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Children stuck inside due to weather.

Cold weekend ahead for New Zealand

"The last few days of June and early July are going to be well and truly winter."

The incident happened at Kaiteriteri Beach in Golden Bay.

Man's conviction for photographing bikini-clad girls quashed

He was caught by a police officer at a beach in Tasman.


DoC suspicious as Kiwis walking Abel Tasman track doubles

A hike in tourist fees may have caused foreigners to masquerade as NZers.


Thieves make hilarious getaway

CCTV footage shows their unorthodox method of avoiding attention.


Sheep faeces on edge of Nelson dam 'not ideal' - Council

The Council says it won't happen again.

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It follows more than 800 certifications being rescinded last month.

Yanyan Meng was found dead at the Rutherford Hotel on Nile St West, Nelson on Friday.

Nelson murder victim named

She was Yanyan Meng, of Switzerland.

The woman, 62 was found dead at the Rutherford Hotel, Nelson on Friday.

Nelson murder victim's family still haven't been told

A 62-year-old man has been charged with her murder.

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.


Council against iwi for Te Waikoropupū Springs conservation

The local iwi says their protection rights haven't been upheld.

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.