Nelson

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Footage shows the full ferocity of the fire which burned through a one-storey home in  Stoke overnight.

Body found after fire rips through Nelson home

Identifying the body could take days to complete, police say.

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Footage shows the full ferocity of the fire which burned through a one-storey home in  Stoke overnight.

One person still missing after fire engulfs house in Nelson

It took six fire crews to contain the blaze which raged for almost three hours this morning.

Hammer-wielding men threaten Nelson bakery worker and steal cash

Two tills containing an unknown amount of cash were taken.

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Senior Nelson College students disciplined over 'serious acts of bullying' in boarding hostel

It's understood the fights may have stemmed from judo lessons taken by some pupils.

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House bus fire near Motueka leaves one woman injured

It's understood the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

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Health service review prompted by murder of autistic daughter to begin

Donella Knox suffocated her daughter Ruby at their Blenheim home last year after years of fighting for more medical assistance.

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The car is lifted from the water upside down, while police are confident it is that of the teen who went missing seven years ago.

Human remains found in submerged Nelson car belong to Leo Lipp-Neighbours, missing since 2010

Mr Lipp-Neighbours was 19-years-old when he disappeared along with his vehicle on the morning of 24 January 2010.

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Mike Thorpe heads to Nelson to find the secret behind the success.

The sexy secret behind hatchery-reared mussels which could add $200 million to our economy

Scientists developed a trick for the more modest mussels in a Nelson hatchery.

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Two French tourists attacked in Nelson carpark, one loses consciousness

A local man was also punched in the face and two men have been charged.

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Salisbury School has been a residential girls school for over 100 years, with a steadily declining role.

Nelson school for high-needs girls prepares to fight closure in court

Salisbury School's role has steadily declined and the Government says it's not viable anymore.

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The city is fed up with visitors parking up and sleeping the city's public parking.

Nelson gets tough on freedom campers clogging up the city centre

The city is fed up with visitors parking up and sleeping in the city's public parking.

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake strikes in Nelson region

People as far away as Christchurch and Auckland reported feeling the quake just before 7pm.

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Christoph and Anna have created a student flat like no other, less than 20 square metres of big ideas.

Young Nelson couple sick of grotty flat creates epic tiny house

Christoph and Anna have created a student flat like no other, less than 20 square metres of big ideas.

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Woman escapes being dragged into car in Nelson

The 27-year-old woman told police she was walking home last night when she was asked by a man if she wanted a lift.

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Tasman assistant area commander Simon Mitchell said getting the injured people out of the twisted metal was a very difficult operation.

US man charged over double-fatal Nelson crash

Four other people were seriously injured in the smash on Monday.

Canadian caver recovering after falling in country's deepest cave

It took rescuers nine hours to pull her from the cave.

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Tasman assistant area commander Simon Mitchell said getting the injured people out of the twisted metal was a very difficult operation.

Footage shows mangled wrecks of 4WDs, truck, driver error possible cause of deadly crash

The crash involved a scaffolding truck, a 4WD and another 4WD towing a caravan.

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Two men arrested over stabbing in Nelson

A man is recovering in hospital after he required surgery after the early morning incident.

Race to help whales after another Farewell Spit stranding

DOC says all the whales seem to be in "reasonable condition".

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A pod of 17 whales refloated at Farewell Spit this morning now appear headed towards the safety of Cook Strait.

'This is good news' - no more whales stranded on Farewell Spit

DOC says the Golden Bay coastline is clear from Farewell Spit to Collingwood.

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Around 300 whales could be left to decompose in the marine environment, instead of being allowed to drift out to sea.

'It's not a nice thing to have to do' - DOC begins grim task of dealing with 300 dead whales

This stranding has left so many dead whales that the normal process won't do.

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Rotorua's Timoti Bramley performed a karakia, saying it was important to him because of the spiritual and ancestral connection he has to the whales.

Watch: Volunteer performs stirring, sombre Maori chant paying homage to whales re-floated at Golden Bay

Rotorua's Timoti Bramley said this karakia was important to him because of the spiritual connection he has to the whales.

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The Farewell Spit rescue efforts wrap up tonight as it's too dangerous for volunteers as the tide rises rapidly.

'You played a part in history' - volunteers at Farewell Spit thanked for role in saving whales

Hundreds of volunteers stood in neck-deep water, forming a human chain this morning to stop whales getting too close to shore.

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Hundreds of volunteers and DOC staff helped with the rescue effort today.

Fight continues to save dozens of whales still alive after mass Farewell Spit stranding

Hundreds of volunteers and DOC staff helped with the rescue effort.

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Hundreds of volunteers are still working frantically to save the whales the mass stranding.

'Wait and see' as epic rescue effort to save stranded pilot whales continues at Farewell Spit

Hundreds of volunteers are still working frantically to save the whales.

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Kelsey from Collingwood Area School has been at the spit all day for her first whale rescue.

Concerns as rescued Farewell Spit whales mill around low tide mark, unwilling to swim out

About 50 whales have been refloated today, but many seem unwilling to leave the rest of their imperilled social group.

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The fight is on to save 50 remaining whales after they became stranded in Golden Bay.

'It's quite a natural occurrence' - whale expert not surprised by mass stranding of pilot whales

The stranding of 400 whales in Farewell Spit is the third largest on NZ shores.

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Hundreds of whales were stranded on Farewell Spit, many have died but there is hope left for some.

'Echo will survive' - young girl fighting to save stranded whale at Golden Bay

The girl and her mother travelled from Nelson to help re-float the whales.

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