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A new minerals lab on the West Coast could help boost value-added manufacturing, backers say.
The chairperson of Minerals West Coast says the industry is facing its worst-ever crisis due to the policies of a hostile government.
A Women's Refuge survey has found 60 percent of women have been stalked by their partner after they had broken up, but a greater number experienced the behaviour while in the relationship.
Pilot Nick Taber says there is little that compares with soaring on the back-country thermals above the mountain ranges that joined Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury.
There might be easier ways to find out how to get rid of mosquitoes than using the Official Information Act, but that is what one Tasman resident did.
The technical director of an Australasian sustainable business organisation said the changing climate would influence how homes were built in future.
The Chief Ombudsman says too many New Zealanders were in the dark over their right to access official information.
What do cruise ships do with on board rubbish? Sometimes they burn it and sometimes it goes into our landfills.
Competition was hot at Nelson's Saxton Field last night, but it wasn't cricket, netball or hockey.
A Nelson-based research institute has signed an agreement with a Japanese consortium to develop renewable energy sources from algae.
A record number of threatened native New Zealand parrots have today been released into the Abel Tasman National Park. Video
A plan for growing Kaikōura's air services is well under way, with groundwork laid for expanding emergency and passenger air services to and from the seaside town.
Conservation groups support moves to expand marine farming offshore to deeper, cooler waters, but warn the industry will have to tread carefully.
The government has announced a plan to turn aquaculture into a $3 billion industry by 2035.
Almost 700,000 people and $135 billion worth of property in New Zealand are presently exposed to flooding from rivers in extreme weather, according to one report.
Four large rātā trees, thought to be about 300 years old, were bowled over on Tuesday to make way for a new flood stop bank.
Nelson has long been proud of its Centre of New Zealand status, but a few months ago, it gained a rival.
An international log price war and protected overseas economies are crippling the New Zealand wood processing trade, the industry says.
The possible effects of a planned float plane operation on Lyttelton Harbour are being considered by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Twenty-five years ago, the world acted on CFCs in the atmosphere. We can do the same about climate change, an environmentalist says. Audio
Money from a newly established community trust fund will help fix an old landfill at Hector on the West Coast.
The aquaculture industry needs to do more to win the hearts and minds of communities affected by its actions, a senior policy maker says.
Mayors hope the new water management authority will create a more uniform approach to providing clean, safe drinking water, but see challenges and uncertainty ahead.
The head of Air New Zealand warns that the industry is facing a major challenge in the growing guilt about flying.
The mayor of Tasman says climate change declarations were largely symbolic, which was why his council would not be making one.