A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard owned by a slain Auckland woman.
Matthew Wallis was probably flying too fast for the conditions and likely using his cellphone when his helicopter broke apart and plummeted into Lake Wanaka.
Speed may have contributed to a helicopter breaking up and crashing into Lake Wanaka leaving pilot Matthew Wallis dead, an investigation has found.
A review of Invercargill City Council paints a detailed and damning picture of a mayor not up to the job and suggests it will be up to others to continue to pick up...
Demolition of another building to make way for Dunedin's new hospital will start next week followed by noisy pile testing.
Health Minister Chris Hipkins says he is not comfortable with Aucklanders travelling to conferences in Queenstown and has called on the city's residents to "do the right thing".
A conference being held in Queenstown this week includes at least one Aucklander as a guest, despite Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s call for people from the city to avoid mass gatherings.
The organiser of a conference held in Queenstown which includes Aucklanders as guests says it is going ahead because Government rules allow it.
The University of Otago decision to cut ties with student magazine Critic Te Arohi was made by vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne, the Otago Daily Times can reveal.
A woman who grew up with a former Dunedin woman who along with her husband was allegedly murdered by her son in Perth says she was shocked to her of her death.
New Zealand could have avoided strict lockdown measures and some of the massive economic impact of Covid-19 had it not been so underprepared, University of Otago public health professor Michael...
A world renowned Otago-born virologist says the NZ Government's lack of support for Covid-19 vaccine development is "shortsighted" and could mean Kiwis have to wait longer than others.
New Zealanders should be prepared for a move back to alert level 4 if there is "significant outbreak" of Covid-19, a researcher who has worked on modelling for the Government says.
Prof Michael Plank, of Canterbury University, has, along with other researchers, been working long hours helping model how Covid-19 might spread in New Zealand. He answers questions from Otago...
A mathematician who says Covid-19 could kill up to 100,000 New Zealanders if left unchecked is calling on everyday Kiwis to take social distancing more seriously.
The University of Otago is disciplining more students over sexual misconduct, which it believes might be caused by changes making victims more comfortable coming forward.