Fireworks are believed to have caused a large forest fire that caused six houses to be evacuated near Lake Hawea yesterday.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson anointed next year’s Budget as the "Wellbeing Budget’’ in a speech to the Labour Party conference in Dunedin this morning.
A wheelchair-user hit by an out-of-control ute in South Dunedin remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition, police say.
An auction house is probably the last place you'd expect to buy groceries - especially when the ones on the shelf are about 100 years old.
State Highway 1 has reopened at Waihola after two women were injured in a crash at the township this afternoon.
One person is dead and ten injured, including one in a critical condition, after a crash between a car and a tourist bus near Kingston this morning.
A wheelchair-user is in a critical condition after a crash involving a vehicle in South Dunedin this afternoon.
There will soon be a real buzz in Dunedin’s central city with plans for a new bee-themed inner-city park.
The sale of a small village in North Otago has hit headlines around the globe more than two years after the unique property went on the market.
Staying at a luxury resort gives Bruce Munro and his wife an idyllic tropical holiday and an unexpected experience of the real Fiji.
The father of Oamaru teenager Zara Blackie has told mourners the family will "never get over" her death in an alleged hit-and-run last week.
Police and Land Search and Rescue have stopped searching overnight for the two missing divers in the Catlins.
Alpine Helicopters has shared a moving video tribute to Wanaka pilot Nick Wallis before his funeral.
Queenstown Primary School celebrated more than 40 different cultures represented at the school with a colourful International Day yesterday.
Memories of Oamaru teen Zara Blackie were shared among tears and hugs at a sombre gathering yesterday near the spot where the St Kevin’s College pupil was killed in an alleged hit and run on Tuesday.
Power was out temporarily to houses in the suburb of Kaikorai after a truck crashed into a power pole in Greenock St, near Kaikorai Kindergarten, yesterday morning.