It was one of the most unusual letters ever received by the Nelson Evening Mail.
Haven Road, Wakefield Quay and Farleigh Street rubber-stamped by Cabinet in the final round of approvals.
The men accused of bashing the winners of a pig hunting competition in a pub bathroom have been found not guilty.
Nominations officially confirm mayoral contest between incumbent and top contender.
A family home has become a drop-in centre for new mothers and babies in Richmond, near Nelson.
Kea deaths from poison could be off-set by population gains in other areas, DOC researchers find.
National 10-year research program to enhance the use the marine environment
Living Wage movement calls on Nelson City Council act as a role model to help minimum wage workers make ends meet.
Rethink urged on a proposal to close some Rabbit Island forest trails.
Nelson's iconic Trathen's building has finally come down, ending a run of almost 100 years.
A newly-opened Nelson day spa suffers 'considerable damage' in midnight oil fire.
Mapua businesses were plunged back into the dark ages after copper cables were damaged.
The father of a boy who lived in a filthy Richmond home says he won't let his son live like that again.
A health board member's bid to raise concerns about water fluoridation were shut down during a committee meeting.
Property owners are being warned of elevated nitrate levels detected in some private bores on the Waimea Plains.
Chris Fleming leaves Nelson to serve as interim chief executive of Southern District Health Board.
The atmosphere at the Mid-Winter Masquerade Night Market at Morrison Square was anything but cold.
'Mr P' the cat had been missing for nine months. An incomplete neutering might explain why.
A man on trial for allegedly attacking the winners of the Wakefield Hotel pig hunting competition says he's guilty of getting in a pub fight, but not of intentionally hurting anyone.
Nelson Marlborough Health chief executive Chris Fleming has been appointed as the interim Southern District Health Board chief executive.
Choir promises to push the boundaries with hits from their recent tour.
Nelson Marlborough District Health Board ended the financial year with a surplus, but behind budget.
Lower Moutere man Alan Chambers watched his family home go up in smoke, but it wasn't by accident.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the Nelson, Buller and Westland regions.
Legal opinion says shutting Nelson's special needs school and making one in Christchurch fully co-ed puts students at risk of discrimination and abuse.
Hope residents are still waiting for speed limits to be lowered at a "dangerous" Hope intersection.
Police harnessed a different kind of adrenaline hit to celebrate 75 years of women in policing.
Andrew Little believes the housing crisis is a handicap on New Zealand's future.
The governance group tasked with driving flu vaccination rates across the Top of the South has struggled to convince its own members to take up the free jab.
Nominations have opened for candidates seeking a place on the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board.