23 Feb 2024

Around the motu: Samantha Gee in Nelson

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 23 February 2024
Members of the Pike River families gather at the entrance of the newly opened Pike 29 Memorial Track.

Members of the Pike River families. Photo: Brendon McMahon

The Pike 29 Memorial Track has officially opened in memory of the victims of the Pike River mining disaster thirteen years ago.

In Golden Bay, The Flying Doctor Service has a new $3 million air ambulance that will be based at Nelson Airport.

91 of 92 Pakahā Fluttering shearwater chicks moved from the Marlborough Sounds to Cape Farewell have successfully fledged.  

And the hot, dry weather continues across Nelson, Tasman, Marlborough bringing with it raised fire risk.