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.
Nelson's summer of cricket just got twice as sweet.
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.
Marlborough Sounds residents and recreational scallopers are up in arms over the commercial scallop industry's plans for the 2015 season.
A man has been charged with rape after a couple woke to find him in their Nelson home.
An historic pub is now providing a lot more than a post-work drink to the Nelson community as the Bush Inn Tavern reopens its doors.
Remaining asbestos and HCFC imports are on the way out, says Environment Minister Nick Smith.
Nelson Mail journalist Stacey Knott has won a prestigious Australasian award for a Nelson Mail series on mental health.
A group of endangered kea have reportedly been shot at a forestry site in Nelson, sparking a DOC investigation.
It may not be a magic but Steve Whittington's musical carpet will be attracting funds from thin air.
A Nelson teen has come up with a way to alert travellers if someone has tampered with their luggage.
The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board support the fluoridation of water in the region and are encouraging other DHB’s around the country to make their position known.
After nearly three decades, a Nelson organisation feeding the vulnerable has introduced part-charges for its lunches.
Kiwi Regional Airlines has announced cheaper regional fares as Nelson skies grow steadily more crowded with competition.
Nelson charity Project Butterfly has received offers of support from around the country in t bid to get two cuddlecots for the region.
A man has been taken to Nelson Hospital after slicing into his thigh with a skill saw.
Kat Stephens says her dad's killer should stay locked up "for as long as he lives".
Nelson police are still investigating an alleged attempted abduction in Richmond last week.
Experts from around the world have gathered in Nelson for a conference aimed at tackling the issue of contaminants in the environment.
625628959. 25-MGB-massive2.JPG. A Titantic climax to a previous year's MASSIVE performance from Upper Moutere School. Photo: Alastair Paulin/Fairfax NZ
Two of Tasman's leading rural firefighters have flown to the US to help battle raging forest fires.
Some Nelson ACC patients are being forced to wait at least six weeks before having vital MRI scans done on their injuries.
Daffodil Day marks its 25th anniversary this year and Jan Riley has been smelling the flowers for almost as long.
After suffering a brain haemorrhage during surgery that left her fighting for her life, Nelson woman Tamika White is making good progress in Wellington Hospital.
Nelson investors have been left $2 million out of pocket after a former bankrupt promised them lucrative returns as part of a Colombian goldmining scheme that never eventuated.
The investigation into the shooting of Ford Hurinui in Motueka on Thursday is now focused on locating the driver of the car Hurinui was in before the shooting.