Cafe owners and councillors reluctant to ban smoking at outdoor tables.
DOC's annual whale survey in Cook Strait will not be taking place this year.
Thief may regret rash decision to take 100kg of bacon.
Tourists are often surprised at the low levels of insulation in New Zealand homes, says MP.
Five-year-old needing teeth removed arrives at hospital drinking Powerade because of marketing featuring his sporting hero.
Air NZ drops Blenheim-Christchurch route, a day later Sounds Air is in talks to take over.
A stretched charity facing funding cuts is opening a cafe to hopefully stay afloat.
It's not your fault, some children are just "hardwired" to be stubborn.
Natural food company Comvita and a Marlborough honey company have started a multi-million dollar joint venture.
Police threaten to pepper spray defendant, while a woman in the public gallery tries to record the struggle.
Returning to his roots after flying around the globe, Barry "Baz" McAuliffe touched down at the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter in October 2015.
Tim Douglas-Clifford has grown up with flying in his blood.
Carl Babe has spent over 25 years now in emergency services and feels "humbled" to make a "big difference in people's live".
Police later searched his house bus and found 1.6kg of cannabis on branches and hung up to dry.
Immediate Steps funding still available for biodiversity in Kaikoura.
Kaikoura farmers praised for consistently high hygiene standards in the dairy shed.
A caravan backed into a powerbox cutting power to several Kaikoura shops.
As we celebrate World Smokefree Day, more and more smokers across the top of the south are quitting.
"There are cars coming from Auckland, Christchurch, all over the country, for this celebration."
Fears of a chemical leak at a Blenheim industrial park prompted two workers to take themselves to hospital.
A prospective buyer had a meth test done on the Housing NZ property and it came back positive.
Driving through the township, you wouldn't know you were in the heart of Marlborough's wine country.
Kaikoura man stole more than $3000 of gear, including wetsuits and surfboards, from six vehicles in one night.
Firefighter Ashley Toms upped his game in Auckland this year.
If you love the outdoors and getting up in the middle of the night, the police search and rescue squad could be for you.
"What happened that night on that aircraft was a remarkable and unique event."
Councils across New Zealand are tackling food waste through the Love Food Hate Waste campaign which kicks off this week.
A third confirmed measles case in Nelson appears to be unrelated to the previous two, indicating the highly infectious virus is in the community.
Angry KFC customers hurl objects at under-pressure fast food workers.
A bull walk on Saturday gave potential buyers the chance to check out the cut of some studs.