Former National leader Don Brash writes to Justice Minister asking for independent review into man convicted of child abuse.
Pair of globetrotting Kiwis pen guide for young backpackers who want to explore the world but aren't sure where to start.
Travel is calling for three of Nelson Central's leadership team next year.
Tapawera Area School dux Thandie Khumalo was the surprise guest speaker as well as the big winner at the school's prizegiving on Tuesday night.
A 31-year-old man who was found with about $7000 worth of stolen property from two Marlborough burglaries has received a community-based sentence.
Christmas spirit has come in the form of iPads and protective cases for St Joseph's Primary School students.
Seasonal soaking could offset water rationing
Those dreaming of a sunny Christmas could be disappointed, with showers forecast for Nelson on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Heavy rain last night and this morning has put an end to water restrictions in Tasman.
Nelson man Oliver Whalley, who works in Martin Pl where the Sydney hostage siege took place, pays tribute to police.
Karyn Malthus has been appointed the new Tasman police district commander.
The St Vincent St cycleway will be extended to Haven Rd, but the controversial design running from Totara St to Gloucester St has been dropped in favour of a shared pathway.
A Marlborough farming couple has been fined $40,000 for not wearing helmets while riding their quad bikes.
Water restrictions looming for city
Nelson could be facing a long, dry summer marked by tight water rationing if hot weather continues and heavy rain stays at bay.
Nelsonians are spending up large this Christmas, the latest Paymark figures show.
The number of drunk drivers on Nelson roads over the weekend, including a "grossly intoxicated" pregnant woman, has outraged police.
The infighting at Nelson Grey Power has taken another turn for the worse.
Nelson city residents will be able to use a newly-approved ultra-low-emissions-tested burner.
Suppression will end on Friday for a man found guilty of 35 charges, including rape, last week.
Four injured in Tapawera crash
The driver of a Nissan Terrano lost control and collided with a logging truck near Tapawera yesterday.
Nelson is increasingly becoming a top choice for food and wine travel, says Wotif.
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