The creator of the satirical "Sh*t Towns of New Zealand" Facebook page has gone into hiding after receiving almost 20 death threats, including 'quite a few' from Cromwell.
Music icon Grace Jones is coming to Queenstown for her first ever New Zealand concert, promised as ''a spectacle of music, fashion and art''.
The wife of a Glenorchy man who died in a jetboat accident says he was a loyal, determined man who gave her life "meaning and absolute happiness''.
This year's JazzFest will include a 40th birthday bash in the Queenstown Gardens.
The first early childhood education centre in Lake Hawea has opened, catering for babies aged from three months to children who are ready for school.
It will be full steam ahead tomorrow for Queenstown's TSS Earnslaw on its 105th birthday.
The masses of jellyfish-like creatures washed up on Greymouth beaches late last week are now also appearing right down the west coast of both islands, in mass strandings.
After a trip from Dunedin to Oamaru fraught with trouble two sailors needed some local know-how to get into Oamaru Harbour at the weekend.
A Southland couple say they are "gutted'' about the vandalism of their holiday caravan, which was stored in Alexandra.
Change is on the agenda as Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre celebrated its takeover of Telford from Lincoln University at a ceremony yesterday.
It may be 166 years old but the America's Cup still draws a crowd and yesterday it was Wanaka and Queenstown's turn for a close look at the Auld Mug.
Two Central Otago GPs have urged caution about the Southern District Health Board's proposal to take some funding away from acute care and redirect it to primary care.
The partner of a man killed when an 88-year-old driver mounted the footpath and ploughed into three pedestrians says she never had an apology from him.
Being able to work outdoors in the spectacular Catlins environment, where she grew up, beats a 9 to 5 office job any day, Cara Meyer reckons.
The stepdaughter of a Glenorchy man killed in an accident in Canterbury has thanked him for helping shape who she is.
A man has been disqualified from driving and ordered to pay $10,000 to his victims after driving on to a footpath and killing a pedestrian and injuring three people in Oamaru last year.
Jetboat racing groups from across the globe are mourning the loss of a Glenorchy man killed in an accident in Canterbury.
A wind-driven weather phenomenon is expected to bring sweltering temperatures to Otago at the end of this week.
The 50th Waimate Shears attracted a large crowd as well as shearing royalty to the new million-dollar pavilion at the Waimate Showgrounds on Friday and Saturday.
Upgrading the Alexandra Memorial Theatre to meet health and safety standards would cost about $235,000, a report has found.