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A recently widowed Marlborough dairy farmer says a logging operation that has sprung up on a neighbouring property is likely to destroy her farm.
Water cuts are looming in pockets of the country drying up without significant rainfall in sight, as Northland kiwi face starvation because of parched land. Audio
Māori say it is a place from where spirits bid farewell to the earth, but it's now hoped that Cape Farewell, at the top of the South Island, will call back creatures that once lived there in…
Cruise ship companies say the industry's value to the country could be greater if the Ports of Auckland had a berth big enough to accommodate next-generation ships.
Nelson has turned a former fuel station into a temporary hub for freedom campers, and the invitation has now been extended to the homeless.
As the dust settles on Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle's decision to step back from the British royal family, kiwis who met them when they visited in 2018 say they're still welcome.
Nelson Council has agreed to stop recycling plastics such as icecream containers, yoghurt pots and takeaway containers.
An American hiker who had a brush with death in a flooded Tasman river last month has abandoned his South Island hiking plans, and is now biking and rafting instead.
A solution to 30 years of inertia over Nelson's transport network could finally be on the way in 2020.
A Christchurch fish and chip restaurant owner is seeking a locally made tomato sauce after wiping Wattie's from the menu.
A company that wants to operate a float plane operation on Lyttelton Harbour is not abandoning the idea, despite the Civil Aviation saying it would put public safety at risk.
New Zealand has been sending firefighters to Australia to help battle massive bushfires there. But should a large blaze break out here, we still have the resources to deal with it, Fire and Emergency…
The public is being asked to help find five important earthquake recording instruments - each as large as a washing machine - lost at sea. The problem is, they could be anywhere along the North…
The CAA is planning to hike industry fees by over 5 percent - and proposing a 71 percent increase in the safety levy paid by ag operators. That's being called "another tax on the farming community".
A survey of the country's motorhome rental firms and the tourists who book them has found road safety and the cost of travelling in New Zealand are top concerns.
A tourist who murdered his wife in a Nelson hotel last year acted for entirely selfish reasons and devastated family members, a judge has told the High Court in Nelson.
The head of Nelson-Tasman's emergency management group said better communication is needed around emergency cordons after a report into the Pigeon Valley wildfire response.
A preliminary safety report has found that a monsoon bucket hitting the tail rotor of a helicopter was the likely reason a pilot almost lost control of the aircraft while fighting the Tasman fires.
A metre of rain fell in eight days in the Aoraki/Mt Cook area, obliterating walking tracks. The Department of Conservation if assessing if access to popular areas can be restored.
A group representing the road transport industry blames a lack of roading investment for the degree of damage caused by storms that stranded hundreds of people after bridges were washed out and… Video
A scientist helping to map the floor of Lake Wanaka says the team involved aim to establish if the town is at risk from a localised earthquake.
Several tourists are stranded at a campground in Whataroa, including some "terrified" freedom campers who narrowly escaped a rapidly rising river.
An American hiker rescued from the banks of a flooded river in Tasman says he was seconds away from being swept to certain death.
Nelsonians express their opinions as New Zealanders prepare to decide whether or not to give the green light to legalising cannabis use next year.