"It's the last thing I want to talk about today, to be honest", says ABs captain on flag debate.
An investigation into the alleged shootings of kea at a forestry site near Nelson has turned up nothing.
El nino strikes: Spring is likely to be windy and cool, while the risk of summer drought is rising.
We asked Nelson's oldest and youngest citizens about their thoughts on their favourite new flag design.
Car tyres, clothing, a fully decorated Christmas tree and a few questionable items were amongst the rubbish collected by bank staff during a beach clean up at Tahunanui.
Should the semi-permanent population in the Brook Valley Holiday Park stay or go?
A year ago, Nelson man Darryl Ware turned up on Rebekah Malthus' doorstep with the script for Something About Losing a Child.
Children from across Nelson will be belting out musical hits new and old and the Rock da House event this week.
Most of the Nelson region's stock of Lewis Road Creamery's fresh milk was gone by lunchtime Wednesday, as eager shoppers frothed at the chance to buy the flavoured milks.
A man who burned down a Nelson restaurant and plotted mass murder behind bars says he was assaulted by prison guards.
A rather mysterious billboard has suddenly appeared outside Nelson's Trafalgar Park.
A new venue with a new look is set for the former site of 623 on the Rocks in Tahunanui.
Julian Savea Codie Taylor and Owen Franks are flying in to Nelson on Thursday to visit students at Stoke School.
Nelson looks set to succumb to chocolate milk fever, as the sought-after bottles go on sale across the region.
Only two students are set to be enrolled at Richmond's Salisbury School next year.
Strong demand from Auckland investors is increasing house prices in Nelson, latest statistics show.
The sizzling sound of 200 eggs frying and the alluring aroma of bacon proved to be a popular way to welcome airline Jetstar to the region.
Thousands of patients have stumbled at the first hurdle on their way to surgery during the past five years.
Prime Minister John Key has picked his favourites of the final four flag designs.
Donning hi-vis and hard hats, more than 20 young students took a tour around some of Nelson's biggest construction sites for a taste of the industry.
A Father's Day run this Sunday is urging the family to get some exercise and raise money for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Work on the House for Hospice has moved indoors as the insulation is installed and the gib board
Amanda Solloway captured a dramatic Boulder Bank rescue on camera.
The smooth beats of hip-hop and strums of folk music are leading to local young people speaking up about bullying.
It might be the first day of Spring but the wild weather is not over yet as strong winds and heavy rainfall continue to batter the region.
Losing a child is an unimaginable terror for most parents, but it's one Nelson's Darryl Ware knows all too well.
A "boring" white wall has been injected with colourful life thanks to the crafty hands of Texas artist Jonathan Muzacz.
Campaigners against controversial Victory Liquor Centre say licence loss is "a fantastic result for the community".
A dispute over a dentist bill left a Nelson man with no bottom teeth.
Jetstar's announcement of its push into the regions has already prompted a ticket sale by Air New Zealand.