Queenstown played host to the launch of Xbox's next generation gaming console in spectacular fashion with an event livestreamed all over the world last night.
Emergency services were called to Highgate this afternoon after a convertible Alfa Romeo caught fire.
The party vote in the South was a major contributing factor in the Labour Party's resounding win last night.
New Zealand's only remaining cluster of Covid-19 cases looks to have been stamped out after having just one new case linked to it in two weeks.
Mayor Graham Smith says the Mackenzie District "couldn't have asked for better" in regards to overnight snowfall which helped contain the large blaze near Lake Pukaki.
It has long been said that eating carrots helps improve your eyesight. But you would be forgiven for thinking you were seeing things if you drove the Waipahi Highway in the last 12 hours or so.
As of today, active cases of Covid-19 in the South have dropped into single digits and the district has now gone 14 straight days without a new case of the virus being reported.
There are "hundreds and thousands" of flu vaccine doses in the South Island and people taking out their frustration on Dunedin healthcare workers is "not OK", the Prime Minister says.
There have been no new cases of coronavirus in the Southern DHB area over the latest reporting period.
Sometimes it can be hard to find a good burger but it seems Otago residents don't have to look too far for one after burgers from three restaurants in the region were ranked in the top 10 in the country.
Santa Claus made his way to town today but not in the way you might think as he hooned past tourists while riding a jet ski in the Otago Harbour this morning.
A former Dunedin man took to the skies, capturing spectacular footage of the morning fog blanketing the city last week.
Instead of receiving birthday gifts from friends and family like your average 21-year-old, Dunedin man Royce Bisset raised more than $1000 for charity instead.
A new company is returning to its Dunedin roots after launching in September in Christchurch.
The hotel taking shape in Dunedin's former chief post office is fast approaching completion.
Improving public understanding of the judge's role in sentencing was the subject of a talk to the Otago Women Lawyers' Society yesterday.
The flow-on effect from this year's Cricket World Cup, new game formats and online registrations have all contributed to a rise in young cricketers playing the game.
A Zimbabwean family who spent a year apart have together become New Zealand citizens.
A shoemaking school which opened in Dunedin this week is attracting students from across New Zealand and overseas.
Two Taieri College pupils have won Manu Pounamu Young Achievers' Awards for showing well-rounded excellence in their efforts.