PM acknowledges quake anniversary from Manila

As the people of Kaikōura, Hurunui and Marlborough gather to mark the anniversary of the November 2016 earthquakes today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sends her thoughts and support. She says these communities have shown true strength over the...... Read More

Tower’s claims to be finalised by 2018

Recovery in Edgecumbe is well underway with Tower expecting most, if not all, of the region’s customers to be back in their homes and have their claims finalised by Christmas. The insurance company has fully settled 92 per cent of all contents...... Read More

Police name SH65 fatal crash victim

Tasman Police can now release the name of the person who died in following a collision on State Highway 65, Maruia, Tasman on Friday 3 November, 2017. She was 32-year-old Davila Renee Koroi of Motueka. Police extend their sympathies to her family and...... Read More

Nelson landlord faces hefty bill for rental clean-up

It's likely to cost a Nelson landlord thousands of dollars to repair and clean up a house he owns in Richmond, after it was damaged by a tenant. Barry Thompson said the tenant was behind in rent by about $2500, and now the home could not be lived...... Read More

A month of freedom for Nelson campers

Freedom campers have a month of total freedom until a new bylaw kicks in on December. Nelson City Council says it's already fielding complaints of curious camping decisions, and many are taking to social media to vent their frustrations. But the...... Read More

’Badass’ scientist moves to Nelson

He has an asteroid and a science fiction robot named after him. He has worked on space programmes around the world, authored hundreds of articles on all matters celestial and helped produce an Emmy-winning documentary. He even introduced the Sex Pistols...... Read More

Arrest following construction site burglary

Nelson Tactical Crime Unit have today charged a man in relation to the theft of a significant number of tools from a Fitzgerald Construction site on October 22. Around $30,000 worth of tools were taken from the site in Trafalgar Street, Nelson. Police...... Read More

Fishermen pulled from sinking boat

It was stocked with all the right gear but nothing was going to stop a small Nelson boat from sinking. Three men were out fishing on a small vessel just a mile from Nelson Harbour on Saturday when their boat started taking on water. The boat then...... Read More

Clark dominates at nationals

Nelson's Karl Clark is the 2017 New Zealand moto trials champion after he swept the competition at the three-day nationals near Paraparaumu over Labour Weekend. In doing so, he became the first South Islander in 25 years to win the top trophy. Clark...... Read More