The South Today bulletin: Tuesday, September 17
A large scrub fire that ripped through scrub and gorse on a hill above Dunedin City was brought under control shortly before 7pm on Monday.
A young boy from Abbotsford is up and walking with the help of a frame - just three months after major spinal surgery in the USA.
A Mid Canterbury farmer recently opened his property to the Foundation for Arable Research's Women In Arable group, who got to have a look at how farming and environmental protection can work together.
The Government's spending watchdog will assess the "effectiveness and efficiency" of the gun buyback scheme and whether it meets its objectives.
Two people were killed and a third is in critical condition in Dunedin Hospital after a two-car crash near Outram late this afternoon.
Up to 30,000 businesses across the country will benefit from new changes to the Government's temporary work visa process programme, Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says.
Ian Telfer speaks with Dunedin Mayoral candidates Scout Barbour-Evans, Mandy Mayhem-Bullock & Jules Radich in Episode 6 of Rattling the Chains by Otago Access Radio.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will sit down with the US President Donald Trump during her trip to the UN next week.
A person contacted police after fearing the worst when they saw an unoccupied dinghy in the water off Karitane this morning.
The government's proposed clean up of waterways will not harm New Zealand's overall economy, a report by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) has suggested.
A consent has been granted to an international oil and gas company related to plans to drill in the Great South Basin this summer.
Fire crews were called to Auckland International Airport earlier today after reports of a possible fire inside the terminal.
Scientists striving to improve New Zealand's human and animal health are among University of Otago researchers who have gained $38.5 million in grants from the Government's Endeavour Fund.
The High Court has heard that a man accused of killing an Australian tourist near Raglan on 16 August is not yet mentally fit to instruct a lawyer or enter a plea.
A new American study has found users of mint and menthol e-cigarettes are exposed to high levels of the carcinogen pulegone.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has "called time" on opposing claims over sexual assault allegations against a Labour Party staffer being contested in public.