Tasman

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Tasman Council plans $6.5m hydroelectric power plant

A report suggests the dam will generate $700,000 in revenue per year.

One person dead after quad bike crash in the Tasman District

A second person involved in the crash was airlifted to Nelson Hospital.

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Golden Bay man warned 'wheels would fall off' his farm after slashing fertiliser use – 13 years later 'it’s going fine'

Mark Manson uses the soil nutrient management system called Kinsey-Albrecht, which targets individual nutrient levels.

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A man died in the accident on the Moutere Highway today.

One person dead following a truck crash in Tasman

The accident has closed Moutere Highway and diversions are in place.

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Thousands have petitioned Tasman District Council to guarantee there'll be no new water consents granted in the area.

Protesters fight to protect some of the world's clearest water near Nelson

More than 13,000 people to date have signed a petition to protect Te Waikorupupu Springs.

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The storm caused major slips on the Takaka Hill highway, the only road access in the area, which could take days to clear.

Cyclone Gita hit Golden Bay residents, businesses to get $100K government injection

The money will go into a relief fund managed by Tasman District Council.

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The people surrounding Te Waikoropupu are seeking a Water Conservation Order to stop mining and irrigation of the land.

Golden Bay iwi fear NZ's largest freshwater spring will be 'ruined' by bottling proposal

The people surrounding Te Waikoropupu are seeking a Water Conservation Order to stop mining.

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The region's State Highway 60 is currently only open to escorted convoys.

Golden Bay dairy farmers cut off by Cylone Gita struggling with limited milk pick-ups

The region's State Highway 60 is currently only open to escorted convoys.

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Seven Sharp's Michael Holland put Abel Tasman Lodge to the test.

Secrets behind the lodge with the best service in the country according to TripAdvisor

Seven Sharp's Michael Holland put Abel Tasman Lodge to the test.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

Alternative SH1 Picton to Christchurch highway closed after crash

The alternative route is via State Highway 69 via Inangahua and Reefton.

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Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

Desperate Takaka locals finally return home after land slips from Cyclone Gita blocked them out

Escorted convoys finally gave access to the Tasman town after large slips cut off the only way in last week.

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The storm caused major slips on the Takaka Hill highway, the only road access in the area, which could take days to clear.

Repairs continue on Takaka Hill road, with thousands still cut off after Cyclone Gita

The road is the only access point into Golden Bay and the NZTA says repairs will take some time.

'We heard a boom' - Woman describes the moment herself and children dodge slip bearing down on house in Tasman District

Brunna Lee says she thinks her and her three children made it out just in time, right before a slip came down around their house.

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The Tasman town was hit hard by severe weather over the 24 hours.

Watch: Riwaka road left strewn with debris after flooding from Cyclone Gita

Other images from Kapiti Coast's Titahi Bay show well-known boat sheds with serious damage.

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Car and properties were damaged in the flooding, with locals left with nothing to do but move their possessions to higher ground.

Raw: Riwaka residents look on in awe after floodwaters devastate the Tasman town

Homes were flooded and vehicles were caught in the murky waters in the Tasman town.

Body found in Motueka estuary identified as 50-year-old man

Tasman District Police recovered the body yesterday, and said it had been there for some time.

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A woman in the small Tasman town has founded an op-shop that donates all its proceeds to local charities.

Good Sorts: Pay-it-back Motueka op-shop raises $30k for community

Heather Hoad founded an op-shop in her Tasman town that donates its proceeds to charity.

Body found after woman fails to resurface following jump from top of waterfall in Tasman

Search and rescue have pulled a body from the water at Maruia Falls this afternoon.

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The Tasman District Council today agreed, eight votes to five, to adopt a proposal to fund the Waimea Community Dam in Lee Valley.

'Enough is enough' - controversial dam project near Nelson passes important hurdle

The public will give feedback on funding for the $82.5m Waimea Community Dam.

Police emergency scene

Two teenagers arrested after man suffers serious head injury

Police were called to an altercation between two groups of people in Motueka early yesterday morning.

Man left with head injuries after brawl in Motueka

Police were called to the altercation between two groups of people at a Z Service Station.

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.

A road closure sign in front of a Police vehicle

Pedestrian in critical condition after Blenheim crash

The accident happened at 6.20am in Springlands.

One person dead after two car crash in Tasman

One of the vehicles ended up in the ocean in the crash this morning.

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For the second time this week floodwaters have submerged roads and caused slips across the Coromandel Peninsula.

It's far from over! Rain likely to pound Wellington, Taranaki and Bay of Plenty today

Severe weather warnings are in place for Nelson, Marlborough, Kapiti Horowhenua, and Wellington.

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Traffic has gone up a whopping 130 per cent in the small South Island town since the Kaikoura quake.

Bursting at the seams post-quake Murchison gets promise from mayor to 'address their issues'

Locals say the tiny town can't cope with the 130 per cent increase in traffic since the Kaikoura quake.

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Traffic has gone up a whopping 130 per cent in the small South Island town since the Kaikoura quake.

'It just went ballistic' - Murchison struggling under weight of quake-related visitor surge

Traffic has gone up a whopping 130 per cent in the small South Island town since the Kaikoura quake.

Leslie Martin, 88, was due to arrive at a relative’s house but there has been no sign of him.

Fears for missing 82-year-old man from Nelson

Leslie Martin was due to arrive in Westport earlier today but there's been no sign of him.

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