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Watch: Nelson helicopter pilot meets boy behind stunning fire painting.

Mystery heroes drive 5.5 hours to Tasman fire to deliver curries

Firefighters want to track down the Christchurch locals, who made the trip two nights in a row.

Eleven-year-old Leon painted the picture of the Tasman fire.

11yo boy's painting of Tasman fire goes viral

One local firefighter's keen to give it pride of place at the Fire Station's reception.

The was still the boss on day nine.

Tasman fire: 200 Pigeon Valley residents returning home

Residents of other valleys have restricted access to their homes.

Rob Appleton issued a heartfelt message to members of the public in Tasman.

'Stay safe': Nelson firefighters heartfelt message to public

"Keep supporting our team because we need it at the moment."

The red sun over Tasman on Thursday night.

Watch: Blood orange sun over Tasman inferno

It is thought smoke in the atmosphere affects its appearance.


Blenheim limousine fire not suspicious - police

The cause is not yet known.


A world first? Blenheim mechanic's 'vanute' goes up for sale

"It's one of a kind, could be the only one in the world - definitely the only one in New Zealand."

Watch: Chris Brandolino speaks to The AM Show about the weather.

The one place in NZ that won't be scorched revealed

If you want to avoid the summer heat this week, here's where you need to go.

Watch NIWA's Chris Brandolino and Ben Noll explain what we can expect for the summer months.

Scorching hot 30degC+ temperatures to hit parts of NZ

Most regions will have daily highs of at least 27degC.


Man given community work for horrific kea killing

Stephen Frost threw a builder's peg at it before standing on its neck.


Kiwi woman reunited with stolen heirlooms thanks to snorkelling boys

Flynn Taylor and Mason Nicklin were on the search for "something cool" - and they found it.


Motorbike passenger hit by falling rock

It missed the driver and hit the passenger riding on the back.


Large scrub fire closes South Island's Lewis Pass

NZTA expects the road to re-open by 7pm.

Emergency services are at the scene on Taylor Pass Road (pictured).

2 vehicles in water near Blenheim - reports

Emergency services responded immediately.

The coastal town landed on the world's radar after being struck by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in 2016.

Why Kaikōura topped Airbnb's trending destinations list

Head of policy Chris Lehane says New Zealand has an "incredible brand".


Lime scooters found 300km away from Christchurch

Limes currently only operate in Christchurch and Auckland.


Koru shaped cloud hugs South Island coast

"It's definitely a novelty."

Watch: Another El Niño is likely to hit New Zealand this summer, says NIWA.

Warm weather to bring thunderstorms, hail to NZ

A second deluge is expected for the South Island as warm weather continues in the north.


'Moderate' quake shakes Marlborough

If you thought the earth moved on Friday night, it did.


NZ heading towards major maritime disaster - TAIC

After four incidents in two years, the watchdog says we must overhaul how vessels navigate.

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