Education Minister Hekia Parata put Nelson's Salisbury School through a year of needless strife and anxiety, opposition parties say.
A dog has been shot after a dispute between neighbours in the Motueka Valley.
Recreational access to our lakes, beaches, rivers and mountains is a right New Zealanders have come to expect.
Much of New Zealand has been hit by heavy rain and winds causing power outages and is expected to last most of the day.
The body of a Nelson woman who was last seen on the main road between Nelson and Blenheim has been found in a river.
A truck driver has been flown to Nelson Hospital after his truck rolled down a bank and landed in a paddock.
The father of rescued tramper Guy Verschuur says his son's sex-offender conviction related to a misunderstanding.
Three foreign tourists found after more than a week missing built an SOS beacon outside their hut while awaiting rescue, police say.
Sunday marks the end of analogue TV for the South Island, but the latest figures show around 10 percent of households have not yet made the move.
Wild weather has eased across flood-hit areas of Nelson, giving residents a much-needed reprieve to begin cleaning up.
Nelson residents today faced the really miserable task of cleaning up after last night's flooding.
Three trampers missing in the Kahurangi National Park have been found.
A friend of the three trampers who have been missing for a week at Kahurangi National Park conducted his own search before going to police.
A search is about to begin for three trampers who have been missing for a week in Kahurangi National Park.
Parts of the country have weathered the first major storm of the year, but not without significant damage to property and businesses.
The final historical settlement for a South Island iwi is being welcomed as a way to move on from the past.
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