I suspect I may be a Nelson Mother. Technically I'm a Motueka Father.
Council is warning of possible water restrictions for the 500 households who take water from streams and wells.
The Scotland cricket team was singing along to New Zealand anthems soon after arriving in Nelson.
OPINION: It's great that Nelson is making gains as a cycle-friendly city. Supporting this basic transportation mode makes sense for many reasons.
'Very strong spiritual power'
It seems appropriate that one of NZ's greatest natural treasures is hard to find.
It has been a labour of love for Jeff and Les Stilwell, who have finished a replica of their father's American racing runabout.
Vagrant Lewis Stanton might spend a lot of time at court, but that doesn't mean he can camp outside it.
Roxy and Big Daddy are set to make it big. They are colourful characters, and tasty.
Teens jumping from the Motueka River bridge may escape falling ill from a sewage leak, despite signs warning people against swimming there.
The memories that trouble David Oakes most from his time treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone are of the children.
Police try to piece together the last minutes of former Nelson man's life before he was found on a street.
NZ's newest airline announces direct routes from regional centres to Auckland, Queenstown and Hamilton.
Nelson police are seeking the public's help to identify a man who may be able to help with an inquiry.
The Nelson City Council will spend around $60,000 in an attempt to save millions of dollars on strengthening the Trafalgar Centre.
Enough workers already
Nelson orchards have been turning away overseas workers as they are full up for the start of the pipfruit harvest.
Nelson's export apple harvest is expected to be down 10 per cent because of hail damage.
The annual Winery Tour has quickly become as Kiwi as pav, the All Blacks, and Dave Dobbyn's finely tuned heartstrings.
Passion for art and beaches are among growing links between New Zealand and Cuba, says ambassador.
Christian Ulf Erik Prehn disappeared tramping a year ago. His family is helping to fund a new search.
"What Lies Beneath" is the theme to the Cawthron Institute's Seaweek photography competition.
Another Nelson store is closing its doors after a difficult year in the retail market.
Plans for a $15 million cycleway along Rocks Rd should go ahead, Nelson Mayor Rachel Reese says.
Andrea Campbell needs stem-cell treatment for her multiple sclerosis, and it costs $170,000.
'I don't think it's contributing to the area'
Daniel Jackson first noticed at Christmas that freedom campers were getting out of control.
There's been two early morning shakes in the south and one later on in the north.
Foreign drivers have been responsible for one in every 12 fatal crashes in the South Island this decade.
A 41-year-old Nelson man is charged with murder and three Dannevirke men are accused of being accomplices.
An influential figure in the development of electric bike design had the chance to ride one of his bikes around Nelson.
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology students got a dunking in their first week.
Make the most of the Black Caps while you can - the next generation is looking thin on the ground.
Donations for young cancer sufferer Deanna Marsden haven't stopped rolling in.
Nayland College has been working with Swimming New Zealand to help some of its students achieve swim teacher qualifications.
Animal Farm has attracted 10,000 more visitors than expected in its first year.
A heart patient, discharged from Nelson Hospital after stent surgery, was left to find his own way home.
'There were apples for Africa'
A truck carrying thousands of apples rolled near Richmond, causing a major traffic jam at rush hour yesterday.
Swimmers' safety device is no threat
An innocent explanation has been found for some suspicious-looking activity in a marine reserve.
An odd-looking structure on the horizon off Port Nelson has intrigued some spectators on shore.
A new app is helping to teach kids about being sun smart.
The national Grey Power Federation is to discuss the turmoil in Nelson Grey Power.
The High Court has ruled that evidence improperly obtained during a major police undercover operation may not be used at trial.
A 10-year-old schoolboy was rescued from a rip on Totaranui Beach thanks to the quick actions of a group of beach-goers.
'I've known I wanted to do this since I was 13'
Singer Natalie Davies, 19, will start her musical theatre career in London with an extra $5000.
Scrabble wizard competes on world stage
He is only 10 years old but Lewis is the seventh best Scrabble player in the world under the age of 18.
The region's councils will be urged to allow the establishment a major regional motorsport and adventure venue in their LTP.
"Victims" were pulled from the water in Nelson Haven yesterday as police put on a search and rescue exercise.
Plans for major changes to the Maitai Walkway has stirred criticism.
Wooden fishing boat, the Kaikohe, has been refloated after a 24-hour salvage mission.
Seven taken to hospital after mini-van crashes into a bank on SH1 south of Blenheim.
The popular Aquatic Centre in Richmond is under scrutiny, with the council looking at how to contain costs.
Gypsy fair rolls into town
Gavin Mckenzie used to load bombs on to planes - now he loads pellets into rifles.
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