A man found with one of the largest ever "street stop" drug seizures by a routine traffic patrol has pleaded not guilty in the Nelson District Court.
An artist has found a new element for her work after moving her mountain studio to a busy cafe.
A packed public meeting has called for Golden Bay's voice to be heard in Nelson as changes are made to the new integrated family health centre.
Motueka's economy is "drifting" and needs a strategy and innovation, say local leaders.
The vision of a new Motueka library anchoring a community hub at Deck's Reserve has been given a cautious boost by Tasman mayor.
The Abel Tasman Coastal Classic has been named one of the 50 best races in the world by an influential British running magazine.
Golden Bay's extremely short international film competition All Shorts is gearing up for another year.
Tasman mayor says the council is having to make difficult calls about where money was spent.
Seafood industry warns government that Golden Bay company's mining plans could threaten New Zealand's nuclear-free reputation.
Trans-Tasman kayaker Scott Donaldson is searching for his missing vessel at Farewell Spit.
Golden Bay-based company "delighted" by submissions backing its marine consent application to suction-mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise.
News giant CNN confirms what we've all known for years - Kaiteriteri is one of the world's best beaches.
Fire that gutted a family home in Motueka on Friday was likely caused by a solid fuel fire.
The Golden Bay-Motueka team won indoor bowls' South Island North Western zone mixed fours finals at Blenheim's Simcox Stadium on Saturday.
Hola amigos. Is it just me, or is Motropolis feeling mighty multicultural these days?
Science behind the region's largest ever 1080 blitz is being questioned by opponents.
A trip to the tip will see Collingwood residents have to travel to Takaka from next July.
The TDC has signed off its annual plan and confirmed the total average rate rise for residents.
Home owners irate after national park project caused silt and mud to run onto their land.
Three very rainy weeks and I didn't have a drop to drink. A Motueka winter is full of contradictions like that.
The temporary Takaka council service centre won't be improved anytime soon, but progress is being made to determine the best way forward.
Residents accuse council tree-fellers on removal programme of gathering firewood for personal use.
A dash of steampunk, a hint of Gotham City and a dose of harsh reality are the ingredients of an original play by Golden Bay students.
Changes at the Golden Bay integrated family health centre are going ahead, with the role of service director being disestablished.
Authorities advise residents to 'learn to co-exist' with flock of kea wreaking havoc in Kaiteriteri.
Reporter Kate Davidson shares her experience of a Motueka learn-as-you-fly scheme that puts the dream within grasp.
CHARLOTTE SQUIRE - The Nelson Mail
Two Golden Bay teenagers are on a mission to protect bus users of Onekaka and Pohara from the elements.
Fine weather makes for mild midwinter swim
As the shortest day of the year approaches, it is time to dig out the bathing suits for the annual Kaiteriteri Midwinter Swim.
Supporters of the proposed Golden Bay recreation centre are celebrating that the facility can now go ahead, but they face a $800,000 task.
How has Tracey Walker navigated the Joan Whiting Rest Home's transformation into a luxury resort? Naomi Arnold reports.
The Golden Bay weedbuster programme, Project De-Vine, has just received the first instalment of $179,998 in funding to start the Pohara phase of its work.
A microlight was forced into a dramatic crash langing in an orchard in Motueka yesterday afternoon.
The great-granddaughter of the man who built the Langford Store is asking the public to help preserve it.
An exhibition of 70-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in northwest Golden Bay starts a two-year tour of New Zealand museums next month.
Behind the adobe style wall on the corner of High and Courtney streets lies one of Motueka's favourite destinations, Up the Garden Path Cafe and Gallery.
A historic rock cairn bearing the names of early Hope Valley settlers has been successfully relocated on Crown land near the former Glenhope Railway Station.
A woman who made cannabis cookies for pain relief has been discharged without conviction.
OPINION: There's always a price to pay for living in the more remote areas of the country. There are also many gains, of course.
Motueka-based Talley's Group has teamed with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) in a plan to save 5 per cent of its energy use by 2016.
A house bus in Motueka went up in flames yesterday, along with the owners' possessions.
A Takaka woman seriously injured in a quad bike accident has been flown to Christchurch.
The Nelson Mail
Chatham Rock Phosphate, the small Golden Bay-based company with big seabed mining ideas, has submitted its formal marine consent application to vacuum up phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise.
A German tourist last seen almost two months ago has contacted afriend in Golden Bay
Locally-made short film Labyrinth Rocks will screen at The Village Theatre in Takaka this Saturday night.
The heart of Motueka is to become more welcoming and the public is being invited to give its input into how to make that happen.
A Golden Bay environmental educator has been touring New Zealand with a team of volunteers, capturing 200 short films about local food resilience.
House sales have plummeted in Nelson and Richmond, according to latest figures.
The Motueka High School girls are back out in the middle and hoping to backup a breakthrough year.
Campground revamp follows storm repairs
A crumpled pile of iron is all that is left of the former administration building at the Kaiteriteri Motor Camp, after it was demolished this week.
A Golden Bay artist whose property was hit by floods is now picking up the pieces from a fire that destroyed his studio.