Emergency services use monsoon buckets to help douse a vegetation fire near Lawrence yesterday.
Emergency services were called to a fire at Evans Flat near Lawrence earlier today.
A Central Otago cherry farm has plans to build worker accommodation for its seasonal staff.
A huge fire in Queenstown was ''probably'' the result of a workplace accident, Fire and Emergency New Zealand says.
Engineers scrambled to replace a West Coast bridge and roads destroyed by floods earlier this month. One Dunedin man reflects on when the Haast highway was first built.
The Clutha district will hold a vigil in remembrance of the victims of the Christchurch terror attacks tomorrow night.
Two children were treated for injuries after falling off a sea biscuit on Lake Benmore.
A fire at a Southland dairy has been put out, Fire and Emergency New Zealand says.
What's the secret to the perfect whitebait pattie? Lemon salt, cornflour, a fresh squeeze of lemon and a level of secrecy.
One of her hit songs is Raise Your Glass, and American superstar Pink had gig-goers doing just that as she raised the roof in Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night.
Pink treated last night's Dunedin audience to an audio and visual treat from the moment she appeared on stage swinging off a pink chandelier singing Get the Party Started.
A vehicle fire at a car dealership in Queenstown may have been started because it had been filled with the wrong fuel.
A vehicle fire at a Frankton car dealership may have been started because the wrong gas was used in the fuel tank.
Emergency services were called to a head-on collision in Alexandra on Tuesday night.
The Queenstown Lakes Community Housing Trust can buy 50 apartments in Frankton, after securing funding from Westpac bank.
Big and little children got stuck into chocolate and craft at Sherwood Queenstown’s annual Easter egg hunt yesterday.
An accomplished New Zealand pianist played in Queenstown at the weekend on a rare 1955 Steinway D concert grand piano thanks to the generosity of a resort businessman.
Queenstown business owners are ''disappointed'' and ''frustrated'' by changes to permit parking which come into effect this weekend.
Plans to tackle Queenstown's lack of affordable housing have been partially scuppered by possible changes to the Overseas Investment Act.
Two Queenstown youngsters have clinched titles at the National School Mountain Bike Championships.