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Locals Dave and Cezanne Lyons have confronted and filmed tourist's relieving themselves at the Kiwa Rd site.

Kaikōura beach where freedom campers caught defecating closed

The council believes the area now poses a health risk.

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years.

Simulation shows widespread damage if Alpine Fault ruptures

The fault line is expected to rupture within our lifetime.

The baby was flown to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition after being born.

Baby born via emergency C-section after Nelson crash dies

A 47-year-old man has been charged with careless driving causing injury.

Revoke notices are being sent to 359 truck owners and 257 trailer owners.

600 vehicle certifications revoked amid towbar issues

It follows more than 800 certifications being rescinded last month.

The earthquakes all struck in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Trio of earthquakes rock north of South Island

All quakes struck near Seddon.

The woman was found dead at the Rutherford Hotel in Nelson before 9.00am.

Tourist's death in Nelson 'suspicious'

They are speaking to someone and not seeking anyone else.

Pink Packets provides young women who can't afford sanitary items with the basics.

'Pink Packets' help young women in period poverty in Marlborough

Socks, toilet paper and tissues have been used as alternative liners.

Andréa and Robin McBride run McBride Sisters wines.

Kiwi's incredible tale of how she found long-lost sister

Andréa McBride met Robin when she was 16, and they now run a wine business together.

GeoNet says the quake was at a depth of 2km.

4.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Golden Bay

The quake caused tremors near the town of Collingwood.


Heavy downpours causing havoc across country

Thousands in the Far North will remain cut off from the rest of the country until mid next week after a downpour washed away a chunk of State Highway 1.

Mt Richmond Forest Park

Tramper survives thanks to locator beacon

Washed down a river, he clung to his pack and made it to a rocky island.

The man and woman, in their 20's became stranded on a small island near Wharariki Beach.

Tourists rescued from small rocky island off Wharariki Beach

"They are lucky they didn't die," a Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter spokesman said.

People who attended the Buller Festival in Murchison on the 3-4 March could have been exposed to the viral disease.

Mumps case confirmed in Nelson Marlborough region

People who attended Buller Festival in Murchison could've been exposed.

Alex Mackle was killed on Friday evening in a farm incident.

Young boy killed in farm accident before he could celebrate his birthday

"He loved his family and friends."


Teen runs van on school's old vegetable oil

Now he's off to the Kermadec Islands, north of New Zealand.


Cyclone Gita: How it will affect you

Schools and roads closed, mass transport cancellations, heavy rain and wind warnings in place.

Gita is presently a category 3 storm.

Cyclone Gita: Where it will strike

It's taken a while, but finally there's a consensus on where she will make landfall.

Much of the North Island and the West Coast are in for a heavy dump of rain, forecasters say.

Heavy rain forecast across New Zealand

MetService has issued a severe weather warning in many regions for Sunday.

The vandals have destroyed the bush - and DoC's unhappy.

Campers destroy trees at campsite to improve views

The vandals have destroyed the bush - and DoC's unhappy.

At 6:51pm a magnitude 3.6 was recorded, centred 25 km south-east of Seddon at depth of 18km.

Seddon quakes rattle central NZ

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake near the Marlborough town of Seddon has been followed up by a later 3.6 rattle.

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