training and competing in the US.

Art one stitch at a time video

Self-taught stitch artist extraordinaire Fleur Woods might look like sugar and spice but she likes to embroider to hip-hop.

Carrying forth the almost lost art of stitch, this Tasman artist creates beauty from usefulness.

Sex-ed for rest homes

Researcher Dr Catherine Cook, left, and Age Concern Nelson Tasman manager Sue Tilby in Nelson before the start of a June ...

Age Concern is thrilled to see more people talking about sex in rest homes.

Trio of aces for golfing family

Mike Simpson completed the family's generational trifecta for aces on the Nelson Golf Club's 17th hole.

Three generations of the same family have sunk a hole-in-one at Nelson Golf Club's 17th.

Gun hysteria should be shot down

Hunting has been part of New Zealand's fabric since its inception. We should not be taking that right away.

Being a licenced firearms owner and user has always been an important part of my life.

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