Resolving an over-allocation of consents to take water from the upper Mataura River will be reliant on users making voluntary reductions.
Miharo Murihiku Polyfest staff members are looking forward to welcoming a live audience back to the stands next week, after a Covid-forced hiatus.
The Fine Thyme Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Murder by Committee is keeping it local with its cast and crew — and playwright.
After a 12-week stint in two hospitals, Westland Mayor Bruce Smith is home and focused on seeing out the end of his six-year term.
A proposal to build four big barns to shelter cows on a farm near Te Anau has attracted more than 30 submissions.
Cromwell residents Leighann Cochrane and Keith Riddell are "devastated and shell-shocked" after their 3-year-old boy, Arran, was diagnosed with leukaemia while visiting family in Scotland.
A High Court has rejected a Brazilian national’s bid to have a serious charge against him quashed and his fate now lies with Immigration New Zealand.
Female candidates running in Invercargill’s local body elections introduced themselves to members of the public at a local government women candidate event last night.
A southern council may soon ramp up its residential development activity, following formal community board support.
A Greymouth man who survived a car crash in March 2019 died two days later after he accidentally drank antifreeze from a coolant bottle in his vehicle, a coroner said in a report released yesterday.
Sir John Davies had no idea when he first skied Coronet Peak that he would end up being the driving force behind its development into a world-class skifield.
An interactive museum created by primary school pupils is giving a technological twist to stories of the Great Pacific Migration.
A state of emergency has been declared in Nelson as some residents have been told to evacuate their homes immediately after the Maitai River breached its banks.
Queenstown poet Leila Murton Poole has won an international award for her comedic poem Minnie and Dick’s Gender Reveal - Take Two.
A High Court has rejected a Brazilian national's bid to have a serious charge against him quashed and his fate now lies with Immigration NZ.
A fossil fuel-free cherry orchard at Mt Pisa, outside Cromwell, has taken delivery of an electric tractor to pull and power its electric sprayer.