An attack that left an elderly couple in hospital last night
has been labelled "disgusting" by their neighbours in South
Otago Regional Council will keep an eye on Lake Wakatipu this
weekend following Metservice predictions heavy rain will fall
in the headwaters of the region's rivers and lakes.
The Tuapeka Mouth ferry has been closed until further notice
due to high flows on the Clutha River.
An elderly Alexandra man with Alzheimer's spent the night in
his car after running off the road and down a bank in
Gabriel's Gully, near Lawrence.
A barrister has volunteered to appear on behalf of private
prosecutor Graham McCready in a judicial review of John
Banks' committal for trial.
Wanaka councillor Lyal Cocks will continue as deputy mayor of
the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Progress results from the Clutha District Council election,
with 98% of the vote counted.
Tim Shadbolt has won a seventh term as Invercargill mayor and
enters the record books as the city's - and New Zealand's -
longest serving municipal mayor.
The young man who died in Taupo following a fight in the
early hours of this morning has been named as Wiremu Birch.
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