A Southland dairy farming couple with a passion for Central Otago have purchased a vineyard owned by a slain Auckland woman.
Director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says mass masking will not be introduced at alert level 2 after an Otago University academic suggested it could be used to help stop the spread of Covid-19.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has outlined how the Government might decide whether some regions will stay in lockdown longer as the South continues to have the most cases.
The Southern District Health Board has revealed where in the South people have tested positive for Covid-19 and the figures paint a worrying picture for Queenstown.
The locations of the 10 new cases of Covid-19 in the South have been released by the Southern District Health Board revealing the largest increase in cases is in the Queenstown-Lakes District.
A week into lockdown we take a look at the age, sex and location makeup of Covid-19 cases in the Southern District Health Board area.
The number of Covid-19 cases linked to a wedding held in Bluff has skyrocketed to 22 with 14 new cases announced today.
The Southern District Health Board has released a breakdown of where in the South people have tested positive for Covid-19 after the cases in the area climbed to more than 100.
A researcher behind some of the modelling helping the Government fight Covid-19 thinks the rate of new cases needs to drop to almost zero before it is safe to ease restrictions.
The number of new Covid-19 cases in the Southern DHB area continues to rise, with eight new confirmed and probable cases, while 20 are now linked to the recent World Hereford Conference in Queenstown.
Authorities are busy tracking close contacts linked to the World Hereford Conference in Queenstown, which has now been linked to 20 Covid-19 cases.
A parent of a Logan Park pupil has described living in a state of uncertainty amid news the school will be closed as 150 pupils are tested for Covid-19 and says the school should be keeping them better informed.
The future of the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter appears brighter thanks to a proposed rule change which could cut its massive electricity bill.
Queen's Service Order and Queen's Service Medal <h4>QSO</h4><p><strong>Gary John Dickson</strong><br>Wanaka</p><p><strong>For...
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has staged an intervention in a crucial election, throwing his weight behind a plucky local candidate.
Prisoners in Invercargill are being forced to go to the toilet in "cardboard receptacles" because of a shortage of cells, according to a new report by the Chief Ombudsman.
The Black Caps shocked the cricketing world by beating India. Here are seven reasons this team can do it again and go one better than in 2015 whether we play Australia or England in the final.
It's more fun to live in hope than be resigned to defeat, so here are seven reasons why the Black Caps can still win the Cricket World Cup and why last night's thrashing by England was not as bad as you think.