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  • Vintage car club celebrates 50 years

    By Phillip Rollo • April 17

    The Nelson Vintage Car Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations were tied in with Heritage Week, which seems fitting for the Topliss family whose own family heritage traces back to the club’s…

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    Pro Karts owner Nick Fowler says the vandalism at the back beach has been getting worse. Less than a month after having his building burnt down, his shipping container was tagged with graffiti. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Tahuna back beach ‘needs more security’

    By Nelson Weekly • April 16

    More security is needed near the back beach at Tahunanui say local business owners after a “bad run” of vandalism.
    Last month Pro Karts was the victim of a $250,000…

    Nelson's Nicola Pugh has won a trip to the

    Is Nicola Nelson’s luckiest person?

    By Nelson Weekly • April 16

    Nicola Pugh could be Nelson’s luckiest person.
    She has been regularly winning major competitions and prizes since she was 16 and in the last six months she’s won two separate…

    Nelson man Adam Gudsel was the victim of a shark attack on Saturday. Pictured right is a bronze whaler shark. Photo: Phillip Rollo.

    Shark attack

    By Andrew Board • April 10

    A Nelson man was counting his lucky stars on Saturday after he was attacked by a shark while spear fishing off The Glen.
    The two-metre bronze whaler came “in the…

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    Vintage car club celebrates 50 years

    By Phillip Rollo • April 17

    The Nelson Vintage Car Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations were tied in with Heritage Week, which seems fitting for the Topliss family whose own family heritage traces back to the club’s…

    Mall to beef-up security following roof break-in

    By Phillip Rollo • April 17

    Richmond Mall is upping security after burglars climbed onto the roof of the mall and cut through the ceiling, before stealing from two retailers last Tuesday night.
    Richmond Mall manager…

    Student numbers have been declining at Salisbury School since the government introduced a “intensive wrap around” service.

    School being ‘strangled by stealth’

    By Simon Bloomberg • April 16

    Salisbury School in Richmond is under threat from a “sneaky and underhand” strategy by the Minister of Education Hekia Parata, aimed at “strangling the school by stealth”, according to Nelson-based…

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    Nelson College for Girls goal shoot, Abbey Franklin, pulls down a pass at Saxton Field over the weekend. Photo: Evan Barnes/Shuttersport.

    Netballers back in action

    While netballers had ordered a fine weekend for the annual Geraldine Hodgson Tournament, most pundits would have been hard pushed to think the sun would be shining, considering the weather…

    Daryl Page sitting in the trench at Founders Heritage Park before the Trench Tour this weekend and the Anzac Experience on Anzac Day. Photo: Andrew Board.

    Trust gives a real life history lesson

    Primary school students have been given a heck of a history lesson and from this weekend it’s open to the public.
    The Dramatix Theatre Development Trust – made up of…

    Murchison pull out of senior rugby

    Down to “the bare bones”, Murchison have pulled out of senior rugby, relinquishing the chance to defend the division two championship they have won for the past two years.
    With…

    Health hub will bring 100 staff to Richmond

    Close to 100 staff will relocate from Nelson to Richmond when a new community health hub opens later in the year.
    Last week it was announced that the Nelson-based Public…

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