Fires broke out in two Housing New Zealand houses in the Nelson region within hours of each other.
They gathered in central Richmond by their hundreds - old soldiers, service men and women and ordinary Kiwis.
A haunting silence, broken only by the sound of birdsong, fell over Nelson's Trafalgar Park at this morning's dawn service.
As dawn lit the hills to the west of Motueka, a bellbird joined the haunting bugle notes of Reveille at the dawn Anzac service.
Mapua resident says plan for 90-section subdivision is a 'shockingly bad proposal'.
Will Mapua's success spoil the sleepy seaside settlement?
It's the end of an era for Nelson's family-dining staple Cobb & Co.
Friday's 6.2 earthquake is a timely reminder that natural disasters can strike at anytime.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.
Trafalgar Park was bursting at the seams as over 5000 people paid tribute to Anzac soldiers.
A fire has destroyed a community house in Nelson overnight, leaving its occupants "distraught".
Hundreds of TV viewers in Nelson have been caught out by a change in frequency.
A "severe" earthquake measuring 6.2 hit inland from Kaikoura, rattling Wellington and Christchurch.
New Zealand nurse who developed Ebola-like symptoms after returning from Sierra Leone does not have the killer disease.
A "severe" earthquake, inland from Kaikoura, was felt across the South Island on Friday afternoon.
Police are seeking information to help find three teenage girls who attacked a young woman at Victory Square.
Trafalgar Park is transformed into a sea of white crosses as Nelson prepares for its biggest Anzac Day ever.
A man has been found guilty of "brutal" rape of a sex worker in a Blenheim motel in 2013.
Nelson's 100th Anzac Day commemorations on Saturday are expected to have record turnouts.
The Queen came to Stoke, celebrating St George's Day with some of her loyal subjects.
Former Nayland student in induced coma while family waits to hear what caused brain inflammation.
After 39 years of trimming grass, Nelmac's mowers team have said goodbye to their Vickerman St site.
After 85 years in Mapua, Ivan Wells has mixed feelings about the suburb's rapid expansion.
Three men plead not guilty to murdering inmate Benton Parata in his prison cell.
Man accused of raping a prostitute has a previous conviction for violent sexual offending.
The Dun Mountain Trail is open again after a slip that closed a section last month.
Richmond woman wants to find driver who crashed into her, said sorry, and drove off.
Anzac Day trading laws have turned out to be such a minefield for a Nelson pizza bar owner that he won't open on Saturday, but will on Monday.
She is in isolation in Wellington Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms after returning from Africa.
Richmond Scouts paid respects to fallen soldiers by placing poppies on their graves.