Kaitlin Ruddock

Fish on ice (file picture).

Changing climate results in challenging year for seafood company Sanford

The overall mussel harvest volume declined by 15.1 per cent.

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Closure of Kiwibank branch near Nelson a 'kick in the guts' for community

The bank announced it is withdrawing services from Stoke, a suburb in Nelson, that it shares with NZ Post.

More than 600 volunteers hit the streets last month, counting 336 people living without shelter.

Nelson enforces CBD sleeping ban against vagrant

The council is using the new City Amenity Bylaw to ban sleeping in the city without permission.

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Century-old Nelson waterfront venue damaged by storm set to reopen

The Boathouse was badly damaged by ex-cyclone Fehi in February.

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It's part of research in Nelson where thousands of king salmon are being carefully monitored by scientists.

Salmon producers hope to curb environmental impact by changing how fish are fed

Thousands of king salmon are being carefully monitored by scientists in Nelson.

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Nelson’s airport is the fifth busiest in the country, with numbers rapidly increasing since the old terminal opened in 1974.

'It's the fifth busiest airport in NZ' - take a look inside Nelson’s new $30 million terminal

The new terminal is expected to cater for growth projections out to 2035.

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Jess Finnigan says waiting lists are growing for vulnerable young New Zealanders who need help.

Christchurch mum walking 300km to Beehive over child and adolescent mental health services

Jess Finnigan is making the journey to demand urgent action over growing waiting lists.

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The rates of pet ownership are falling due to increasing time commitments and falling home ownership.

New pet sharing service puts people and animals together

Since launching earlier this year, more than 300 people have signed up to the Share My Pet website.

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New evidence questioning how the Christchurch woman was thought to have died has been handed to the Chief Coroner.

'There are questions that need to be answered' – calls grow to reopen Libby McKay case

Her boyfriend told police Libby had fallen from his car. But for Libby's mother, serious questions need answering.

A Nelson fishing vessel that caught fire

Emergency services respond to Nelson boat fire

A fishing vessel docked at Dogleg Wharf caught fire early this morning.

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Ngaire Lane, 92, is getting ready to watch her granddaughter compete at the Youth Olympics.

Granddaughter following in sporting footsteps of New Zealand's oldest living Olympian

Ngaire Galloway is getting ready to watch 17-year-old Gina Galloway compete at the Youth Olympics.

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They’ve been seen swimming up a town culvert near Nelson to see if conservation efforts are working

Fluorescent whitebait unleashed near Nelson in native fish conservation effort

Nearly 75 per cent of NZ freshwater fish species are in decline.

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The city's main street was packed with proud locals and thousands of visitors yesterday.

Nelson locals buzz with rugby fever as All Blacks play first ever Test at Trafalgar Park

The city's main street was packed with proud locals and thousands of visitors yesterday.

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Tasman councillors voted in favour of an offer of additional funding put forward by supporters of the scheme.

Controversial Waimea Dam project resurrected by Tasman District Council

This afternoon, that decision was overturned with a vote 9-5.

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It’s raised concerns that major decisions on big projects shouldn’t be left up to local councils.

'Broken local government system' blamed for scrapping of Tasman dam project

After 17 years, the $102 million project was ditched yesterday.

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Opponents and supporters of the Waimea Dam clashed in a protest over its future.

Fate of Tasman's polarising 53-metre high Waimea Dam to be decided today

Council meeting to choose sides on issue that has divided a community.

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The dramatic drop in numbers has sparked an urgent tagging programme.

What is happening to these rare Marlborough Sounds seabirds?

A recent survey recorded a drop of 200 birds. But now scientists are a step closer to understanding the king shag.

Ripe apricots on a tree branch

High Court orders MPI to reconsider ruling on destruction of 47,000 fruit trees

AgFirst claims orchardists have suffered up to $1.5b in losses as a result of MPI's actions.

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That’s because of toxic algae blooms which are being described as “unusual” for this time of year.

Warnings against collecting shellfish extended for parts of the country following spread of toxic algae

The blooms are being described as 'unusual' for this time of the year, with commercial fisheries having to cut their harvest short.

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Around 30 Gateway Trust employees took strike action for one hour today.

Nelson mental health workers walk off job over 'years' of employment contract issues

Around 30 Gateway Trust employees went on strike one hour today.

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It's been nine days since 35-year-old Jason Campbell was last seen. His silver Nissan van was found last Tuesday on Takaka Hill.

Search for missing Motueka man being reviewed after 11 days without a sign

Search and Rescue personnel have been looking for 35-year-old Jason Campbell since August 7.

Jason Campbell

Police hopeful better weather will aid hunt for Motueka man missing for nine days

Around 20 people continue to search for Jason Campbell on Takaka Hill.

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Opponents and supporters of the Waimea Dam clashed in a protest over its future.

Dam near Nelson could be dead in the water after $20m shortfall revealed

Opponents and supporters of the controversial Waimea Dam clashed in a protest over its future.

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If you think you've got what it takes to strut your stuff at the world's most famous cabaret now's your chance.

Choreographers from the Moulin Rouge holding NZ auditions for the first time - 'It will change their life'

If you think you've got what it takes to strut your stuff at the world's most famous cabaret now's your chance.

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