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A global pandemic and the virtual destruction of a rare bird colony has not deterred a group creating an ecosanctuary on the northernmost tip of the South Island.
New Zealand-grown papaya is being studied to find out if an extract from its leaves could be an effective treatment for dengue fever.
The mayor of Thames Coromandel says the parents of under-age drinkers should help to pay for the damage caused by last night's riot in Whangamatā.
A citizens campaign group wants New Zealand to support a call to exempt Covid-19 vaccines from intellectual property rights, putting people before corporate profit.
An economic strategist who has strived for greater transparency, Snively says being appointed honorary Dame Companion is a solid endorsement of her often abstract work. Audio
Farmers and growers are counting the cost - thought to be in the tens of millions of dollars - of the Boxing Day hailstorm in Tasman. Audio
The sound of tills ringing throughout the land have all but drowned out jingle bells in stores this year.
The mystery of why native Westland petrel fledglings keep crash-landing on the West Coast continues, after new LED street lights through Punakaiki were switched off to try to help them during their…
Lesly Jayoma had been declined an extension of her student visa early this year after she was diagnosed with a modest special education need requiring support for about four hours per week.
Nelson is to revive a plan that incorporates its marina into the city's strategic development.
The effectiveness of the tail rotor on the helicopter that crashed in Kekerengu this week will form a standard part of the investigation, the Transport Accident Investigation Commission said.
More than 80 percent of people surveyed on their summer holiday plans are aiming to travel around New Zealand this season.
The head of the country's Federation of Multicultural Councils said having a Ministry of Ethnic Affairs in place before now might have helped avert last year's mosque shootings.
Sun, sea and soil: these are the key ingredients for growing New Zealand's largest-ever medical cannabis crop.
The owners of a retail business in Geraldine say they and others in small rural areas might struggle to provide customers with change in future.
Reefton residents are horrified at the prospect of losing the only bank in town.
Only three of five foreign journalists who have so far applied to come to New Zealand for the 36th America's Cup have been approved entry.
Nelson city's climate champion Chris Cameron says planning for long-term sea-level rise of two metres might not be enough.
Peter Bramley's expenses also included a $9.20 coffee with the mayor of Tasman just hours before alert level 3 began earlier this year.
The council today released information that showed how coastal flooding could change under a warming climate, including a worst-case scenario of sea level rise up to two metres.
The latest quarterly data from Statistics New Zealand showed the ratio of births to the number of women of child-bearing age was well below what's needed to keep the population growing.
A British sailing family who pleaded to come to New Zealand after the death of their son have been allowed in.
A Dunedin artist is puzzled and indignant at how one of his paintings ended up at auction in London, supposedly signed by the late Colin McCahon.
Nelson is no longer the largest centre in the top of the South Island - the Tasman District is now bigger, with more people and more growth.
Conservation group Greenpeace has hailed a guilty verdict against a Nelson-based fishing company for its illegal bottom trawling in a marine reserve.