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South Island to be blasted with bad weather

The North Island is expected to escape the blast.

Body of tramper found in Nelson.

Body of tramper found in Nelson Lakes National Park

He had been missing since Friday.

The North Island is facing heavy downpours and thunderstorms into the late morning.

Flooded Auckland roads reopened

Albany on the North Shore received a record 36.6mm rainfall in one hour.

A police car.

Missing 13yo boy found

He wasn't seen for a full day.

Crunchy Peanut Butter Spread on Toast Against a Blue Background

'Crunchy or smooth?' - We get Pic's definitive answer

The 'Willy Wonka of nuts' joined us to answer the important questions.

A police uniform.

Police concerned for missing 13yo boy

It's possible he tried to hitchhike to Nelson.


The female brewer showing the boys how it's done


Inside the sunny city of Nelson

Mayor Rachel Reese joined The AM Show to talk about her city.


Icy blast causes havoc across the country

South Island shivers and it's heading north.

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It follows more than 800 certifications being rescinded last month.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.