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Apple crop damage probably caused by a regularly-used fungicide has been "gut-wrenching" for a Motueka grower.
A recreational fishing advocacy group hopes a new direction in fisheries management will mean its fears over the vanishing resource will finally be heard.
An inquiry into the Earthquake Commission is needed for the sake of the whole country, an advocacy group says.
The freight industry is now short of 2000 drivers as growing numbers of truckies refuse to use the alternative South Island inland route.
More than 3000 defence personnel from 12 countries are taking part in New Zealand's largest military exercise throughout the upper South Island.
A 17-year-old Seddon man has avoided prison for a fatal crash he caused earlier this year, largely because of the compassion shown by the victim's mother.
Wine growers in Marlborough say their workforce will have to increase by 24 percent in the next three years to support projected growth in the industry.
The Marlborough District Council has developed a software application designed to speed up property inspections in an emergency.
Buller District Council has pulled its support for a planned healthcare centre in Westport in its current form.
A planned $9 million cycle trail from Picton to Kaikōura could be the single biggest benefit to come out of last November's earthquake, Marlborough's mayor says.
Retailers fed up with being shop windows for online buyers are pushing again for the government to collect GST on lower value imported goods.
A farmer in Motueka is appealing to Civil Defence to spare a thought for rural communities when it comes to planning for large-scale disaster.
Women and men have gathered around the country to mark 124 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote.
Local authorities are being urged to start planning now for an end to global population growth, expected to hit by the end of the century.
A foul-smelling substance splattered over residential properties is most likely to be from waterfowl, not aircraft toilets, the CAA says.
The first rail freight service between Picton and Christchurch in almost a year is due to start this Friday. Video
A road proposal linking the West Coast with the Nelson region is unlikely to stack up economically, a report says.
A member of the anti-poison protest group accused of smearing poison on Nelson MP Nick Smith says a rogue faction could have done it, and the group has condemned the behaviour.
Westport is at risk of a dangerous flood if its dredging boat is sold, a retired seafarer and former harbourmaster says. Audio
The National Party is promising to extend paid parental leave from 18 to 22 weeks and add flexibility to allow both parents to take some concurrent leave.
Nelson's pitch to host the All Blacks initially wasn't taken seriously, but a strong business-minded bid sealed the deal, the region's development agency says.
Humble pāua strapped with a heart rate monitor have been used to demonstrate the effects of climate change.
Geoff Rowling of Motueka is among those mourning the days when taking your boat out guaranteed a snapper for dinner. Audio
Questions remain over the future of the port of Westport a year after cement firm Holcim pulled out of the region.
The Insurance Council is confident most claims for Canterbury homes following the November quake will be settled by the end of the year, its chief executive says. Audio