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The Canterbury DHB says there's no harm in getting an additional dose of the MMR vaccination.

South Island's measles outbreak spreads further

A baby is one of the new victims.

Two helicopters were sent to the scene.

Van rolls in Tasman with eight people inside

Some of the vehicle's occupants have been left in critical condition.

Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old woman with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Woman, 22, charged in relation to Motueka stabbing

A man remains in serious but stable condition in hospital.

Police are investigating the incident.

Man stabbed multiple times in Motueka

He was found with serious injuries and has since undergone surgery.

The pressed metal cap went straight into each victim's eye, according to medical records.

Nelson DHB's surprise warning over Corona beers

Three Nelson locals have had to take time off work within the last three weeks.


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.


Where are all the people?

This popular holiday spot is back in business. All it needs is visitors this Easter.


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.

The serious crash unit is investigating the incident.

Hope police pursuit crash dead named

The victims of a crash that ended a police chase near Hope, south of Nelson on Sunday have been named.

Between October 2016 and September last year, seven deaths and 552 crashes were recorded out of around 3600 pursuits.

Police not to blame for pursuit deaths - union

"It's the manner of the driving and the people failing to stop."

Three people were killed early on Sunday morning on State Highway 6 near Hope after a car fled police.

Three killed in crash near Hope after car flees police

The three victims of the fatal pursuit were all Nelson locals.


Crash south of Nelson leaves one dead

The accident occurred at about 5:40am on State Highway 6.


Summer's heat and humidity continues into autumn

And Saturday may be a preview of what's to come.

"Very young and older people are especially vulnerable," one doctor said.

6 hospitalised after gastro outbreak in Nelson

"Very young and older people are especially vulnerable," one doctor said.

Nelson Airport

Nelson Airport told to ditch toxic firefighting foam

Other airports have been told to check they're not also using banned foams.


Teen runs van on school's old vegetable oil

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


Destruction and devastation after Cyclone Gita strikes

Now comes the daunting task of clean-up.

More than 15 slips have damaged State Highway 60, cutting off Golden Bay.

Golden Bay cut off after slips wash away State Highway 60

Helicopter footage reveals damage done by more than 15 slips on Takaka Hill.