Tasman

NZ A look for Bay Oval bounceback after first loss

New Zealand A will be looking to lift their all-round game tomorrow when they take on India A in their second ODI at the Bay Oval after falling just short in yesterday's high-scoring series opener. They did well to set the visitors a formidable...... Read More

MP welcomes go-ahead on Waimea dam

Nelson MP Nick Smith is praising the Tasman District Council for its decision to proceed with the Waimea Community Dam. The result follows a lengthy meeting on Friday which saw a 9-5 vote in favour. "This is a hugely positive decision for...... Read More

Man’s lifesaving preparedness on the water

“I have been on the water all my life and only started to use the life jacket 30 years ago, and man alive I couldn’t believe how it kept my head above the water…it saved my life.” That from an 84-year-old Rangiora man rescued...... Read More

Search continues for woman missing in Tasman

Tasman Police searching for missing 75-year-old woman Judith Nash are asking Motueka Valley residents to check their properties. Judith, who is described as about 160cm tall and of medium build, was last seen walking along the Motueka Valley Highway...... Read More

Police searching for missing women in Tasman

Tasman Police are looking for help from the public to find missing woman Judith Nash of Stanley Brook. Judith is 75-years-old and was last seen walking along the Motueka Valley Highway yesterday morning at 5.30am. A police spokesperson says she...... Read More

Police seeking information on Blenheim crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a car crash at the intersection State Highway One, Tua Marina and Bush Road, Blenheim. Acting Senior Sergeant Michel Bloom says the crash happened at about 3.30am "A white Toyota Camry with the...... Read More

Search underway for missing man John McDonald

Police are appealing for sightings of 36-year-old John Fraser McDonald, who has been reported missing from his Takaka address.  John was last seen at home about 6pm yesterday. A police spokesperson says police and John's family have concerns...... Read More

Nelson developers frustrated by delays on SHAs

Developers in Nelson-Tasman are frustrated by slow progress being made to build homes in zones designated for fast-tracking. Special housing legislation aimed at creating affordable homes by increasing the supply and freeing up land, was created by...... Read More

NZ skydive record set at Lift Off Abel Tasman

New Zealand’s first high altitude low opening skydive has been successfully accomplished from 25,000 feet. Tasman resident Wendy Smith achieved the New Zealand skydive record last week  - successfully jumping from a Swiss-made, Pilatus Porter...... Read More

Police looking for three men following crash

Police are looking for three people following a crash at Pelorus Bridge, SH6 in Tasman this morning. Police received reports of a driver acting suspiciously shortly before 8am, this was followed by a crash at Pelorus Bridge. Following the crash the...... Read More