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  • Mate against mate

    By Waimea Weekly • July 17

    Remember last year? Well this is bigger, much bigger.
    Not only is it mate against mate in the division one final, as Wanderers take on Waimea Old Boys. But this…

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    Kelvin Sparks helps his grandson Luke Foord, 7, reach up to the light beams coming off a display at Light Nelson on Sunday. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

    Lighting up Nelson

    By Phillip Rollo • July 16

    Light Nelson exceeded all of its organisers’ expectations this year, with 40,000 people visiting over the two nights, but massive queues and long waits left a sour taste with some…

    The Unite Church’s main auditorium coming down last week. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Quake issues see two churches go

    By Andrew Board • July 16

    One Nelson church has been pulled down this week, while another has been farewelled.
    Unite Church on Rutherford St had its main building pulled down last week after it was…

    Members of the Nelson Tramping Club on Mt Peel in 1934

    Tramping club turns 80

    By Nelson Weekly • July 16

    The Nelson Tramping Club will be looking back to when its members wore hob-nailed boots and oil skins and carried heavy canvas packs, when they celebrate the club’s 80th anniversary…

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    Mate against mate

    By Waimea Weekly • July 17

    Remember last year? Well this is bigger, much bigger.
    Not only is it mate against mate in the division one final, as Wanderers take on Waimea Old Boys. But this…

    Dog walker Lasma Vensberga out at the Boulder Bank. Dog walking is one of the dog-related businesses that has taken off in recent years. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Dog owners spend big on their pups

    By Simon Bloomberg • July 16

    Dog care services around Nelson are booming as the owners get busier and the dogs become hairier, more pampered and more numerous.
    Twenty years ago there was just food (usually…

    Quacking the big time

    By Phillip Rollo • July 10

    She’s only ten years old but Holly Irvine is already ‘quacking’ the big time.
    The 10 year old Henley School student recently attended the New Zealand Duck Calling Championship in…

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    Hockey player Anita Punt is one of the athletes who will represent Nelson and New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games this month.

    Commonwealth Games draws closer for Nelson athletes

    A record contingent of Nelson athletes will represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games, and the countdown to Glasgow is nearly up with the event just over a week away.…

    Nelson artist Michael MacMillian with one of his pieces at the Nelson Art Expo over the weekend. Photo: Alicia Burrow.

    Art expo the ‘finest yet’

    The third annual Art Expo Nelson brought some of the best artisans out into one space, and the public responded by turning out in their thousands.
    Project manager Nic Foster…

    Can Waimea win two in a row?

    Star & Garter Waimea Old Boys captain Ben Coman says his side is excited to be back in the Car Company division one final, while Wanderers captain Jesse Pitman is…

    Supermarket and sports club caught selling alcohol to minors

    Two Brightwater premises have been caught selling alcohol to a 16 year old.
    Nelson Police, in conjunction with District Health Board and Liquor Licensing staff, conducted an extensive controlled-purchase operation,…

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