Fatality confirmed following crash on Coastal Highway North-West of Nelson

Fatality confirmed following crash on Coastal Highway North-West of Nelson

thisquality received reports that a person was confirmed to have died after a crash on the Coastal Highway north-west of Nelson. The incident occurred shortly before 9.30am on State Highway 60. The crash involved a truck and car between Tasman View Road and Harley Road. Firefighters were called to the...

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Nelson Police on alert after man attempted to lure 10-year-old girl into 4WD

Nelson Police on alert after man attempted to lure 10-year-old girl into 4WD

Nelson Police appealed to the public for sightings of a man who approached a 10-year-old girl and tried to lure her into his 4WD, Thursday afternoon. The attempt to convince the girl occurred near the intersection of Aranui Road and Toru Street just after 4.30pm. A man in a black...

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Police arrest Man for Bomb threat aimed at Cook Strait Ferries

Police arrest Man for Bomb threat aimed at Cook Strait Ferries

Police have arrested a person following an alleged bomb threat which was aimed and targeted at the Cook Strait ferries, Interislander and Bluebridge. A 33-year-old man was arrested in relation to threats aimed at the ferries in Picton today. Charges are being considered but the man is expected to appear...

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Bluebridge and Interislander Ferries evacuated over threat

Bluebridge and Interislander Ferries evacuated over threat

Reports on Monday morning indicate that the Bluebridge and Interislander ferries were evacuated over an alleged bomb threat in Picton. All passengers on board were disembarked until a search was later carried out. “Police are investigating, and as a precaution, specialist search group staff will be searching both the Interislander...

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Nelson hit and run, Pedestrian dies in Hospital

Nelson hit and run, Pedestrian dies in Hospital

Nelson Police Constable Shaun Berkett says Police confirmed that a pedestrian has died following a hit and run in central Nelson yesterday. “Police can confirm a pedestrian has died following a collision involving a car in central Nelson yesterday,” says Constable Shaun Berkett. The hit and run involved a car...

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Pop-up Employment Expo coming to Nelson

Pop-up Employment Expo coming to Nelson

A pop-up employment and training expo is coming to Nelson which will be aiming to bring together employers on the hunt for staff, and any potential job seekers willing to learn more about the industries and try them out. The Ministry of Social Development has organised the event with support...

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Pak’n’Save workers to go on strike after five years waiting for ‘no’ deal

Pak’n’Save workers to go on strike after five years waiting for ‘no’ deal

Pak'n'Save workers at Richmond will be taking a strike action after five years waiting for ‘no' deal, which resulted in failing a Collective Agreement or living wage. “Members at Richmond Pak’n’Save have been in negotiation for their first Collective Agreement for five years, which is an absurd amount of time...

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