There have been delays at Auckland Airport

Nelson benefits from tourism boom, airport says best may be to come

Air New Zealand had a record month in Nelson in December, achieving 5 per cent growth from the previous year.

A severe thunderstorm hit Dunedin bringing a torrent hail and rain ā€“ right in the middle of summer.

From fine spells to severe rain - Weekend weather a mixed bag for New Zealand

A severe weather warning has been issued for Nelson and central and southern parts of the North Island.

Yacht (file picture).

Unprepared Nelson yachtie spends two hours in water after boat capsizes

Police are reminding boaties to take care after the man's foolhardy journey.

Body of swimmer discovered in Nelson river

Police believe the person had been swimming in the waterhole before the incident.

Auckland, New Zealand - January 11, 2014: New Homes on January 11, 2014. House prices are booming around New Zealand - with the average price of an Auckland city home rocketing to $735,692.

House prices at an all-time high, listings at a record low

Statistics suggest most regions' number of house listings for December have dropped compared to 2016.

Search for diver missing in Marlborough Sounds continues

A 25-year-old man, was reported missing yesterday.

They should be left to the experts, authorities say, amid concerns about the fire risk.

Revellers urged not see in the new year with fireworks in dry South Island

Bonfires can easily get out of control, especially when it's windy and those responsible are drinking alcohol.

Holiday-makers in Marlborough told to remain alert after mumps case identified

People who stayed in Havelock or Collingwood could have been exposed.

Police in Nelson want to interview this man.

Police search for man in Nelson in relation to recent burglaries

The man looks to have a tattoo on his right arm.


Iwi and Dutch celebrate 375 years since Maori and Europeans met at the top of the South Island

Abel Tasman's crew met Maori in a fiery exchange in Golden Bay in 1642.

1 News got a sneak preview into the exhibition before its public opening on Friday.

Video: First close up look at World of Wearable Arts 2017 exhibition

1 NEWS got a sneak preview into the exhibition before its public opening on Friday.

Nelson car park robbery, assault leaves two in hospital

A group of people were assaulted and had their property stolen from them.

Melanoma mole on woman removed thanks to sharp-eyed Nelson hairdresser

It is not the first time Zinc salon owner Andrea Ranieri has spotted dangerous-looking moles.

It blocked access to approximately 30 properties and drew crowds of spectators throughout the day.

Catamaran lifted by crane back into water after Nelson storm thrust yacht onto rocks

It blocked access to about 30 properties and drew crowds of spectators throughout.

Craig Fraser was cleaning up after Martin Holmes' catamaran was blown on to the shore on Martin Street.

Video: 'A yacht at the end of the driveway!' Catamaran washes up on Nelson road during storm surges

The damage to the catamaran was not severe, with only a few scratches on the hull and a broken tiller.

The Nelson campaigner, who fought for her late son to have access to cannabis products before he died, appeared in court today.

Medical cannabis advocate Rose Renton in Nelson court on drug charges

Rose Renton faces three charges of possessing and supplying a Class B drug.

The 1866 killing of five men near Nelson continues to fascinate locals.

Watch: A true 'whodunnit story' murder mystery right here in NZ brought to the stage

The 1866 killing of five men near Nelson continues to fascinate locals.

Emirates Team NZ member Joseph Sullivan has been given a grand homecoming to Picton, following his America's Cup victory.

Watch: Small town Picton basks in local hero Joseph Sullivan America's Cup glory

Emirates Team NZ member Joseph Sullivan has been given a grand homecoming to Picton.

Police car night generic

One missing from stolen car in river

A person is unaccounted for after a stolen car was driven into a river in Nelson.

The Coolsips brand of mineral water is found in many tuck shops around the country.

Parents perplexed to find Kiwi kids are drinking foreign water at school

A Nelson company has been selling water in schools for 15 years with some parents and schools not realising it was imported.

Six of the endangered native parrots have been killed by motorists in the past few months.

Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea dead

Robert Derek Aberson was sentenced to 200 hours community service in the Nelson District Court.

Dr Smith has fired back on an internal Green Party poll which claims his 21-year reign in Nelson is in danger.

Greens in last minute bid to wrestle Nelson seat from Nick Smith

The Greens say their internal polling shows they're in with a chance in the Nelson electorate.

The Labour leader was asked some personal questions while speaking to students at Nelson College for Girls.

Video: Jacinda Ardern jokes about not having a personal life to captivated Nelson College for Girls students

"I absolutely have no regrets about what Iā€™m doing right now," the Labour leader said.

Watch: The moment protesters place their hands on Nick Smith during heated Nelson market exchange

The Environment Minister met with protesters concerned with a poison drop in native bush.

Richmond's cemetery has been hit twice in the past few days, causing pain to already grieving relatives.

Nelson headstones smashed in desecration that leaves grieving relatives aghast

More than 70 headstones were broken at Richmond Cemetery, near Nelson.

Long awaited report into controversial Nelson Southern Link expected to be published next week

It follows a Green candidate's complaint to the Ombudsman over NZTA's handling of the report.

Nelson Green Party candidate Matt Lawrey

Nelson 'left in the dark' over Govt's failure to release findings into Southern Link road - Green candidate

National's Nick Smith Smith says he remains in "strong favour for the Link".

The Takahanga Marae has cooked more than 6,500 meals for those displaced by quakes in Kaikoura.

Man faces court over raid on Red Cross in Nelson as stolen van, emergency equipment recovered

The Red Cross Service Centre in Richmond was burgled in early July.

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