The first essential services convoy to Milford Sound was cause for celebration, as it passed through the flood damaged highway on Saturday.
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Thousands of university and polytechnic students have made their annual pilgrimage back to Dunedin for the start of the tertiary year.
Hundreds of pipers and drummers, as well as lovers of all things Scottish, converged on Dunedin at the weekend.
Saturday saw Dunedin's lower Octagon packed with about 30,000 people, sampling foods and crafts at the annual Thieves Alley market.
Filled with nervous excitement, about 70 graduands of the Ara Institute of Canterbury paraded down Timaru's main street last week.
The South Today bulletin: Friday, February 14
The devastating effects of last week’s storm were made clear after a visit to Fiordland by the Civil Defence Minister yesterday.
The proposal by Healthcare NZ to cut staff at their Oamaru facility has drawn the ire of locals.
A fascination with retro fixtures has been the starting point for a new art exhibition by a visiting Wellington artist.
The pedestrian mall concept was trialled twice with feedback and formal consultation indicating strong support for the change.
A woman struck by a falling tree branch in Dunedin during a stormy day in January is on the slow road to recovery.
Smarting from their 42 to 20 loss against the Sharks last Friday, the Pulse Energy Highlanders are looking to learn from their mistakes.
Americans living in Dunedin are being invited to register to vote in the up-coming US elections.
The South Today bulletin: Thursday, February 13
Suzie Bates has achieved just about everything she can in cricket.
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One of Dunedin's leading social service agencies says people are increasingly living in overcrowded houses and struggling to find accommodation in the city.
Champion woolhandler Joel Henare won his eleventh national title at the Otago Shears in Balclutha at the weekend.
Two Wanaka skateboarders are getting ready to compete at a national event in Wellington next month.
A group of classic Austin 7 cars made a trek across the South Island last week.