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Mycoplasma bovis reaching the top of the South Island is a matter of if, not when, dairy and beef farmers say.
Marlborough District Council will invest up to $70,000 over the next three years to help promote the region as a film and television location.
Bookings for huts on one of New Zealand's Great Walks have sold out within minutes of opening.
Police spent almost $4 million fixing vehicles damaged in accidents last year, official figures show.
A plan to develop salmon farming on a hydro dam on the South Island's West Coast is almost up on its feet.
A Māori language education organisation in the South Island is calling on New Zealanders to consider switching their Gregorian calendar for Matariki calendars.
The longest-serving mayor in Greymouth's history and a keen amateur photographer has designs on a new career in the field when he steps down next year.
The adviser to the government on the Pike River Mine re-entry programme says New Zealand has not dealt with the tragedy properly.
A Coromandel Peninsula beach has been named the most expensive to visit in New Zealand when taking into account the cost of beach "essentials", a online travel company says.
The Buller District Council has backed out of a $5 million plan to buy Holcim cement assets and land on the West Coast.
A heritage concert venue in Nelson re-opens this weekend after an $8 million earthquake strengthening project.
An increasing number of storms will force more changes to forestry practices, a Nelson-based forest company says.
Young New Zealand and Australian explorers have returned from a voyage to Greenland that honoured a Norwegian explorer who made the first crossing of the interior in 1888.
The mayor of Buller District Council is refusing to say why its second chief executive has quit early.
Some tourism operators in the Abel Tasman National Park say visitors will be put off by a doubling of fees for huts and campsites, but that was not necessarily a bad thing.
Homelessness has nearly doubled in Nelson and a support service says the problem there is just as bad as in big cities.
Locals near Murchison who were forced to endure a digital detox for 10 days after a lightning strike knocked out cell phone and internet services are now back online.
A small craft brewery in Riwaka has seized one of the top prizes in a beer competition.
More than 50 households near Murchison in the Tasman District have been without cell phone reception or internet for more than a week.
A Nelson-based iwi says it has to keep growing pine forests in the Maitai Valley near Nelson, even though it wants some of the land for other things.
A former Marlborough farmer advocating for people still struggling from the 2016 Kaikōura earthquake says it will be years before the region fully recovers.
A formal complaint has been laid by Nelson's mayor after a councillor confronted colleagues over a decision to reduce funding for a zoo run by his wife.
A Nelson supermarket is stepping up the war on plastic by cutting it out completely in the fruit and vegetables aisles, bakery and the bulk bins.
The Marlborough District Council is set to resume pre-booking of burial plots in high-demand cemeteries.
Some jobseekers in the Tasman District would rather stay on the dole than pick apples.