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Watch: Uber is planning flying car trials in Australia.

Revealed: The six new cities Uber is coming to

The rideshare app will nearly double its portfolio in New Zealand.


Witness to 'brutal' Nelson beating says police have failed victim

"In some situations where defendants get bail, the witness dies."

Leon Fenemor and Alan Beck.

Young artist awarded for generosity to Nelson fire victims

Leon raised $2400 selling his helicopter artwork and donated it all.

Reports of the quake.

Earthquake: More than 1000 report jolt south of Wellington

"I almost never feel them when asleep so that must have been a decent jolt."

Neudorf Rd.

Four cyclists injured in serious crash west of Nelson

Three are in a serious condition.


South Island in store for weekend of heavy rain

More wild weather is on the way.

Tuesday's progress unveiling was a sight for sore eyes.

Construction underway at controversial Nelson dam

Some warn it could be catastrophic in an earthquake.


NZ warned to get ready for stormy weather as low front moves up the country

Torrential rain and heavy snow are some of the treats in store.

Wellington was revealed at the best area in the country when it comes to speeding infringements.

Revealed: The worst district for speeding infringements

Wellington was revealed as the best.

Air NZ CEO Christopher Luxon announced his resignation on Wednesday.

Overweight woman says Air NZ put her in small seat, leaving her bruised and upset

"My legs were losing sensation."

The balloon draped across high-voltage power lines.

Hot air balloon deflates mid-flight near power lines in the Tasman District

The three passengers and pilot were able to escape unharmed.

Nelson surfers aren't happy.

Nelson surfers face raw sewage from leaking pipeline

The pipeline may not be repaired for years.

A woman has died of hypothermia while tramping in the Nelson Lakes National Park.

Woman dies in 'truly tragic' Nelson Lakes tramping disaster

Another two trampers were barely rescued in time.

The Supreme Court's decision raises the question of whether this sets a precedent for other Māori rōpū.

Govt accused of dragging its heels over Nelson land ruling

The Supreme Court's decision might a precedent for other Māori rōpū.

Watch:Tasman fire fears fanned by strong winds.

Millions raised for Tasman fire victims may not go far enough

Applications for the fund close on Sunday.


Police charge woman in Nelson fire investigation

She's accused of taking resources away from the battle against the Pigeon Valley blaze.

WeatherWatch forecaster Philip Duncan gives a weather update.

'Exceptionally warm' weather forecast before Mother's Day rain

Some areas could be hitting more than 20C.


Volunteer fire fighter says business now successful

He's been denied permanent residency despite turning around his business.


Immigration Minister needs to front up over fireman's residency bid

Iain Lees-Galloway's judgement has been questioned before, writes Duncan Garner.

A fire.

Firefighter hurt battling Motueka blaze

The fire broke out at 4am, and has engulfed a commercial building.