A "strong" earthquake of magnitude 4.7 quake has hit the upper South this afternoon.
Council plans to slash support to region's tourism promotion organisation by more than half.
Port Tarakohe users face paying higher fees as the TDC works to get it back on its financial feet.
Thousands of workers have been sacked after a three month trial with many let go because they "didn't fit in".
The issue of horse poo is causing a stink in Golden Bay.
Waimea Toi Toi United need just eight points from their fifth and final round clash with Motueka to be assured of hosting rights for this year's Car Company Nelson two-day club cricket final.
A definitive history Nelson aviation is released this month, coinciding with Nelson Airport's 75th anniversary. Naomi Arnold meets the keen plane buffs behind it.
Reign is the latest product of the history-as-told-by-beautiful-people school, which has already given us The Tudors and The Borgias.
There's nothing . . . absolutely nothing . . . half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats. The sentiment first expressed in Wind in the Willows is a common one, and especially pertinent to Nelson at this time of year.
New Zealand does not have many creature mysteries. Moa "sightings" occasionally cause amusement rather than excitement.
Motel owner Bonita Wilkinson's decision to stock only local food in its minibars is part of her strong belief that Nelson businesses need to work together.
Sunday morning, 8am. Things weren't all that promising.
I decided to turn the problem of nothing to wear into a shopping opportunity. I focused on Nelson designers in my search for a professional-looking outfit.
Hands up those of you from Invercargill. Welcome to Nelson. For what it's worth, I've just had a week in your home town as a guest of the taxpayer.
The porcelain veneer of Nelson's new mayor hides the cracks of a recently fought tough campaign which was an all-or-nothing bout for the red chair of power, writes Tracy Neal.
Initial works around Richmond's new $8m water treatment plant will see a rolling programme of connections and installations happening on Queen St.
The number of families in need attending a free community dinner in Nelson has swelled as word about it spreads.
After winning the South Island title last week, Jester House went one better yesterday as it was been named best cafe in New Zealand.
Traffic was stalled at the new traffic lights on Waimea Rd on Wednesday morning after a string of crashes.
Around 15,000 lined Trafalgar St to catch the annual Nelson City Santa Parade and Christmas Carnival.
A campaign is being launched to bring an international street artist to Nelson to create a super-sized painting on a city wall.
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