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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man injured after car rolls off highway near Nelson

Senior Sergeant Clare Robertson says police do not believe there was anyone else in the car.

Teenager Jade Steer is missing from the Tasman suburb of Richmond.

Concern for safety of 15-year-old girl missing from Richmond

Jade Steer has been missing since this afternoon.

Around 700 ambulance workers are protesting today over pay and conditions.

Person found on road in Tasman, while car was partially submerged in nearby swamp

The person seemed "potentially unwell or injured", and has since been taken away by ambulance staff.

Missing Takaka man Hemi Dick

Nelson police concerned over missing freedom camper's safety

Hemi Dick was last spotted Wednesday afternoon in waist-deep water.

Dog attacks woman delivering pamphlets

Animal Control is currently investigating.

Over 40 firefighters battled the inferno into the night.

Raw video reveals the battle fire crews faced in battling factory inferno

More than 40 firefighters battled the blaze in Motueka into the night.

Students help transfer four kaka to new Abel Tasman site

The native birds will be kept in the Wainui Hut aviary before their planned release.

Air New Zealand embarks on Abel Tasman biodiversity project

The project aims to reduce pests while boosting native species in one of the NZ's prime tourist hot spots.

The tourism industry is calling on DOC to consider charging tourists more than kiwis for the use of its facilities.

'It's clear DOC needs more funding' - proposal to tax tourists after Awaroa purchase

Awaroa Inlet will soon be part of Abel Tasman National Park and cared for by DOC.

Famous Kiwi tradie pulls off his best travel vid yet - an epic South Island adventure!

Logan Dodds has been cruising some of the South Island's most scenic spots.

Person unaccounted for after Kaikoura house fire

The house is so badly damaged that it's going to take a while to confirm anything.

Tramper injured after splitting from his group on Tasman bush hike

A 30-year-old decided to walk a different route to his two companions on a trip into Kahurangi National Park.

Motueka's Heather Lindsay wins the 'fun grandma' award this Christmas with the hay-lined creation.

Go granny, go! Motueka woman creates 60-metre slide for grandkids

The children of Motueka have a new hang-out spot this summer holiday.

This new smartphone app gives Abel Tasman trampers weather and wildlife info.

Great scenic New Zealand walk is going high tech

This new smartphone app gives Abel Tasman trampers weather and wildlife info.

Mr Easton said the damage to his farms will cost him hundreds and thousands of dollars.

Huge hail, thunderstorms set to cost South Island growers millions

Hail the size of two dollar coins - in some cases larger - slammed into the area yesterday.

Man who bled out in car park on New Year's day intoxicated by drugs and alcohol - coroner

Richard Woolmore died of massive blood loss when two arteries in his leg were severed.

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