Helicopter footage reveals damage done by more than 15 slips on Takaka Hill.
Schools and roads closed, mass transport cancellations, heavy rain and wind warnings in place.
It's taken a while, but finally there's a consensus on where she will make landfall.
MetService has issued a severe weather warning in many regions for Sunday.
It's time to batten down the hatches and get out the hot chocolate.
Some residents say they won't be returning to their damaged homes.
The public can swim at Tahunanui Beach, the back beach and along Rocks Rd in Nelson after a sewage spill earlier in the month closed the area.
It's not yet known what the cost will be to repair the region.
The Insurance Council warns it may stop offering flood cover.
A man was taken to Nelson hospital in a moderate condition.
An elderly woman has died after being hit by a car in a driveway at a Nelson house.
A family home in Richmond, Nelson has been badly damaged in a fire.
A veteran beekeeper is devastated that 200 hives have been destroyed.
One citizen-captured video shows a man repeatedly crossing the centre line.
Nelson Airport had a record month in December and says the best may be yet to come.
Thunderstorm have been spotted in many parts of the central and lower North Island.
Efforts are underway to recover the body after police were notified by a member of the public.
There's been some troubling behaviour beside the lake.