The Waitaki District Council could have been better prepared for the Easter rainfall in Moeraki, a resident says.
Three men have been arrested after a dramatic police pursuit on Dunedin's Southern Motorway this afternoon.
Police say they are "shocked and dismayed" after one of their own was alleged to have shot two people in Invercargill last night.
Thousands of people turned out in Otago yesterday, attending services and parades to honour those who served in New Zealand’s armed forces.
Cheers of joy could be heard across the tarmac at Wanaka Airport yesterday morning as Nasa's stadium sized balloon left Earth on a possible 100-day journey around the southern hemisphere.
About 350 people gathered at the Cenotaph in Balclutha to commemorate the Anzac dawn service this morning.
A crisp morning greeted attendees at today's dawn service at Oamaru's Great War Memorial.
More than 9000 people have marked Anzac Day at the Dunedin Cenotaph.
Traces from 1868 came to light in the basement of the Athenaeum building in the Octagon yesterday, as the owner tried to find the cause of subsidence in the building he is redeveloping.
Top US spies flew into Queenstown yesterday for what might be history's most unsecret ''top secret'' meeting.
About 4000 temporary migrant workers in the South Island will have a one-off chance to become NZ residents, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse announced today.
Seeing the doctor or buying a new pair of shoes is about to get easier for caregivers.
The deadline has passed for Herbert man Wayne Richardson to significantly reduce his flock of wandering birds.
Cargill Enterprises employs more than 80 people with disabilities, offering a wide range of goods and services. There's also an important byproduct. It's called self-esteem, writes Shane Gilchrist.
The Right Rev Dr Kelvin Wright is uncertain how he is going to feel as he stands at the altar tomorrow for the last time on Sunday as the Anglican Bishop of Dunedin.
A relieved woman embraced one of her rescuers as she stepped out of a malfunctioning lift in which nine people had been trapped.
The relief was palpable as nine people were rescued after 45 minutes stuck in a broken lift in Dunedin's Burns House this afternoon.
The Dunedin City Council has not had to deal with any major issues from heavy rain so far, saying it will closely monitor the situation over night.
Police investigating the death of a 38-year-old man in Dunedin say they do not believe it to be suspicious.