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    Another free parking trial

    By Nelson Weekly • October 15

    Another free parking trial has been approved by Nelson City Council for the next six months.
    The new trial will mean the first hour of parking in Nelson’s CBD will…

    Tip jar thief strikes again

    By Andrew Board • October 15

    A security camera image of the man who is believed to have stolen the tip jar from the Vic Brew Bar.

    A third Nelson bar has had its tip jar stolen and it is believed the same man is behind each of the thefts.
    The Vic Brew Bar had its tip…

    MP says goodbye to Nelson

    By Andrew Board • October 15

    Former Labour list MP Maryan Street has said farewell to Nelson after failing to gain re-election in last month's general election. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Former Labour MP Maryan Street has farewelled Nelson, declaring she will not contest another election campaign after her party failed to get enough votes to return her to parliament last…

    Big Brother is watching

    By Andrew Board • October 8

    Senior Sergeant Shane Miles, of Nelson, with the CCTV camera monitors that are used by police and volunteers from the Nelson Community Patrol to keep an eye on the city. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Every step you take, every move you make, 32 cameras will be watching you.
    Two years ago Nelson City Council upgraded the CCTV cameras that watch every inch of  Nelson’s…

    Energy Centre opens in time for arts fest

    By Nelson Weekly • October 8

    Nelson Arts Festival director Sophie Kelly and city councillor Gaile Noonan outside the Energy Centre at Founders Heritage Park after it was re-opened last Friday. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Work to strengthen the Energy Centre at Founders Heritage Park has been finished in time for this month’s Nelson Arts Festival.
    The centre was closed in July due to its…

    Turning Nelson pink

    By Nelson Weekly • October 8

    Kate Donaldson, Kim Proctor-Western, Tanya Glenn, Kate Coote, Kate Gregory and Bridget Harwood are some of the team behind a plan to “paint Nelson pink” for the month of October. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Nelson businesses are banding together in an effort to paint the city pink.
    The Nelson Regional Breast Cancer Trust has teamed up with several local businesses to raise awareness of…

    Boats lost after heavy wind

    By Nelson Weekly • October 1

    The boat that washed up on the southern tip of Nelson Airport last week.

    Two boats were hit so hard by a wind in Nelson last week that they were blown from their moorings.
    One boat owner says his 3.4 metre smartwave dinghy is…

    Construction starts on pest-proof fence

    By Nelson Weekly • October 1

    Brook Waimarama Sanctuary Trust chairman Dave Butler with Macey, Mia, Jacob, Thomas, Malachi and Oscar, as they install the first fence post at the Brook sanctuary on Saturday. Photo: Jessie Johnston.

    After a decade of ground work, supporters of the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary gathered to celebrate the first steps in the construction of a pest-proof fence.
    It’s been 13 years since…

    Nelson firm develops ‘giant step’ for fishing

    By Andrew Board • October 1

    Snapit HD founder and CEO Chris Rodley, with a prototype of the FishEye camera that could be put on fishing boats around New Zealand. Photo: Andrew Board.

    A Nelson IT company is on the verge of “greatly improving” the fishing industry, with a fixed camera that captures a 360 degree view of an entire fishing boat.

    Aquatic Centre walking with shoe trust

    By Simon Bloomberg • September 24

    Walk With Us president Carol Shirley, second left, with ASB Aquatic and Fitness Centre staff from left, Pierre Holland, Crystal Gaiger, Lisa Stove, Bev Goodall and Vaughan Hope in the centre’s gym last Tuesday. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    The ASB Aquatic and Fitness Centre has given a Nelson charity, that helps to provide school and sporting shoes for children in need, a  big boost for its annual fundraising…

    Police praise public after chemical attack

    By Nelson Weekly • September 24

    Firefighters from the Nelson’s Fire Brigade’s hazardous materials response team collect the contaminated clothing from outside a Queen St store, during last week’s chemical scare in Richmond. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    It could be another week before police know the identity of the substance used in last week’s chemical attack on a Queen St store that closed down part of Richmond’s…

    New development at Richmond ‘gateway’

    By Nelson Weekly • September 24

    The land next to the ASB Aquatic Centre which will be developed.

    Nelson company, Coman Holdings Limited, is considering plans to develop land adjacent to the ASB Aquatic Centre that could transform the intersection of Champion and Salisbury roads into the new…

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