An Invercargill man drowned while collecting shellfish at
Ocean Beach in Bluff this afternoon.
The Highlanders beat the Crusaders 29-26 in a pre-season game
in Timaru this afternoon.
Police are seeking a man who stopped a fire spreading by
moving gas bottles following a fire near backpackers'
accommodation in Queenstown yesterday.
Police are seeking a man wanted on a warrant for breach of
A Southland man who suffered serious burns in a Nightcaps
house fire died in Dunedin Hospital last night.
Police are no longer seeking the driver a Nissan Terrano 4WD
that was found upside down in a paddock next to Lakeview Tce,
Lake Hawea, early this morning.
A grass fire near Tarras
appears to have been stopped at the Lindis River.
A 49-year-old man has been arrested and charged with
indecently assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Green
Three people have been taken to hospital after two separate
boating accidents on Lake Wanaka this afternoon.
A body recovered from the crashed AirAsia plane was wearing a
life jacket, an official with Indonesia's search and rescue
agency said, raising questions about how the disaster
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