A power outage is affecting users in Queenstown, and the Vodafone mobile network is either down or degraded in parts of the southern South Island
The Otago Daily Times continues its series of profiles of mayoral candidates. Today, Guy Willams puts the questions to Southland district mayoral candidate Don Bryars.
Remarkables Primary School pupils and staff with possible measles symptoms, and those who have not been vaccinated twice, have been told to stay away until next Tuesday.
The family of the late Kate Moetaua are keeping her memory alive with grants to eight Wakatipu High School pupils.
More events, more participants and some "magic" on Queenstown's waterfront means Winter Pride has exceeded organisers' expectations once again.
Neave Fuller (7), of Queenstown, and her pomapoo, Banjo, prepare to take the stage for the Doggy Drag competition at Pride in the Park yesterday.
An Indian man allegedly tried to "rub himself'' against a woman at house in Queenstown last night.
A Czech couple's ''goal-focused mentality'' led them to ignore advice about walking the Routeburn Track in winter, and to make a series of poor decisions as they encountered increasing difficulties...
A Czech tramper who died while walking the Routeburn Track with his partner had been advised against undertaking the hike.
Three climbers plucked to safety from high on The Remarkables on Sunday called for help just in time, one of their rescuers says.
A former crackhead male prostitute-turned gangster and jailbird, who literally got a hammering from the Hells Angels is to tell an audience about his life changing stem cell treatment.
Ninety-nine tickets have been issued for illegal parking in Shotover Country and Lake Hayes Estate in the four weeks since enforcement began.
The famous five went to Queenstown.
The All Blacks have sent a group of five Crusaders deep into Highlanders territory as the freshly named squad marks the beginning of its quest to win New Zealand's third Rugby World Cup in a row.
Three taxi drivers taken off the road during an enforcement operation in Queenstown are ''three too many'', the New Zealand Taxi Federation says.
The rejection of Queenstown Airport Corporation’s statement of intent for a second time is "absolutely not job done", a lobby group says.
Queenstown Airport Corporation's statement of intent has been rebuffed again.
A recent Queenstown court case has thrown the spotlight on the legal authority of police to enter private property to ask about driving matters. Guy Williams talks to two barristers.
An Otago man will appear in the Queenstown District Court on Monday in relation to the alleged stabbing of two men in central Queenstown on Sunday.
A rescue helicopter is operational in Te Anau again, bringing the South Island's air ambulance service back up to full strength.