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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.


Search for missing free diver continues

The 25-year-old went missing in the Marlborough Sounds on Tuesday.


20 years on, the Sounds murders are back in the spotlight

The team who helped clear Teina Pora are taking a look at the case.

Two people have escaped with minor injuries after their glider crashed south of Blenheim.

Two rescued after dramatic glider crash

The aircraft spiralled 1500 feet before crashing south of Blenheim.

The person believed to be infected had since been quarantined.

Alert issued over Marlborough mumps case

Vacationers should stay alert for symptoms.

Stop-go workers will be a familiar sight to motorists on SH1 this summer.

Stop-go workers keep motorists happy while waiting

Drivers on the quake-damaged SH1 will encounter many sets of roadworks over the holidays.


Tractor crash leaves one dead

A 30-year-old man from Marlborough died in the accident.

The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.

Rescue for man with Outward Bound

A man tramping with an Outward Bound group on a ridge in the Marlborough Sounds has been taken to hospital after a fall.

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