Publication: Nelson Mail

First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

Intent at centre of murder trial verdict

The jury in the Nelson murder trial of Kirkland John Day resumed its deliberations this morning.The jury of six women and six men deliberated for about six hours in the High Court at Nelson yesterday.Day, 24, has denied murdering Carl Joblin on August ... [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

US drone strike in Somalia

Somali officials said the strike took place near the port city of Barawe, an al Shabab stronghold. Kirby would not identify what specific types of aircraft took part in the operation, but said no US forces were on the ground. , on October 5, Navy SEALs ... [Published Nelson Mail - 35 mins ago]
Entities: Al-Shabaab, Drone, Somalia
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ambulance crews preened in green

St John Ambulance staff and volunteers in Nelson have now rolled out their bottle green uniforms, and while the colour might not be everyone's cup of tea, most wearing it agree it sure beats white.The new uniform consists of a dark green shirt, white ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Free parking has mixed results on retail

Feedback from retailers last night revealed that shoppers and visitors were generally "a lot more relaxed" and willing to spend time shopping, despite the main car parks being "always full".Pedestrian counts from points around the city showed activity ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Pair ready to face culinary heat

The heat will be on two amateur chefs from Nelson College in a national culinary challenge, but neither is fazed by the pressure-cooker atmosphere.Louis Clarke, 16, and Chakkapong Klahan, 17, will compete against eight teams at the national secondary ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sequel to woman's eye injury

A man accused of throwing a glass object at a Richmond bar which caused a serious eye injury has been remanded on bail.Michael James Steyn, 24, is to appear at Nelson District Court on September 22 charged with reckless wounding.Steyn is accused of throwing ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Dotcom casts early vote

Electoral Commission chief electoral officer Robert Peden said early voting was rolled out in order to make it “as easy as possible” for all eligible New Zealanders to vote, including Kiwis around the world.A group of workers from the Unite Union and ... [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Family under scrutiny

He is one of six US-born brothers, all military veterans, whose family changed the spelling of the Khieder family name. His son works in the White House as a research director.Many Abu Khieders compared the summer tensions in East Jerusalem to the protests ... [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

DOC devastated by death of penguins

At least eight little blue penguins were killed by dogs near Little Kaiteriteri Beach over the weekend, prompting a call for public help to keep the birds safe.Department of Conservation staff were devastated to find the dead birds, and are urging dog ... [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Nelson pair "eyes" for blind climber

On the savage slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, a Nelson couple was Neelu Memon's eyes.Memon, of Wellington, is aiming to be the first blind woman to climb the Seven Summits - the highest mountains on seven continents.The 30-year-old knocked off Kilimanjaro, ... [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman's sentence for ACC fraud suspended

A Ngatimoti woman, convicted of defrauding ACC of $213,000, has had her home detention suspended until her appeal is heard.Wendy Maree Whitehead's husband was killed while felling trees in 1987 on a neighbour's farm.The fatal accident was covered by ACC ... [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Ashburton shooting suspect: John Tully

Tully was living rough while on the waiting list for a Housing New Zealand property.However he did not anticipate anything soon and had turned to social agencies for support.Presbyterian Support, through the emergency housing fund, had helped.But after ... [Published Nelson Mail - Sep 01 2014]

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"It probably provides an opportunity for the domestic actors to gain ground" she said
"They've got through the pressure, and they've learned the basics hygienically and safely, so they won't kill anybody" he said
"The last shirts we had, needed to be ironed. White is not really an appropriate colour for the sort of work we do. The pocket system we have now is also a lot more practical. From my perspective it's a really good step up. It's comfortable, and fits well" he said
"It's a shock. My kids are newborn," he said. "Can't we all just get along? That's what we say in America."

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US drone strike in Somalia [Published Nelson Mail - 36 mins ago]
Pair ready to face culinary heat [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
Ambulance crews preened in green [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
Sequel to woman's eye injury [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
Free parking has mixed results on retail [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
Dotcom casts early vote [Published Nelson Mail - 1 hour ago]
Family under scrutiny [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
Woman's sentence for ACC fraud suspended [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
Nelson pair "eyes" for blind climber [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
DOC devastated by death of penguins [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
Intent at centre of murder trial verdict [Published Nelson Mail - 2 hours ago]
Home ownership less achievable [Published Nelson Mail - 3 hours ago]
No easy answers in wake of shootings [Published Nelson Mail - 3 hours ago]
'One of the good buggers' [Published Nelson Mail - 3 hours ago]
Fiji goes to the polls [Published Nelson Mail - 4 hours ago]
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