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.

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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 I’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.

Green Party candidate for Nelson Matt Lawrey.

Stakes increase for Nelson candidate after Green Party's shock poll plunge

Matt Lawrey is trying to take Nelson off National's Nick Smith.

The Lyttleton café won't let them even though customers want it.

Nelson cafe charges men 50 cents surcharge on coffee and tea to combat gender pay gap

Pomeroy's wants to "Pay the Sisters as much as the Misters".

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Missing Motueka two-year-old girl found in bush 3km from home

The toddler was found safe and well with her puppy and has been returned to her family.

Nelson home engulfed in flames leaving person with burns

It is not being treated as not suspicious.

Blackenbrook winery is very successful but it's resisting the traditional growth-based path to success.

Successful Nelson winery trying to keep its business small: 'Our mission is not to get too big'

Blackenbrook winery is very successful but it's resisting the traditional growth-based path to success.

One person dead after serious crash near Nelson

The 32-year-old Nelson man was trapped in his vehicle after it crashed on the Coastal Highway

Slip on State Highway 6.

Slip blocks SH6 between Nelson and Havelock

NZTA is advising drivers to take extra care.

The city's mountain bike club has used Google Street View's camera to showcase 50km of tracks.

Watch: Nelson mountain bike trails virtually documented using Google Maps Streetview

The city's mountain bike club has recorded 50km of Nelson track online.

Motueka house fire

Firefighters battling 'well involved' house blaze in Motueka

Fire crews from around the Tasman District are working to bring the fire under control.

Dog jumps on pram, bites child on the face in scary Nelson attack

Ambulance received a call from the child's mother at the scene, who had witnessed the incident.

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Man found dead in vehicle in Motueka, police appeal to the public for information

Police are appealing to the public for information in order to establish a timeline of events.

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