Audiences impatient for a famous Kiwi victory before the All Blacks take centre stage this weekend might do well to head south on Friday.
When taking a 100-year-old car to Timaru, it's best to take the back roads and avoid State Highway 1.
An international space tracking facility built in Naseby is a "next generation'' world first, those behind the project say.
Dunedin's four new elected city councillors say they are looking forward to addressing their areas of interest.
Dunedin's new mayor is the youngest ever to take office, replacing outgoing three-term mayor Dave Cull.
Umbrellas, plastic ponchos, and hoodies were the fashion of the day as revellers braved the rain for this year's Vogel Street Party.
The streets and student flats around North Dunedin are looking a lot tidier after a mass clean-up on Sunday.
Hiding beneath the site of the University of Otago's new clinical services building for decades were clues to life in the city more than a century ago.
Dunedin's next mayor is already busy, just one day into his new role, but he still has some explaining to do to his 3-year-old son.
It had never crossed his mind when he was a "humble contractor", that he would be re-elected for a ninth mayoral term in Invercargill, Sir Tim Shadbolt says.
While a sense of loss continues to cast a pall in Dunedin's student area, it has spurred volunteers to care for their neighbourhood.
Jim Boult will serve a second term as Queenstown's mayor, after a challenging campaign against the backdrop of public unrest over growth.
Umbrellas and plastic ponchos were the fashion of the day as revellers braved the rain for this year's Vogel Street Party.
Re-elected Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan says he is excited about working with a new council and determined to keep the spotlight on the key issues in the district.
Dunedin Mayor-elect Aaron Hawkins has extended his winning margin, while an ousted incumbent city councillor has closed the gap, in updated voting results released on Sunday.