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Nelson Matters - 9 October 2019

It is good news for Stoke that a new banking hub is to be stablished in the suburb early next year. This is a good outcome after the blow last...


Nelson Matters – 2 October 2019

Jetstar’s decision to end its regional services from November 30 to centres like Nelson is a concerning blow to our local economy. My worry is that reduced competition will see...


Nelson Matters - 25 September 2019

Voting papers arrive in the post this week for local elections. It matters that our Council and District Health Board are well governed and I encourage everyone to vote. Our...


MP shocked by new mum's pay bill

Nelson M.P. Nick Smith is intervening to try and sort out a shock demand from Government for repayment of about $17,000 for a young teacher and Mum. “This is appalling...


Nelson Matters - 18 September 2019

The latest suicide figures from the coroner are awful. New Zealand’s toll for the year to June 2019 hit a new high of 685 with the last month the worst...