It had all the trappings of a Royal birth.
In Oamaru it's not unheard of to see little penguins waddling up the ramp at Scotts Brewing Co after dark - as if they were looking to make the last call.
A Kaka Point dog owner says ''confusing'' Clutha District Council dog fees are discriminatory and unfair.
Unlocking information on different iwi and hapu will hopefully help New Zealanders with Maori heritage strengthen their identity, the creator of a planned database says.
Two passers-by helped a woman and her daughter to safety as fire consumed their restaurant in Kaikorai Valley, Dunedin, last night.
A Dunedin rest-home whose residents have been delighted by the arrival of three roosters is now appealing for a permanent abode for the ''gorgeous'' big birds.
A chance encounter with a curious miniature horse has landed a Central Otago teenager a top prize at a wildlife photography competition.
This week, Paul Dwyer talks with Harbour first-five Logan Allen (left) and University fullback Taylor Haugh.
A painting by musician and art critic Chris Knox is now taking pride of place in Dunedin's quirky Museum of Natural Mystery.
Young photographer Megan Hunt has been awarded the 'people's choice' award at this year's Otago Wildlife photography competition.
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced recently Southland's Hump Ridge Track is set to get an injection of $5 million.
Otago Museum has been running a pop-up exhibition on climate change over the second week of the school holidays.
The South Today bulletin: Thursday, July 2019
Baldwin St residents hoping for some peace and quiet might be disappointed, despite the popular Dunedin attraction being stripped of its title as the World's Steepest Street.
Most magical train journeys packed with young witches and wizards end up at Hogwarts, not Hindon.
Dunedin Wildlife Hospital's highest-profile patients are about to be discharged.
Soaring above the ODT Enchanted Express as it passes over the Wingatui Viaduct on the Taieri Gorge Railway yesterday is broomstick racing champion Aurora Peasegood.
The Otago Daily Times Enchanted Express was fully laden with aspiring witches and wizards for its inaugural journey on Tuesday.
A famous Australian hairdresser has paid a visit to Queenstown, to give a masterclass at the new 'Iron and Ivy Hair and Beauty salon.'
Get your daily dose of local news with the full The South Today bulletin for Tuesday, July 16.