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  • Miracle baby heading home

    By Andrew Board • December 17

    Baby Jack Frost is on track to go home this week, four months after he was born but just days before his original due date, December 21.
    Jack’s mum, Vicki…

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    Nelson mum Vicki Frost with her baby boy Jack, who was born four months premature. Photo: Andrew Board.

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    Mums drive drunk with kids

    By Nelson Weekly • December 17

    Drunk mums driving with children, or to pick up children, have shocked Nelson police over the past week.
    Ten drivers were caught over the drink driving limit over the weekend…

    ‘We’ve been let down’

    By Nelson Weekly • December 17

    A Nelson woman who has led the charge to have woodburners reinstated in some parts of Nelson, says the Nelson City Council has “let us down”, and is leading a…

    Pete and Judith Glue aboard Veca, after she was re-launched in the Nelson Marina this month. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Family boat restored to former glory

    By Simon Bloomberg • December 17

    A launch that was built in Wellington in 1929 and has been in the same family for four, going on five, generations, has just been re-launched in Nelson after its…

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    Santa comes to town

    By Monique Bergman • December 5

    Despite a few rain drops, a large crowd lined the streets for the annual Richmond Pak ‘n Save Santa Parade on Sunday.
    Thirty-six Christmas-themed floats paraded down Queen St including…

    Air quality best since records began

    By Simon Bloomberg • December 5

    Air pollution in Richmond last winter was the lowest since monitoring started in 2001, indicating that the Tasman District Council is on track to meet new national environmental standards that…

    Brightwater’s Sam wins trip to Gallipoli

    By Simon Bloomberg • December 5

    Garin College student, Sam Harrison, will be travelling to Turkey next April to provide social media coverage of the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli, after winning a nation-wide…

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    Paul Hammett, left, will square up to Stonewood Homes co-owner, Rhys Horncastle. Photo: Andrew Board.

    All Fight 4 Victory bouts confirmed

    The final two fights for next year’s Fight 4 Victory have been confirmed.
    All ten bouts have now been announced and the latest will see two engineers square up against…

    Mike Stevens and Lynette Miller.

    NZ’s best neighbours in The Wood

    Some friendly neighbours in The Wood have taken out a national Good Neighbours competition, along with eight others across the country.
    Bridget Cassidy and Mike Stevens were nominated by Lynette…

    Design stage for $1.6m velodrome begins

    The final stage of the design process for the Saxton Velodrome is about to be completed, marking the start of the business end of the $1.6 million project that is…

    Apprentice hairdresser, Alesha Bruce, outside Clear Cuts shop window on Queen St that is being decorated for Richmond Unlimited’s Decorate 2 Win competition. Photo: Simon Bloomberg.

    Businesses decorate shop windows for Christmas

    The girls at Clear Cuts hair salon are taking an unusual approach to this year’s Richmond Unlimited Decorate 2 Win competition, aimed at brightening up shop windows for Christmas.

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