Jetstar's arrival in Nelson will be good for tourism, commerce and domestic travellers, says the city's delighted business and civic leaders.
Website crashes as fares start at $9 on new Nelson, Napier, Palmerston North and New Plymouth routes.
More than 250 people gathered to mark the end of World War II in a celebration of peace at Nelson Cathedral.
The emergency department at Nelson Hospital is at full capacity with an unprecedented number of patients.
A man shot by police in Motueka remains in serious condition in Wellington Hospital and police are still searching for a second man alleged to be involved in the incident.
A Nelson soldier killed at Passchendaele in 1917 has had his story immortalised by a Kiwi author.
The Green Party hopes proposal to update rental laws will improve the lives of Nelsonians who rent their homes.
Jetstar will announce whether they will begin flying to Invercargill as part of four new regional destinations on Monday.
It's set to be a wet weekend around NZ, with severe weather warnings issued for some parts.
Methanex in Taranaki is producing 2.4 million tonnes of multi-use methanol a year - and says it is a friend of the environment.
Bite-sized happenings in Nelson's business world.
A Nelson man who witnessed a head-on collision in Mapua on Thursday says he didn't think it was possible for the crash victims to have survived.
A Nelson woman with a passion for pictures has claimed the third prize in the national IHC Art Awards.
A beneficiary says she cried for two days over a power bill for more than $800 for her two bedroom house.
Kelly Stewart's $800 power bill has been halved thanks to an eagle-eyed electrician.
Nelson bar and restaurant Hangar 58 appears to be in hot water after an application to put the company into liquidation was filed by the High Court at Nelson.
They might be old - over 70 years in fact, but they still have grunt reminiscent of their wartime heyday.
A man found guilty of raping a sex worker has been sentenced to preventive detention.
A casino evening next week will raise money for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter's much-needed winch.
Nelson's summer of cricket just got twice as sweet.
Family-owned Nelson vineyard Blackenbrook has done well once again at a national competition.
The price of new national standards for forestry could be the protection of Nelson’s waterways, says councillor Brian McGurk.
A taste of the sea is coming to Nelson as the ocean-blue historic building at the top of Trafalgar St transforms into a seafood restaurant.
A man is in intensive care in Nelson Hospital following a head-on collision between two vehicles in Mapua last night.
The cleanup of the Rena wreck in the Bay of Plenty has cost hundreds of millions of dollars but long-term environmental damage is slight, scientists say.
Nelson bars are looking forward to showing early morning World Cup matches after Parliament passed a law allowing them to open.
He's literally one of the biggest sporting stars in the country and as Steven Adams strolled through the doors of the Nelson College gym he stoked the fire of some equally big dreams.
Armed police swarmed into Staples St in Motueka this morning after receiving a tip that Jahdai Kennard may be at a house there.
Experiments to grow the scampi in the laboratory are showing great promise, the seafood industry has heard.
A Nelson fire fighter is reminding people of the dangers of drying clothing near a heat source after a house fire broke out on Hardy Street last night.