Two climbers caught by a rockslide in steep terrain at Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park - one of them badly injured - have been rescued.
Owners of a Dunedin property accepted they could not continue to clear native vegetation there, but the Dunedin City Council wanted to go further.
The weeds may appear to be winning the battle against the Dunedin City Council’s control programme, but the council is confident of winning the war.
Admissions to Southland Hospital’s emergency department have swelled to be almost as high as Dunedin’s — despite the Dunedin population being more than twice that of Invercargill.
The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame has been given a lifeline, but big calls will be needed to take full advantage, Grant Miller reports.
Dozens of children and their families enjoyed a Santa-themed train trip, which featured cookies, face-painting and dancing.
Enabling migrant workers to stay in New Zealand for longer will ease pressures on the horticulture and tourism industries, Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult says.
Staff were evacuated from a coal mine in the Clutha district after a suspected leak of methane gas yesterday.
A funding top-up of more than $2million will probably be needed for the full Moana Pool redevelopment in Dunedin to go ahead.
A construction workforce of about 800 people would be needed for up to 18 months to create a large cloud-computing data centre in Southland.
A large data centre could be built near Invercargill, but the $700 million project needs a tech giant to sign up.
A central city bypass in Dunedin, electronic signboards that point to available parking, a bus priority corridor, sheltered bike lockers, and park-and-ride facilities from Mosgiel may all be part of a multimillion-dollar transport package for the city.
The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame will get a lifeline from the Dunedin City Council to stay open until June next year.
The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame may have to close at the end of the year. Grant Miller visits the treasure trove at the Dunedin Railway Station.
A revised policy on dangerous or insanitary buildings in Dunedin will do little to resolve a bugbear for city councillors — property owners getting away with allowing their buildings to deteriorate...
A short-term intervention could buy the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame some time and stave off closure at its Dunedin home.