A star-studded Hollywood cast has started filming the movie of the 1996 Mt Everest tragedy where New Zealand climbers Rob Hall and Andy Harris died.
The Nelson City Council has reluctantly agreed to fork out an extra $242,000 to fix faulty drainage at the Saxton Cricket Oval.
Injured trampers kept the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter busy late yesterday.
Nelson MP Nick Smith says he will "pull out all the stops" to help a Scottish family stay in New Zealand.
The apple harvest has begun about a week earlier than usual which should help to ease April's labour crunch.
Seventy-six women's marching teams led a big parade in Nelson last night.
The third round of the Table Tennis Nelson Thursday night interclub was played at Saxton Stadium, with a convincing win by JAWS, who won 9-2 over Champagne in the first division one clash.
The New St building with the striking mosaic on the front was at the hub of many Nelson teenagers' lives until its closure last year. With demolition set to begin on Monday, Stacey Knott revisits an old stomping ground
The TDC is cutting tourism funding, worrying Murchison locals who depend on travellers for their livelihood. Naomi Arnold reports.
Action, excitement and suspense - at times of disbelief - feature in reviewer Dave Manning's caseload this week.
The cruise ships are returning, with six scheduled for this season and next after a break of several years.
Scallop company boss calls recreational fishing spokesman's comments on commercial sector "crap".
A city bistro which opened just over a year ago is closed for now and up for sale.
I had Beulah's cooked peas for lunch, jazzed up via the Radiation Recipe Book and sandwiched between slices of Kut-Bread. I'd just Zogged the skirtings, having Gry-Moffed them first, so I cleaned myself up with Coal Tar. My work clothes will need Paddy the Wonder Washer, then a wring-out in the Ewbank table mangle.
We've said it before, but March is when the Silly Season for beer begins in New Zealand. We could go festival to festival around the country well into April.
A Golden Bay grandmother has written a memoir of her early childhood with her "exciting" artistic mother, who left her husband in Indonesia, taking her daughter to live in the Netherlands, during the Depression years.
The biggest problem for the guides showing a group of high-end German cruise ship passengers the Abel Tasman National Park was "prising them off the beach".
In what might be described as a beer lover's heaven, 12 home brewers will make beers simultaneously at Nelson's MarchFest.
The "dire" lack of live music for Nelson teenagers is about to be rectified by a new project.
Nelson's inner city is set to become a connected hotspot with the Nelson City Council agreeing to fund a free wi-fi zone.
City councillors are at odds over a proposed $500,000 cleanup of the Modeller's Pond in Tahunanui.
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