A jury has found Nelson's Kirkland Day not guilty of murder after the fatal stabbing of a man last year.
A 49-year-old Christchurch man is in critical condition after his ute crashed in Marlborough.
Council weighs up preliminary report on the effects of free parking in Nelson.
Major hospitality chain puts porfolio of bars on market, including four in Richmond and Motueka.
The jury in the Nelson murder trial of Kirk Day resumed its deliberations this morning.
A Ngatimoti woman, convicted of defrauding ACC of $213,000, has had her home detention suspended until her appeal is heard.
On the savage slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, Nelson couple Peter Coeland and Susan Baillie were Neelu Memon's eyes.
At least eight little blue penguins were killed by dogs at Little Kaiteriteri over the weekend.
NelsonCharlotte Squire visits a special place in Golden Bay - Bencarri Farm - which is now under new owners.
A man accused of throwing a glass object at a Richmond bar which caused a serious eye injury has been remanded on bail.
St John Ambulance staff and volunteers in Nelson have now rolled out their bottle green uniforms.
The heat will be on two amateur chefs from Nelson College in a national culinary challenge, but neither is fazed by the pressure-cooker atmosphere.
Gun threats, vandalism at Nelson offices
A man who threatened to return with a gun to the Stoke Work and Income office has been arrested.
A new $14,000 drinking fountain has been installed on Trafalgar St this week.
Family posts notice for missing tourist
Family notice posted for 20th birthday of German tourist presumed dead after going missing in NZ six months ago.
Nelson AOS team swoops on Koromiko house
Man arrested after gun threat made to the Blenheim office of Work and Income.
Nelson ratepayers will contribute $5000 towards a campaign to secure a Rita Angus painting.
A Mapua family's quick action when a kayak expedition went wrong may have saved their lives.
Two explanations for a "horrendous and tragic" death were put to a jury in a Nelson murder trial.
Thirty pupils from a Nelson school narrowly avoided walking through a pile of dirty needles.
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Two Nelson men who rescued a family from a sinking car have been awarded bravery medals.
A young woman who died after a car crash near the Owen River last month was a "lovely girl" who wanted to help others, a family member says.
Red poppies are blooming at Nelson Provincial Museum as local families come forward to mark their family members' names with a flower.
Campaign group Clean Energy Action will host a livestreaming in Nelson of the Great Climate Voter Debate tomorrow.
Two Nelson students hope to be inspired at a national youth innovation conference in Auckland this weekend.
Nelson's Gigatown campaign is offering two holiday prizes as part of its push for the final.
New system linking all district health boards in the South Island will save $40 million over 15 years.
Meteor lights up Cable Bay proposal
Seconds after Cody Roach's now-fiancée said, “I do,” a meteor-like object flared across the night sky.
Young West Coast woman dies in hospital eight days after collision with truck near Murchison.
Some hay fever sufferers endure a quality of life equivalent to heart disease, Richmond GP says.
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Nelson Returned and Services Association members are keen to stay with the cash-strapped Suburban Club if a deal can be worked out, association president Barry Pont said today.
Nick Smith says he would not judge Judith Collins ahead of the results of an inquiry, and that Labour politicians are equally linked to bloggers.
Suter Art Gallery launches appeal to buy a rare painting it says that "Nelson must have".
Nelson mother Rosie James was one of the contestants for the Body Building Show at the Theatre Royal on Saturday.
Nelson scored the lowest happiness rating in the country in a recent survey - and the region's 'old folk' are copping the blame.
Tasman Mayor Kempthorne has praised a new Abel Tasman Museum which has been opened in Lutjegast in the Netherlands.
Nelson's new deputy head of fire fighting is big on building bridges between all emergency services.
It won't be the fake wounds or New Zealand scenery that a group of St John cadets from Malaysia will remember most, but the Pineapple Lumps and lamingtons they ate in Nelson.
A dead seal pup has been found on a beach in Golden Bay after being caught in a fishing net.
Garin College is set to capitalise on Nelson's sunshine hours, having installed the region's second-largest solar module system.
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Fashion show raises thousands for school
Around 245 people attended the annual Spring Fling fashion show on Saturday night, which is expected to clear $10,000 for Nelson College for Girls.
A Nelson taxi driver's decision to reverse out of a driveway almost ended in disaster yesterday.
Pelorous Sound wildlife sanctuary owners gain hundreds of signatures against planned 1080 drop.
Nelson College is set to make the biggest changes to its boarding facilities since 1939.
"Big gaps" in a murder accused's memory were questioned by the Crown in the fifth day of a trial in the High Court at Nelson.
Community fundraising has helped the Golden Bay IFHC achieve a healthy financial position.
The Returned and Services Association is likely to walk away from the Nelson Suburban Club.
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