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Nick Smith praises Sir Peter’s contributions

Nelson MP Dr Nick Smith welcomed the formal knighting of Sir Peter Talley in a ceremony at Government House in Wellington on Friday saying...

Man attacked on Paru Paru Rd

Nelson Police are investigating an assault on a man on Thursday afternoon. The 51-year-old victim was found by members of the public shortly after 2pm...

Nelson house prices rise again

Median house prices in Nelson and Richmond continue to rise increasing 12 per cent in Nelson to $420,000 last month compared to $373,750 August...

Nelson joins candlelit vigil

Nelsonians will be joining thousands of other New Zealanders in a candlelit vigil on Thursday night to highlight the global refugee crisis and encourage...

Nelson cricketer stars in UK

Former Nelson and Central Districts cricketer Marty Kain had a match to remember at the weekend. Marty took all 10 wickets in Dukinfield's three wicket...

George Bennett stars in Spain

Nelson cyclist George Bennett showed his climbing skills to finish fourth on the demanding 16th stage of the Vuelta a España on Tuesday. After spending...

Nelson swimmers record fast times

Swimming is attracting more young athletes in the region and they are improving their times. That was the take-home message from the Winter...

Nelson bars, pubs and cafes in final

Three Nelson businesses have been named as finalists in the 2015 Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence. The Playhouse Theatre is a finalist in the...

Trust gives $400,000 to Nelson-Tasman

The Canterbury Community Trust has distributed more than $400,000 to social service organisations in the Nelson-Tasman region. “The $431,500 in grant approvals were made under...

Nelson to host NZ’s top wine awards

New Zealand's premier wine awards will be in Nelson later this year with the award gala dinner to be held at Saxton Stadium on...

Originair’s maiden flight takes off

Originair and its passengers celebrated the airline's inaugural flight on Wednesday at Nelson Airport with a cake-cutting ceremony and, most importantly, a successful takeoff. The...

Nelson mountainbiking is gold

It's official. Nelson has some of the best mountainbiking in the world with the US-based International Mountain Bicycling Association this week giving the region's...

VIDEO: Nelson’s bike trails get international assessment

Nelson could become a global mountainbiking destination after a representative from the US-based International Mountain Biking Association assessed the region's trails this week. The Mountainbike...

Commuters face foggy morning

A combination of rain and light winds last night created a foggy morning for commuters as visibility was reduced for many in their travels. Met...

Blessing of Fleet on Saturday

The 15th Blessing of Nelson’s Fishing Fleet is scheduled for this Saturday paying its annual tribute to those who have lost their lives at...

New mural brightens up carpark

A new mural painted by Golden Bay artist Chris Finlayson has been installed in a car park on the corner of Selwyn Place and...

Look out for white butterflies

The Department of Conservation is asking for continued support from the Nelson Tasman community for a concerted push in coming months to ensure the...

VIDEO: Slot Car Challenge Cup

Competitors from Auckland to Dunedin flocked to Tony Cooks shed today to take part in the largest slot car competition in the country. Tony Cook...

VIDEO: Upper Trafalgar Street – Then and Now

As part of our series of videos on Nelson's past we uncovered footage of the top of Trafalgar Street and a view from the...

Rescue open day proves popular

The whirring of blades the crushing of metal and the heat of fire drew crowds to this year's Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter annual Open...

Nelson mapped in 3D flyover

Nelson has become one of only a handful of cities to be given a 3D Flyover Tour as part of the Apple Maps app. Three...

What would you change about Nelson?

The Nelson City Council is after feedback on it’s Ten Year Plan. The plan outlines the future direction of the city and is open for public consultation from...

Nelson drops in tourism poll

Nelson has been named the ninth best New Zealand destination to visit in an Experience Oz + NZ poll. 2000 votes were taken from Australian,...

Fight for Grey Power turns ugly

The fight to control Grey Power has gotten physical, with supporters of former president Neville Male forcing their way into the association’s office on...

What do you think about the Cricket World Cup?

Today we asked the Nelson public what they thought about the Cricket World Cup. Do you follow the cricket? How do you think thew World...