Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, poo report proves otherwise.
Nelson mountainbiking trails will get international exposure following the city winning the right to host a major race.
Devil-may-care radio station with "no DJs, no requests and no commercials" plans mainstream venture.
Kiwi company strikes gold with its own modern-day philosopher's stone, turning sawdust into valuable graphite.
Mayor quashes rumours he will be one-and-done with the mayoral chain.
Dame Jenny Shipley rejects "act of war" claim, saying 250th commemorations about "our shared society".
From dirt pile to bike course in a week, community spirit makes it happen in Rai Valley.
February 6, 1840; a date marked in every NZ diary. But June 17, four months later, seldom gets a look in.
State Highway 1 south of Kaikōura has reopened following a truck crash.
Blood, sweat, and tears, or is that tears? As in torn muscles.
GRAPHIC: At least nine threatened red-billed gulls have been shot, stomped, run over or left for dead.
Several Marlborough vineyards under threat from flooding caused by an exclusive subdivision.
The town has an underpass to get to the public loos. NZTA's not sure that's enough.
A bilingual calendar celebrating the Māori New Year has painted the top of the south in the most beautiful light, says a man who knows what he's talking about.
People scoffed at the wine industry when it started out. Salmon can "easily exceed" that, then it's coming for dairy.
Look what they've done for Hanmer and Tekapo. Imagine something similar overlooking the Marlborough Sounds.
Two new players are set to enter Heartbreak Island. One likes naked people, the other is looking to settle down.
He got out the chainsaw and sparked the out-of-control fire they say destroyed their holiday home.
Rountable national president Julian Butterlin has great plans for the organisation which has helped enrich his life.
Man rushes from house to find neighbours keeping the flames at bay.
Found fit to stand trial, the woman will be shown crime scene photos to "assist her in recovering her memory".
As plans for a giant beaver are shot down, here's a quick guide to the "misconception" behind Blenheim's unofficial mascot.
COLUMN: You'll need the following; homemade plum pie, a kitchen table, kebabs, puppy dogs and children in pyjamas.
Most people share memes, Lucy Scorer makes them to put life in perspective.
When Ronald Diaz gets home at night he puts his headset on, fires up his microphone and becomes 'dizzybaku' for the next four hours.
Grant Kerr will be starting work with NMIT in September this year, stepping down from his role as Nelson Tasman and Marlborough Chambers of Commerce CEO.
When Blenheim was smaller, it didn't have to watch how house prices and rents affected population. Now it does.
Her eldest son doesn't understand why his little brother doesn't play with him at the park. It's because he can't.
Now he's flying drones over vineyards to spot stressed-out grapes. And it's paying off.
Judge would put 23-year-old with "bad attitude" in prison if he could, "no question".