Nelson

The $10 mayoral campaign

From $10 t-shirts to $10,000 radio promotions, Nelson’s four mayoral candidates collectively poured more than $55,000 into their bids to run the city in the 2016 local body elections. But figures released by Nelson City Council have revealed...... Read More

Nelson Airport hits the one million mark

The last thing Abby Nalder expected when she stepped off her flight from Auckland was to be surrounded by cheering crowds. But that's exactly what greeted the 15-year-old Golden Bay local when she became Nelson Airport's one millionth customer...... Read More

Farmers’ market looking for new home

The Nelson Farmers’ Market is on the hunt for a new site in the CBD after being evicted from Morrison Square. But organisers are treating it as an opportunity to grow it into something “bigger and better". The popular market has been...... Read More

Group’s dark ideology causes concern

An organisation promoting an ideology it calls “Nelsonianism” is advocating for the top of the South Island to secede from New Zealand. However, it's raising eyebrows for its darker theories about the region’s future. United...... Read More

Family remember lost fisherman

Amanda Cuff knew something was wrong when she arrived at Duncan Bay and saw that her stepfather was nowhere to be found. She was just 14-years-old when Barry Wells went missing on Queen’s Birthday Weekend, 1999. Barry was meant to sail out...... Read More

Iconic WW1 uniform brought home

A single Twitter post has reunited Ruby Bay’s Annie Coster with her grandfather’s military uniform. Lt Col Cyprian Brereton, or Cyp as Annie calls him, was a famous World War One commander who survived being shot in the head in Gallipoli,...... Read More

Nelson gymnasts strive for Nationals

Rather than hosting international netball players and the Nelson Giants, the Trafalgar Centre was filled with a whopping 520 gymnasts for the Top of the South Gymnastics Competition. The weekend-long competition saw the centre kitted out with uneven...... Read More

Ted remembers taking on the Lions

The British and Irish Lions tour is bringing back fond memories for one of oldest surviving players who battled the Lions when they made their first post-war tour of New Zealand and Australia. Retired Hope farmer Ted Eden, 91, played for the Nelson Marlborough...... Read More

Nelson Red Cross burgled

Nelson Tactical Crime Unit are currently investigating a burglary that occurred at the Red Cross Nelson Service Centre on Parkers Road, Tahunanui over the weekend. It is believed the burglary occurred sometime between 12pm Saturday, July 8, and 12pm...... Read More

Seven Sharp to Red Art

If anyone wants to know what Mike Hosking is really like to work with, then grabbing a coffee at Red Art Gallery and Cafe would be a good start. New owners Suzi and Antony Stevens took over the business from Caroline Marshall and Sarah Sharp on Monday,...... Read More