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Story Grandad’s new lease on life

At 72-years-old Darryl Pynsent feels like he has found his true calling. Two days a week he is usually the first person to arrive at...

Story Grandad’s new lease on life

At 72-years-old Darryl Pynsent feels like he has found his true calling. Two days a week he is usually the first person to arrive at...

More hospital carparks on the way

Finding somewhere to park at Nelson Hospital is about to become a whole lot easier with construction of a new carpark due to start...

Koha Shed treated ‘like a dump’

It’s early on Monday morning and Nelson’s Koha Shed is already knee-deep in unusable donations. From broken mops, stained clothing and ripped furniture, soggy from...

Women’s growing strength in workforce

Recently released figures by Statistics New Zealand show, for the first-time, women make up almost half the country’s workforce. Nelson Weekly’s Sara Hollyman spoke...

Cycling New Zealand to help

When Grant Kerr had to catch an early morning flight to the North Island last weekend to visit his ill mother, it wasn’t as...

Teaming up to save our kea

If we are to save the planet, we must do it together. A team of Nelson conservationists has adopted this mantra and teamed up to...

Love of dogs and writing come together

Marianne Castle has two big passions in life - dogs and writing. So, she decided to combine them. The Nelsonian has just self-published her first...

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Beach volleyballer California bound

After conquering the country’s best, Nelson beach volleyballer Sophie Young is now setting her sights on the world. The Nayland College star has been selected...