The Nelson Mail

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The Nelson Mail
Type4 days a week (Monday Wednesday Friday and Saturday) Newspaper
FormatTabloid (Monday,Wednesday and Friday) Broadsheet (Saturday)
Owner(s)Fairfax New Zealand
EditorPaul McIntyre
HeadquartersNelson, New Zealand
WebsiteThe Nelson Mail
The old and the new building of The Nelson Mail

The Nelson Mail is a 4 day a week newspaper in New Zealand. It was founded in 1866 and then known as The Nelson Evening Mail; the first edition was published on 5 March 1866.[1] It absorbed another local paper, The Colonist, about 1906.

The paper is currently owned by Fairfax New Zealand.

As its name indicates, it serves the Nelson region.


  1. ^ "Nelson Evening Mail". National Library of New Zealand. Retrieved 8 November 2013.

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