Firefighters were called to Kmart in Invercargill yesterday after reports of smoke coming from a vent inside the building.
Kmart in Invercargill has been evacuated this afternoon amid reports of smoke emerging from vents inside the building.
The battle for Dunedin’s footpaths is about to get zestier as a Lime competitor brings orange electric scooters to the city.
One person has been flown to Dunedin Hospital with moderate injuries after a two vehicle crash north of Cromwell.
The Otago Daily Times asks prominent southerners how they have been getting through a year dominated by Covid-19. Reporter Grant Miller talks to cafe owner Chris...
Otago's spike in road deaths cannot be allowed to develop into a longer-term trend, the national road policing manager says.
Five years after collapsing while eating a carrot and having a cardiac arrest, Phillipa Scott remains full of gratitude to the people she calls her superheroes.
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.