Stewart Islanders are celebrating an exceptionally busy tourist season, after a hot summer saw a boom in visitor numbers.
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A postmortem will be held today for an Australian man who died on Saturday while on a commercial rafting trip on the Shotover River.
Dunedin's Salmon hatchery was attacked by vandals for the second time in five months.
A group of schoolgirls from Hawea Flat are developing a face-painting business that is friendly to the environment.
A Queenstown man has been charged with arson over a house and garage fire in the resort on Wednesday morning.
There was an official welcome for the teams at the Tri Nations Women’s International Hockey tournament in Cromwell on Friday.
Yesterday Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivered the first Budget of the coalition government's three-year term.
On Friday, several pupils from Otago Girls' High School bravely had their hair shaved off for charity.
Dunedin composer Anthony Ritchie is having his work "Gallipoli to the Somme" performed at two events in Britain next month.
This weekend's Royal wedding is being enthusiastically followed at a care home for the elderly in Oamaru.
Residents of Wanaka rest home Elmslie House were treated to a wedding fashion show.
On average the Alpine Fault ruptures in a massive earthquake every 300 years, and the last big one was in 1717.
The Invercargill Youth Council are helping to raise awareness surrounding bullying in Southland.
Space is filling up at New Zealand's only Gracie Hermita Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Gym.
Remains of the shipwrecked Abel Tasman may remain embedded on a West Coast beach, after contractors abandoned attempts to remove it.
Cromwell is hosting the Tri-Nations women's hockey series.
Dunedin's City Council voted yesterday to increase residential rates by almost eight percent.
A one-off grant allocated to Stadium Southland will keep the facility running smoothly, according to chairman Alan Dennis.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson delivered his first budget to the nation in Parliament this afternoon.
The decision to close the Southland Museum and Art Gallery may have been hasty, according to an Invercargill city councillor.