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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Tahunanui Playgroup celebrates 30 years

In December 1987 an old darts hall on Muritai Street was transformed into a thriving community playgroup. Now 30 years on, the Tahunanui Playgroup is...

Group hoping to help refugee family

A group of Nelson women are hoping to sponsor an Eritrean refugee family, which has already tragically lost their mother, under a new community...

Big thumbs up for Jack’s first bike

At 14-years-old, Jack Roberts finally has his first bike - and he can’t quite believe it. “This is the bestest day of my life,” said...

Red Cross broadens first aid courses

Lisa Mellish has always had a passion to save lives, and now she is helping more Nelsonians to do the same by offering more...

Nelson ‘should be first’ to be plastic bag free

Sue Craig-Stewart has owned the same reusable shopping bags for almost all her life. Even when she moved to New Zealand she brought them with...

Dancers compete at World Title

Nelson hip hop continues to show its domination as Gemma Laing prepares her team Synergy for the Hip Hop Unite World Championships in Amsterdam...

The final days of a local lad in WWI

“Going into support tonight” were the last words that Private Lewis Roy Gordon Haycock, of the 12th Nelson and Marlborough Company, wrote in his...

Hospice given $500k for new facility

Nelson Tasman Hospice has just received a huge boost to its building fund for a new facility in Stoke. Pub Charity has donated $566,366 to...

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Saxton Velodrome almost signed, sealed and delivered

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