John Fenton has been a model enthusiast since he was a boy.
Two external appointees who are helping Invercargill City Council to deal with its governance issues will cost ratepayers about half of the price originally budgeted.
An Omarama fisherman who had been "striving to be offence-free" has been sentenced to home detention for his eighth drink-driving conviction.
Preliminary results for the Cromwell Community Board by-election have resulted in Bob Scott being named the successful candidate, with 1086 votes.
About 68% of active port workers in Bluff and Port Chalmers have been fully vaccinated, the Ministry of Health says.
Shadow treasurer Andrew Bayly believes the government should bulk-fund Queenstown through the Covid crisis to ensure the survival of key businesses and staff.
Cardrona Alpine Resort and the Snow Farm have broken winter school holiday attendance records and customers do not seem to be complaining.
Aurora Energy is investigating why two power lines came down across the Shotover Bridge on Friday morning.
A delay in the construction of Riversdale wastewater infrastructure has required the Southland District Council to reapply for consent to discharge water into a stream.
Designers with a passion for fashion gathered at the Mataura Licensing Trust Hokonui Fashion Design Awards at the weekend.
Significant global developments in green hydrogen have reignited the possibility of a manufacturing plant being set up in Southland.
The future of the Wanaka Community Board is uncertain as the Queenstown Lakes District Council examines how best the Upper Clutha can be represented.
Despite calls for it to be pulled from public view, Tourism Waitaki’s "Sweet Spot" campaign will continue.
After a spate of burglaries of Riverton whitebait huts, one owner believes the culprit could be behind previous thefts.