Nelson

Nelson to hold Super Club Netball 2018

Eight teams, including New Zealand’s top three ANZ Premiership finishers, alongside five international club sides will go head-to-head from August 19-24 at the Trafalgar Centre. This season features South African Brutal Fruit Netball Premier...... Read More

Arrests following search warrants in Nelson area

Four men have been arrested and are now facing a number of drugs related charges following eight search warrants carried out across the Nelson area today. A 34-year-old man is facing around 40 drugs related charges including supplying Class A drugs. He...... Read More

Truck crash in Nelson SH6 - road closed

A large truck towing two trailers has rear-ended a stationary parked truck on SH6, Tahunanui, Nelson this morning at around 4.20am. The single occupant driver has been extracted by Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) and taken to hospital. There...... Read More

Man arrested following Takaka School lockdown

  A 56-year-old man is due to appear in Nelson District Court today on a variety of charges following an incident at Takaka School.   A threatening phone call yesterday morning prompted the school to go into temporary lockdown — a...... Read More

Tourists taking honey home by the trolley load

Tourists stocking up on mānuka honey by the trolley load are turning it into a quasi export, a Nelson honey producer says. Producers told a public meeting yesterday there was nothing to stop tourists buying local mānuka honey and taking it offshore,...... Read More

Woman charged after fatal quad bike crash

A Uruguayan woman has been charged with careless operation of a vehicle following a fatal quad bike crash. The 28-year-old was driving on a farm at Wakefield, near Nelson, when it rolled yesterday, police said. Her passenger, a 29-year-old French...... Read More

Charges laid following fatal ATV crash in Nelson

Nelson Police have charged a 28-year-old Uruguayan woman following a fatal All Terrain Vehicle crash on a Wakefield Farm on the June 28. A 29-year-old French woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene when the ATV rolled. The 28-year-old...... Read More

Information appeal in Nelson robbery case

Nelson Police are appealing for information following a convenience store burglary earlier this week. The incident occurred at the Tapawara Four Square on Tuesday 24 July about 4.30am. Two offenders took cigarettes and scratchies, says a statement...... Read More

Asthma attack claims mum

The death of young mother, who was hospitalised last week after suffering a severe asthma attack, is an “absolute tragedy,” say those close to her. Aimee Hilton, 26, was hospitalised last week and died on Friday. She leaves behind a four-year-old...... Read More

Nelson paramedic gives birth to gay dads’ son

It was two years ago when local paramedic Aleisha Hart first answered a post on Facebook. The post was from two Auckland men, Christian Newman and Mark Edwards. They wanted a child and were looking for someone to help them on their journey. Aleisha,...... Read More