Woman charged after fatal New Year’s Eve crash

Nelson Police have today arrested and charged a 27-year-old Takaka woman in relation to a fatal crash on State Highway 60 at Appleby on New Year’s Eve. The woman was the driver of a Nissan four-wheel-drive that collided with a Suzuki sedan being...... Read More

International convention takes Nelson by steam

Model engineers steamed into Nelson for the international Steam & Cinders ’18 convention last week. With over 300 attendees from across New Zealand and the world, the Nelson Modellers Pond was buzzing with the crowds of people and the chug of...... Read More

Nelson man breaks record for highest fitness class

As far as gym commutes for a workout goes, Lee Hart’s is a likely record breaker. It took nine days for Lee and some friends to tramp into Everest base camp. They endured below freezing temperatures while carrying all their own clothes and...... Read More

Rain on the way for Nelson

Nelson residents should prepare to batten the hatches as a severe weather warning is placed over the region. The warning applies to all of Nelson and the ranges of Westland south of Otira from 12pm Wednesday to 6am Thursday. “An active front...... Read More

Heavy rain for South Island with more to come

Low pressure sitting off of the western coast of the South Island continues to bring wet weather across the area. MetService meteorologist John Law says not only is the western side of the island being hammered with rain but this is also spreading...... Read More

Name released of man who drowned in Maitai River

Police can now release the name of the man who drowned in the Maitai River, Nelson on Thursday. He was 56-year-old Anthony Eynon from Nelson. Our thoughts are with his family at this time. His death has been referred to the Coroner. ... Read More

Body discovered in Matai River, Nelson

A body has been discovered in the water of the Matai River near Nile Street, Nelson this afternoon. Police were called to the scene by a member of the public at about 1:15pm. "Indications are that the person had been swimming in the waterhole,"...... Read More

Incredible escape from powered glider crash

Two people have had an "incredible escape" from a powered glider crash south of Blenheim. The Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter rescued two Marlborough people from the remote Blairich Range south of Blenheim this afternoon after the...... Read More

Man charged in relation to Richmond burglaries

Nelson Police have charged a 45-year-old man in relation to multiple burglaries committed in the Richmond area. Tasman Senior Sergeant Blair Hall says several people have been victims of house burglaries in the past week. "Burglary is a crime...... Read More

Man wanted in connection to Nelson burglaries

Police are asking for any information as they investigate a number of burglaries in the Nelson area. The man pictured above is wanted to interview as police believe he may have inforamtion about the criminal activity. "The latest burglary occurred...... Read More