Hira students' doco wins national award
JAMES GREENLAND - © Fairfax NZ NewsA documentary about Hira School's beloved local stream has won six students and their teacher a national film-making award.
A "strong" earthquake of magnitude 4.7 quake has hit the upper South this afternoon.
Nelson Marlborough DHB wants parents to be sure their babies are sleeping in a safe place.
A proposed deal on securing the Baigent Reserve for public use to build boatsheds is to go to ratepayers.
The Victory Lakers mini-ball basketball team topped off their victorious season with a one-hour training session with former Tall Black and Nelson Giants player Phill Jones.
The Korean Caravan Film Festival is visiting Nelson for the first time next Friday.
Council plans to slash support to region's tourism promotion organisation by more than half.
The issue of horse poo is causing a stink in Golden Bay.
Young entrepreneurs set up furniture business
Nelson College Preparatory School students have set up a business, Prepal, selling household furniture made from recycled wooden pallets.
Port Tarakohe users face paying higher fees as the TDC works to get it back on its financial feet.
Local goodies at heart of motel's relaunch
Motel owner Bonita Wilkinson's decision to stock only local food in its minibars is part of her strong belief that Nelson businesses need to work together.
Thousands of workers have been sacked after a three month trial with many let go because they "didn't fit in".
The Tasman District Council is negotiating to buy Mapua Wharf's Golden Bear building.
Nelson Marlborough Public Health Services plans to complete a draft report into a botched 1080 poison drop next month.
Nelson MP Nick Smith has again hit back at claims by Maryan Street that political reasons motivated him to turn down two men she nominated to become JPs.
A trans-Tasman potato war is on, being fought on battlefronts in Nelson and Townsville.
Upper Moutere sculptor Michael MacMillan has given one of his pieces to the Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital in honour of photographer Gregory Crow, who died there one year ago.
Waimea firefighters want Chinese lanterns banned because of their fire risk.
Instances of alcohol-related violence in Nelson have more than doubled in 10 years.
Nelson teen inspires Riverside project
Nelson is set to receive two "Christmas presents" in the form of new murals along the city's Maitai River Walkway.
Collingwood residents can no longer see a doctor in their community, with health providers saying the visits aren't economically viable.
Mystery surrounds the sudden closure of a Nelson catering company.
Paul Henry shared controversial views on immigration and claimed he is spreading the "voice of God" on his visit to Nelson.
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Motueka is gearing up for the biggest weekend of the year, with the Starlight Parade on Friday and the A&P Show on Sunday.
Initial works around Richmond's new $8m water treatment plant will see a rolling programme of connections and installations happening on Queen St.
Complaints are mounting about too much horse poo on beaches and streets in Golden Bay.
The number of families in need attending a free community dinner in Nelson has swelled as word about it spreads.
Performers put faith in crowdfunding site
The actors behind the popular summer theatre at Fairfield House want to raise $10,000 to stage this summer's show The Three Musketeers.
A 15 year-old boy fwas airlifted to hospital last night after falling off a motocross bike.
A group of young Nelsonians from the fashion and creative industries are collaborating to put on a fashion show.
Brad Barry and his family moved to Tasman district because it's his wife Julie's happy place.
Quality of life is the reason Scots couple Caroline and Allan Smith now live in Nelson.
Waimea College has been building neighbourly relations and encouraging leadership in its year 10 students.
Nayland College's Max Riley has been honoured by his peers for helping people to understand and engage with mathematics.
Maryan Street launches new attack on Nick Smith after he rejected her JP nominations. | Smith denies bias
Waimea Village residents are finally in charge of their own destiny.
Census results show Nelson is becoming a multicultural melting pot while while Tasman has the highest percentage of homeowners in the country.
Small craft users are putting their lives at risk around Port Nelson, says Harbourmaster Dave Duncan.
Traffic was stalled at the new traffic lights on Waimea Rd on Wednesday morning after a string of crashes.
After winning the South Island title last week, Jester House went one better yesterday as it was been named best cafe in New Zealand.
Two women were airlifted to hospital last night after their van lost control on a Totaranui back road and rolled over.
Telecom should drop Yahoo email service after hackers again gained access, users group says.
Mayor on hand to help with moustache removal
Men all over the country are bidding farewell to their moustaches this week as Movember comes to a close, but Tony Bowater had a special assistant on hand when his mo had to go.
Nine members of the same family who needed the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter have raised more than $5500 to thank the crew for saving their lives.
Singer Freya Pinkerton has won the national Rockshop Bandquest's best female vocalist award.
Hospice fundraiser marks end of Movember
Nelson men have liberated their upper lips just in time for summer.
Victory Primary pupils were so touched by a piano concert that a trust has given them a piano of their own.
Nick Smith and Damien O'Connor did well but Maryan Street fared poorly in the Trans Tasman Roll Call.
The revamped Mapua Hall is set to host big name acts this summer after a $1m upgrade.