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‘She will leave a large Kara-sized hole in the community here’

Waiheke is mourning the death of one of the island’s most recognisable characters – activist, musician and teacher Kara Nelson, who died on Tuesday...

Kara still calls the tune at 100

“I’ve been alive 36,525 days,” Kara Nelson pronounced on Wednesday morning as she celebrated her 100th birthday. After a breakfast of fruit and a poached...

Kara still busting out the moves at 96

“It’s a great feeling being the underdog and then taking home a score younger crews would be proud of,” 96-year-old dancer Kara Nelson (aka...