A star-studded Hollywood cast has started filming the movie of the 1996 Mt Everest tragedy where New Zealand climbers Rob Hall and Andy Harris died.
The Nelson City Council has reluctantly agreed to fork out an extra $242,000 to fix faulty drainage at the Saxton Cricket Oval.
A farm manager who died this week in the remote, west coast farming community of Rakopi, Golden Bay, has been described by a mate as a "gentle giant".
Seventy-six women's marching teams led a big parade in Nelson last night.
'It sharpens, it clarifies, and it brightens'
The term ''conquering'' a mountain does not sit well with mountaineer and Nelson doctor Jan Arnold.
Injured trampers kept the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter busy late yesterday.
Nelson MP Nick Smith says he will "pull out all the stops" to help a Scottish family stay in New Zealand.
The search for German tourist Christian Ulf Erik Prehn in the Travers Saddle area of Nelson Lakes National Park has found no trace of the missing man.
The apple harvest has begun about a week earlier than usual which should help to ease April's labour crunch.
A St Patrick's Night fundraiser is set to not only be a lot of fun but also the start of project to build a school hall.
After a seven-month review process, Nelson's district nursing programme is set to change shape, but the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board says no jobs will be lost.
Eyebright owner Peter Owen has been nurturing a field full of sunshine ahead of this weekend's Sunflower Festival.
Golden Bay's tame eels have been a popular attraction for 100 years, and now the area has a new wildlife experience - stingray feeding at Tarakohe wharf.
Watching their boat go up in flames was a "sickening" experience for an Auckland couple.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement draws passionate opposition at Tasman District Council.
The fate of the closed Trafalgar Centre is likely to be publicly revealed next week.
Four years after losing her husband and daughters in the Haiti earthquake, Emily Sanson-Rejouis has forged a new life.
Richard Osmaston is putting together a new political party and plans to stand in this year's election.
Nelson continues to power up the ladder in the Gigatown competition, reaching fourth place.
'Grossly misled' cafe owners face deportation
The owners of a Nelson cafe, who are facing a six-month deadline to leave New Zealand, are calling for help from the community.
Abel Tasman ranked in top 10 seaside spots
The Abel Tasman National Park has been ranked as one of the best 10 beaches in New Zealand.
A new river terrace is in the making, as Paruroroa Park takes shape on the banks of the lower Maitai.
After the inaugural Light Nelson attracted 16,000 spectators last year, the festival is set to brighten Nelson again this winter.
© Fairfax NZ NewsClub Paradox is set to welcome top drum and bass DJ Jubei for the first in a new series of monthly, bass-heavy club/warehouse events.
Nelson has made New Zealand's top four destinations in a trans-Tasman travel experience poll.
Nelson's Brook Waimarama Sanctuary Trust is within $200,000 of its $4.7m project to build a 14.4 pest-proof perimeter fence.
Nelsonians can expect to see a lot of purple tomorrow, but fundraising for Purple Cake Day should not just be a one-off.
Freemasons from around NZ will gather in Nelson next week and give $24,000 to Lincoln University soil scientist Peter Almond.
Racing driver, businessman lend their drawing power to raise funds for the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter.
Retired police inspector says goods vehicles double parking in CBD should not be ticketed.
Shannon Surridge has just ticked off another important milestone on the path to his career as a pilot.
After day of faulty Telecom mobile services in Nelson CBD, Telecom is up and running.
A retired couple escaped with only their cat after their historic launch caught fire off Pepin Island yesterday. | Pair escape boat blaze
German man waits for news of son as search for missing tramper resumes.
Scallop company boss calls recreational fishing spokesman's comments on commercial sector "crap".
The role of Golden Bay High School house leaders this year is to lift house morale, teacher and house co-ordinator Tasmine Palmer says.
The biggest problem for the guides showing a group of high-end German cruise ship passengers the Abel Tasman National Park was "prising them off the beach".
Golden Bay's tame eels have been a popular attraction for 100 years, and now the region has a new wildlife experience, stingray feeding at Tarakohe wharf.
A charity golf tournament and auction for Nelsonians in need is about to tee off.
Ask the Mayor: What is the Mayor going to do about freeloaders setting up campsites in Nelson carparks? Rachel Reese responds.
A youth who set fire to Nayland College because "he was cold" has been sentenced.
Close-knit community shocked at mysterious death.
Footpath upgrade designed to force cars to slow down for pedestrians causes conflicting views.
Two people were rescued from a small dinghy after their boat caught fire off Pepin Island yesterday afternoon.
A 50 cent increase in the minimum wage next month is sparking mixed reactions from businesses and employees.
Nelson City Council has put in place water restrictions as river levels continue to drop as summer comes to an end.
Tony Christiansen has no legs, but he once climbed Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro.
Ryan Crawford has celebrated his 14th birthday, one intensive care doctors just weeks ago thought he might not make.
His newest mural features five figures walking across the side of a warehouse, but an injury has cramped Jon Drypnz's style.
Rules around strengthening quake-prone buildings in Nelson city are to be relaxed.
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