Alexandra's Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) has partnered with Nasa in a scientific mission stakeholders say will have valuable agricultural spinoffs.
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Waikouaiti arborist Dom Ritter competes in the work climb section at the New Zealand Arboricultural Association’s Husqvarna National Tree Climbing Championship.
Good Samaritans rushed to the aid of a man who collapsed on the road after he was allegedly assaulted in a road rage incident yesterday.
Two Invercargill thespians are taking a new approach to solving a decline in theatre audience numbers — start ’em young.
Finally, after four years of death and destruction, on November 11, 1918, the guns fell silent. Mike Houlahan looks back at the cost of WW1 on Otago and Southland, and its legacy.
There is a sense of urgency among those trying to keep yellow-eyed penguins from disappearing from mainland New Zealand. Nevertheless, every breeding season brings hope. Hamish MacLean reports.
Meanwhile in Alexandra the Manuherikia River is in flood with logs and debris being swept downstream.
Queenstown Primary School pupils have enjoyed a bicycle ride with a skeleton and got up close and personal with mock faeces at the Science Roadshow this week.
A yellow-eyed penguin nesting area along the Otago coast at Moeraki has received a makeover in preparation for this year's breeding season.
They're often the first people you see when you're crook or in need of a hospital visit, and now Queenstown nurses have been recognised for their hard work.
A pricey but much needed dredging of Greymouth's harbour is about to begin with the help of a dredge supplied by neighbouring Westport.
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A group of activists delivered a climate change report to a bank in Dunedin yesterday to protest its continued investment in fossil fuels.
The main entrance to Wanaka could be in for a dramatic change if a proposed development is approved.
A Mosgiel woman rose above losing everything in a house fire to be crowned the fashion favourite at Wingatui yesterday.