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Crew aboard stricken NZ yacht found

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:45
Wellington coffee royalty were aboard a stricken yacht that sparked an air search then high-seas rescue in the remote reaches of the Pacific Ocean.

The Warehouse Blenheim slammed for dumping 'brand new' sheets - right next to a linen charity

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:33
A store known for slashing prices has been found slashing sheets and dumping them in a skip just metres from a secondhand charity store in need of linen.

Record bull sales of $1m-plus for Te Mania Angus stud

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:36
The Wilding family of Conway Flat is celebrating after their on-farm bull sale netted them a record of more than $1 million. 

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku takes on the world - and wins

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:46
Tima Faingaanuku admits feeling a tad jealous when he first heard that his little bro, Leicester, was named in the New Zealand schools squad.

Blenheim pool closed after diarrhoea outbreak

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:34
An aquatic centre in Blenheim has been closed after a reported outbreak of germs causing diarrhoea. 

Sport Headlines

MBC Falcons face busy Timaru side

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:00
The Marlborough Boys' College First XV have a golden opportunity to step up the University of Canterbury rugby championship ladder on Saturday.

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku takes on the world - and wins

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:46
Tima Faingaanuku admits feeling a tad jealous when he first heard that his little bro, Leicester, was named in the New Zealand schools squad.

America's Cup: 'Pride of Picton' Joseph Sullivan aims for cup glory

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:55
Sprinting from one side of a speeding sail boat to the other takes a little getting used to, says America's Cup rookie Joseph Sullivan.

The Nelson Mail

Motueka cafe's syringe-injected doughnuts selling like hot cakes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:27
Smoked meat is their bread and butter, but it's the doughnuts bringing home the bacon for one Motueka eatery.

Open for just over a year in the old Hot Mama's Cafe premises on High St, owner and chef of The Smoking Barrel Josiah Smits has created a menu based around American-style slow cooked and smoked dishes.

However, it is the popularity of its hand-made doughnuts that has created the biggest buzz.

"It's taken off and become a bit of a craze and we've had people coming from all over the place, just coming over to get these doughnuts," he said.

Nelson Suburbs bracing for biggest test of Chatham Cup

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:41
The same again, please.

Crash on Waimea Rd causes traffic delays during school peak-hour

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:12
A car accident is causing traffic delays during peak-hour school times in Nelson.

Nelson to host Super Club netball competition for three years

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:49
Nelson clearly made an impression when the city hosted the Silver Ferns last year.

Nelson City Council temporary boss's salary "in line" with outgoing CEO

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:42
The council's interim chief executive David Hammond will pick up the reigns from Monday, following Clare Hadley's departure on Friday.

Sport Headlines

Nelson Suburbs bracing for biggest test of Chatham Cup

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:41
The same again, please.

Nelson to host Super Club netball competition for three years

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:49
Nelson clearly made an impression when the city hosted the Silver Ferns last year.

Kiwi boat builder helping Oracle's America's Cup effort

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:23
If Oracle manages to turn it around and beat Team NZ in the America's Cup, it will be thanks in part to a boat builder from Nelson. Tim O'Connell reports.

From a cob cottage in the Nelson suburb of Stoke to supplying game-changing parts to all six America's Cup syndicates in Bermuda, Tim Smyth's boat building journey is riding high on its foils.

Currently based in Warkworth where he runs his Core Builders Composites business with Mark Turner, Smyth's company builds high-performance racing yachts including the super-fast catamarans used by Oracle and Team Japan in this year's America's Cup.