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Tasman
02:35
Evacuations are underway as five helicopters and dozens of firefighters battle the blaze.
Second person charged over Tasman highway fire
Joshua Harley
Family appeal for sightings of man travelling South Island with his children
Firefighters battle major blaze at building in Motueka
06:24
Loads of Takaka parents say no and it turns out it’s not straightforward.
Fair Go: Should the school bus route dictate the school your kids can go to?
Pair accused of Nelson arson deny charges
The seven injured have a range of injuries, police say, with some seriously hurt.
Motorcyclist dies following collision with tree near Nelson
01:45
Relieved conservationists are celebrating after years of restoration work were left unharmed.
Centuries-old native forest miraculously survives Tasman inferno
02:01
'We're taking this seriously' - Rising seas endanger popular Kiwi coastal walks
01:34
The remaining cordons in the valley areas have now been lifted, and affected families can breathe a sigh of relief.
Up to $1 million in lottery grants money allocated to Tasman fire relief fund
Serious crash on Gorge Road, Queenstown. Vehicle stuck between building and bank.
Driver suffers serious injuries after vehicle slips off bank in Queenstown
01:43
Residents are being asked to keep saving water and prepare for tougher restrictions.
Brief period of rain not enough to break drought in Nelson Tasman region
02:19
The man’s also accused of starting a blaze the forced homes to be evacuated in Moutere last week.
Man and woman charged with arson over fire near Nelson yesterday keep identities secret
00:34
Without rain, last resort measures including the ban of all water use except for essential human and animal needs could be enforced.
Tasman residents should prepare for 'last resort' measures if drought continues
01:37
Police investigate Upper Moutere fire, March 6, 2019.
Two people charged with arson over fire in bone-dry Tasman region
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North Canterbury woman makes history with Young Farmer of the Year contest
00:20
Helicopters are currently fighting the blaze at Koromiko, near the PIcton airfield.
Fire which ripped through forestry block south of Picton now under control
05:21
Around 1200 residents from Wakefield, about 30 minutes from Nelson, have left their homes.
State of Emergency lifted for Pigeon Valley three weeks after Tasman fire started
00:54
They have been warned, however, there are still areas of danger in the Tasman region.
Remaining residents displaced by Tasman fire given green light to return home permanently
09:10
Tasman Mayor Richard Kempthorne made the announcement today.
Tasman fire State of Emergency to remain in place for another week
01:36
Some growers are being asked to cut water use by 65 per cent.
Strictest water restrictions in 18 years come into force in parts of Tasman - 'We can't waste a drop'
Fire crews battling blaze at Motueka cool store
00:43
He suffered moderate injuries.
Pilot injured after helicopter crashes while fighting Tasman's Pigeon Valley fire
02:40
The attempt to extinguish the fire is now approaching day 10.
High winds cancel access to Tasman valleys due to risk of 'significant flare ups'
05:10
Jacinda Ardern made the announcement today.
Government pledges $150k extra funding for residents affected by Tasman fire
02:40
The attempt to extinguish the fire is now approaching day 10.
Evacuated residents in the southern end of Pigeon Valley to return to their homes
21:25
The massive blaze is now 2400 hectares after breaking a containment line overnight.
'Telling us it's still the boss' - Tasman fire breaks containment line near Eves Valley
03:51
Drivers from Milk & More have made the most of their empty trucks and helped spread some classic Kiwi kindness.
Community-minded Tasman milkmen use refrigerated trucks to distribute donated goods
20:27
That’s the latest news for this morning Civil Defence update from the Tasman fire.
Chance of more residents affected by the Tasman fire returning home today
02:00
Kirsty Lalick, who owns Wild Oats pony farm, was stunned by all the help she received moving her 22 horses.
Pony farm owner thankful for flood of strangers who helped move animals during Tasman fire
03:46
Second Lieutenant Cameron Sullivan told John Campbell they’re catering for around 700 people each meal.
The logistics behind feeding an army of firefighters battling the Tasman blaze
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