The Czech tourist who watched her partner fall to his death on the Routeburn Track plans to donate money to her rescuers.
Anne Pullar is stepping down from her role as the Central Otago District Council’s community services manager after 12 years.
A 24-year-old man was arrested after a police chase in Wanaka early this morning.
The Czech tramper who survived a month in a hut on the Routeburn Track after her partner fell to his death says the pair made mistakes which contributed to the tragedy.
The battle lines are being drawn as a fight for the future of local democracy heats up across NZ. But, as some mayors vow to take to the street, others say change is overdue.
Plans to provide rental housing for elderly Stewart Island residents have taken a major step forward with an offer of help from a community housing provider.
It will be business as usual next Easter for Wanaka camera shop owner Steve Worley — and that means he will open on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, legally or illegally.
More needs to be done to promote Maori as a subject and Maori educators need to be encouraged to move to rural centres such as North Otago, says a leading educator.
Clutha District Mayor Bryan Cadogan says the loss of a local work training programme could lead to a rise in youth unemployment and boost gangs.
"Only another 15 laps to go", a runner calls out cheerfully as the first lap of an endurance event spanning 100 miles (160km) is completed at Naseby.
While the Waitaki District Council is expecting "a positive financial result", the year-end surplus will not be as high as the anticipated $5.07million surplus indicated in the latest draft report,...
The Waitaki District Council’s customer services committee will vote on an amended draft freedom camping bylaw next week.
If the Westpac bank’s Ranfurly branch closed, as was being threatened, Maniototo customers could well retaliate by changing banks, a protest rally in the town was told yesterday.
It will be some time yet before the elected representatives and roading officials consider the proposed Haast-Hollyford Highway, Southland District Council (SDC) chief executive Steve Ruru says.
Specialist mountaineers were required to recover the body of Czech climber Ondrej Petr from an "awkward" spot below the Routeburn Track yesterday.
The youngest freemason leader in 138 years of freemasonry in the East Otago town has been installed at Palmerston’s Masonic Lodge.
For 10 years a creative collective has been responsible for running Cromwell’s Hullabaloo Arts Space. Reporter Jono Edwards discovers why this set-up is an artist’s dream.
Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is on to his 16th minister of local government.
Wanaka Community Board candidate Bryan Lloyd made a brief personal appearance yesterday in the gap where his election billboard was standing, at the corner of Ardmore and McDougall Sts, before ...
A multimillion-dollar expansion is under way at Oamaru’s Rainbow Confectionery factory.