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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.

Bailee-Hart Tava performing on Cuba Street, Wellington.

Watch: Nelson busker stuns Wellington locals with incredible performance

"It's about the entertainment for the people."

Bryan Adams.

Watch: Bryan Adams stops show to pay respects to Christchurch

"There are no words really for it. It's just… it's horrific."


Fleeing driver in Nelson triple fatal was on meth

Frontline officers say they're encountering more paranoid drivers high on the drug.

The grandmother of a man who killed Carmen Yanko during a police chase has apologised.

Police 'justified' in triple-fatal pursuit crash - IPCA

After the crash they found the wanted man wasn't in the car they were chasing.

Watch: There's speculation some of the Nelson fires were deliberately lit.

Man accused of lighting Nelson fires keeps name secret

His lawyer has appealed the judge's decision to revoke name suppression.

A police car.

Stereo sparks Nelson bomb scare

A "suspicious package" turned out to be stereo equipment.


'Fit in or F off': Nelson locals outraged by 'racist' t-shirt

A post on a community Facebook page has caused an uproar.

Watch: There's speculation the latest fire in Nelson was deliberately lit.

Latest Nelson fire might have been arson

"You just hope and pray that there's not some deranged mind out there."

The fire was 'basically contained' after swift response.

Another sleepless night in Tasman after new wildfire

It forced the evacuation of 97 properties.


New Tasman forest fire 'contained' after swift response

The fast-moving blaze threatened property and sparked evacuations.

Watch: New Zealand temperatures to plummet near zero next week

Summer's back: Next week to be a scorcher

Don't put your togs away just yet.

Pilot Alan Beck was captured in action by 11-year-old Leon Fenemor.

11-year-old launches Tasman bushfire art fundraiser

Prints of his now-famous painting are being sold to raise funds for those affected.

The large blaze near the Nelson CBD flared up on February 8.

Police seek woman in Nelson fire investigation

She was seen stopping to pick up an item on the corner of Collingwood St.


Remaining evacuated Tasman residents can return home

But they might have to leave at a moment's notice.