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Two years after medicinal cannabis was made legal in Britain many doctors were still not prescribing it, and New Zealand's GPs - with only one product approved for use - appear to be in the same camp.
A plan to build hundreds of new homes in a rural valley five minutes from the centre of Nelson city has triggered a groundswell of opposition before an application has even been lodged. Video
Foreign yachties seeking refuge in New Zealand from seasonal Pacific cyclones are baffled by the response not to let them in.
Councils should be encouraged to leave room for community gardens in new subdivisions, Green Party co-leader James Shaw says.
Organisers of next February's Marlborough Wine & Food Festival have pulled the plug early.
A Siberian husky has been classified as menacing and will be required to be muzzled in public after it attacked sheep in Stanley Whitehead Reserve.
Forest & Bird is alarmed that some conservation land where tahr numbers need to be reduced is excluded from the plan for control operations this year.
A German backpacker fighting for foreign workers to be allowed to stay in New Zealand has run out of options.
A sauvignon blanc from Nelson winery Seifried Estate has won gold at an international event in Germany.
Grey District's mayor says decades of head-scratching over how to generate economic activity in the region stricken by decline appeared to have been partly solved by Covid-19.
A Nelson medicinal cannabis seller says the nature of her trade is the likely reason Kiwibank has dropped her as a client.
A Nelson supermarket is to trial a dedicated sign language aisle at its checkout as masks and perspex screens used as barriers against Covid-19 cause issues for people with hearing problems.
Councils around the country have teamed up to support the idea of four-year terms for central and local government.
The top of the South Island's aquaculture industry leaders say a $20 million government investment is the missing piece of the puzzle for Golden Bay's burgeoning mussel industry.
The study published today in the British Medical Journal shows pregnant women are at a higher risk from the effects of Covid-19 and more likely to give birth early.
A Nelson family on a South Island road trip have experienced wildfire and blizzard in the same place within days.
The Nelson Festivals Trust has announced that uncertainty over Covid-19 means it's not possible to go ahead with the annual Mask Carnivale scheduled for late October.
Transport choice has been the biggest factor in households' contribution to New Zealand's total carbon footprint, official new data shows.
A report on drones in New Zealand severely overstated the number operating, the director of an aviation consulting firm says.
On 25 August 1920, British-born World War I flying ace Captain Euan Dickson took off from Christchurch for the first air crossing of the Cook Strait.
Record high gold prices have prompted hobby prospectors to dust off spades and pans and head to South Island rivers in the hope of striking it lucky.
Kāpiti's mayor says a map of provincial growth funding is a good road-marker to what he calls "the politics of patronage".
Nelson councillors have opted to pursue plans for a $16.5 million refurbishment of existing premises, rather than build anew beside a central city river.
Emirates Team NZ says preparations for the 36th America's Cup can and will continue under the Covid-19 alert levels 3 or 4, although that's not what the Auckland mayor's office has said.
Research has found there are almost 300,000 recreational and commercial drone users in New Zealand - and two out of every 10 recreational drone users have little or no idea about the rules.