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    Mums drive drunk with kids

    By Nelson Weekly • December 17

    Drunk mums driving with children, or to pick up children, have shocked Nelson police over the past week.
    Ten drivers were caught over the drink driving limit over the weekend…

    ‘We’ve been let down’

    By Nelson Weekly • December 17

    A Nelson woman who has led the charge to have woodburners reinstated in some parts of Nelson, says the Nelson City Council has “let us down”, and is leading a…

    Family boat restored to former glory

    By Simon Bloomberg • December 17

    Pete and Judith Glue aboard Veca, after she was re-launched in the Nelson Marina this month. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    A launch that was built in Wellington in 1929 and has been in the same family for four, going on five, generations, has just been re-launched in Nelson after its…

    Police focus on drink driving

    By Nelson Weekly • December 11

    Nelson Bays Police will be setting up road checkpoints and conducting widespread breath screening of drivers this weekend and during the lead up to Christmas.
    Senior Sergeant Grant Andrews said…

    Nelson’s growth highest

    By Nelson Weekly • December 10

    Nelson’s spending growth was the highest in the country last month and a lot of that is down to tourists, say eftpos provider Paymark
    Paymark released its November figures yesterday…

    Dad loses battle but thanks public

    By Andrew Board • December 10

    Richmond man Mike Corkill get a kiss from his wife Julie-Ann after hearing that he may not live to see Christmas. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Mike Corkill’s fight for a new set of lungs is over.
    The father of five, who reached out to our community for help to pay for the life-saving surgery, has…

    Theft a ‘low blow’ for butcher

    By Nelson Weekly • December 10

    Ulrich Heck.

    A Nelson butcher who has battled through the Canterbury earthquakes, the 2011 floods and a major fire six months ago, has now been the victim of a burglary.
    Ulrich Heck…

    Police to drivers: We’ll be out in force

    By Nelson Weekly • December 3

    Nelson drivers be warned, if you drink and then drive there’s a good chance you’ll be pulled over.
    Police will be running a summer driving campaign targeting drunk drivers and…

    Free sun block for city visitors

    By Jessie Johnston • December 3

    Claudia Hagerty and Jess Moser take advantage of the sunscreen put up on the cathedral steps over summer by the Cancer Society. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

    A trial of free sunblock on Nelson’s Cathedral steps has proved so popular the Cancer Society is considering finding even more places to put it next summer.
    In late October,…

    Latest Victory bout announced

    By Andrew Board • December 3

    MATE AGAINST MATE: Ivan Tava, left, and James Hemi, will face off in the ring next April for the Fight 4 Victory charity boxing fundraiser. Photo: Andrew Board.

    And then there were seven.
    The latest bout of the Fight 4 Victory charity boxing event has been announced and it will see two men with strong ties in the…

    Public save drowning baby

    By Andrew Board • November 26

    A baby boy, blue and limp after falling in the family swimming pool, was brought back to life by members of the public after his mother ran onto Tahunanui Drive…

    Petition to drop ‘stupid’ dog ban

    By Andrew Board • November 26

    Monaco resident Chris Keay at the Monaco Reserve where residents hope to have a ban on dogs off their lead dropped. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

    Nelson City Council is investigating a petition by Monaco residents to allow dogs on its reserve, after two residents were fined for having their dogs there off a leash.

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