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  • Saving Tadmor’s historic church

    By Phillip Rollo • July 24

    Tadmor residents are trying to buy back their 100 year old church and cemetery, before it’s sold and turned into a house.
    The residents – most of them are farmers…

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    A big crowd join Bishop Richard Ellena, Reverend Jeff Cotton and Father David Gruscol to bless the fishing fleet at Sunderland Pier on Saturday. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

    Blessing for an already ‘very good’ hoki season

    By Simon Bloomberg • July 23

    Nelson’s fishing community paused for a few hours on Saturday to remember the lives of those who have been lost at sea but then it was all hands back on…

    One of the two options that are being released to the public for feedback.

    What would you like to see on Rocks Rd?

    By Andrew Board • July 23

    Nelsonians can have their say about the proposed promenade along Rocks Rd after councillors unanimously agreed to send two concepts out for consultation.
    But that’s where the agreement on the…

    Sugary drinks banned

    By Nelson Weekly • July 23

    All “sugary drinks” will be banned from Nelson City Council venues and events, the first time a council in New Zealand has imposed such a ban.
    Nelson mayor Rachel Reese…

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    Saving Tadmor’s historic church

    By Phillip Rollo • July 24

    Tadmor residents are trying to buy back their 100 year old church and cemetery, before it’s sold and turned into a house.
    The residents – most of them are farmers…

    300 apply for jobs at The Warehouse

    By Phillip Rollo • July 24

    Three hundred people have applied to work at The Warehouse in Richmond, however most of the job hunters will be let down.
    The Warehouse will employ around 70 team members…

    Nelson snowboarder Sam Jones makes the most of the snow at Rainbow Ski Area over the weekend. Photo: Alicia Burrow.

    No day like a snow day

    By Nelson Weekly • July 23

    It was a bluebird day at the More FM Rainbow Family Snow Day over the weekend.
    Delighted children gathered around the games tent for snow bulls-eye, a lolly scramble, sledding,…

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    The Nelson Bays Football 12th grade futsal team that won a national tournament this month. They are pictured with three members of the Futsal Whites and are; Ethan Skinner, Luca Molnar, Adam Hillis, Ryan Mairs, Jack Morris, Marcus Sanderson, Luc Gellatly, Seb Hickman, Owen Barnett. Photo: Sue Morris.

    Nelson wins national futsal tournament

    Nelson’s 12th grade futsal team are national champions.
    Nelson Bays Football sent three age group sides to the tournament in Wellington, where the 12th grade side finished on top. The…

    Car Company owner Shane Drummond and Breeze announcer Briffni O'Rourke, centre, with symphony orchestra members from left; Richard Mackay, Robin Sanders, Valerie Towse and Christine Foote. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Nelson Symphony Orchestra: We’ll make you smile with $10k

    Entries are rolling in for the Car Company Charity Drive, with dozens already dropped off before the deadline on August 22. Each week, until the deadline, Nelson Weekly will be…

    Waimea Old Boys crowned champions

    The celebrations continued well into the weekend after Waimea Old Boys claimed their second rugby championship in a row.
    They hadn’t beaten Taylor’s Contracting Wanderers in their two previous attempts…

    TDC weighs up sugary drinks ban

    Sugary drinks will be off the menu at Nelson City Council events and venues, but Tasman District Council is undecided whether it will follow suit.
    Nelson mayor Rachel Reese made…

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