The sight of the tide creeping up on their bags set a dramatic rescue in motion.
I've been throwing things away this summer.
An Auckland man was rescued from the Marlborough Sounds on Sunday.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter's new winch is ready for summer.
Two teenagers had to be rescued by police in Nelson after a skinny dipping adventure went wrong.
Man flown to hospital after crashing his car into a ditch on State Highway 6 near Murchison.
A teenage motocross rider sustained serious injuries after falling heavily from his bike near Wakefield.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter Trust is cruising in style after a generous gift from the local Freemasons.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter's application for lottery funding had been denied.
After her brother survived a crash but died from a heart attack, Andy Wallace wants to give something back to the service that saved him.
After being rescued twice, fisherman Stu Reardon knows first hand the value of a rescue helicopter with a winch.
A fishing trip took a dramatic turn when a leak and a broken leg resulted in a mayday call.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter urgently needs funds to replace its life-saving winch.
It might be small, but this little Mustang is sure to impress even the most discerning aviation fan.
Helicopter sent to rescue two overdue hunters comes down near a West Coast glacier.
A Nelson College student on a school tramping trip was airlifted to hospital after dislocating his knee.
Irish music lovers can soak up quality Irish music at the annual Ceol Aneas music festival in Nelson at Queen's Birthday weekend.
The owner of a Nelson shop set to close this week says is amazed at support for her Nepal earthquake relief efforts.
A car crash, motocross mishap and packhouse accident made for a busy Saturday for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter.
Brian Jacobsen says if it wasn't for the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter, he would be dead.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has rescued a man who sustained a leg injury on a building site in Golden Bay on Friday evening.
Ten-year-old boy airlifted to hospital after suffering head and facial injuries on Sunday.
A daily service between Wairau and Nelson will reduce the number of helicopter transfers.
The height of summer is always a busy time for the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter team and this season is proving no different.
A tramper and a mountain biker have been rescued by helicopter, in a busy month for emergency services.
Rescue helicopter staff and emergency services responded to a raft of weekend call-outs.
The Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter had a busy day on January 1, with three callouts that came almost back-to-back.
The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter has started its busy summer season, rescuing people in medical emergencies.
Two separate outdoor incidents yesterday saw the Nelson Marlborough rescue helicopter called out to take patients to Nelson Hospital.
A $20,000 piece of technology has been gifted to the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter to help improve search and communication capabilities.