The Otago Regional Council is calling on any farmers in the wider region able to offer support to those affected by the weekend's deluge to contact Federated Farmers.
Residents in Waitati, Seacliff and Waikouaiti are being asked to conserve water after heavy rain affected supply systems in those areas.
Dozens of flood-hit homes on the Taieri remain evacuated following a severe storm that battered Otago. A state of emergency remains in place.
Police are warning motorists to stay cautious on Otago's roads after a wild storm caused slips and heavy rain gave way to frost and black ice.
A 9-year-old girl has drowned at a South Auckland house.
Four trampers have spent a night in freezing conditions, after getting lost on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
UPDATED 9am Sunday July 23Delivery of the Otago Daily Times was affected by road closures due to flooding and slips on Saturday. The Weekend Edition has now been delivered to...
Little Jack Verna smiles as he "commando crawls'' around the living-room floor, making a beeline for mother Kathryn and a big cuddle.
A Dunedin woman has praised the "kindness'' of a Star reader who placed a poppy next to the name of a fallen soldier on a war memorial in Belgium.
Dunedin ratepayers have made good use of the Dunedin City Council's Warm Dunedin initiative, leading to 1200 warmer, drier homes in the city.
The housie hall at the Cargill Enterprises site on Hillside Rd will do double duty as the Dunedin City Council's South Dunedin Pop-Up Hub from next month.
A long-standing walking group provides good support for its members.
Even the most dedicated recyclers can sometimes get it wrong.
Planting trees can be rewarding for newcomers, a Sinclair Wetlands Trust trustee says.
The victim of the Kinloch shooting has been identified by police as 48-year-old man Scott John Henry.
A man has been seriously hurt after the car he was in crashed into sheep on the Kaipara Coast Highway.
One of Prime Minister Theresa May's closest cabinet colleagues has predicted she will remain in the job until at least 2020.
A wry alternate history of tightly-controlled Singapore dominated the comic industry's equivalent of the Oscars, scooping three Eisner Awards.
South Australian Aboriginal elder and activist Yami Lester, who was left blind by the Maralinga nuclear bomb tests, has died aged 75. WARNING: Contains images of Mr Lester.
Severe weather has caused power outages on the Aurora Energy network in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.