A Ranfurly woman who stole more than $25,000 from her employer has been sentenced to home detention and ordered to pay reparation.
The summer-style shorts and jandals of some defendants in the Alexandra District Court today have drawn sharp rebukes from the presiding judge and orders to go home and change.
When it comes to climate change, there is more to consider than sea-level rise, warmer temperatures and more pests for councils.
An award-winning Nasa scientist has been appointed director of research for the Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST).
Ranfurly boy Hamish Crossan returned to New Zealand on Monday night from the World Transplant Winter Games in Switzerland on a high, with some big achievements under his belt.
The Overseas Investment Office has granted a bid from New Zealand's largest national manufacturer of ready-mixed concrete to buy sensitive land at Cromwell.
Firefighters were called to deal with a chemical spill at a transport company in Alexandra earlier today.
Award-winning Nasa scientist Dr Delwyn Moller has been appointed as director of research for the Centre for Space Science Technology in Alexandra.
Alexandra's Cameron Smith and Monique Nees are back home after 541 days of biking around the world, raising awareness and money for suicide prevention.
A man was airlifted to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition after the car (pictured) he was driving rolled off the road between Ranfurly and Patearoa on Saturday.
Southern New Zealand centres sweltered in temperatures above 30C today and more hot weather is on the way after a brief respite midweek.
The solar blow torch was firmly aimed at the south of the country today, and some of the hottest places were around Dunedin.
The sweltering spell of weather that is sitting over the South has led to a total fire ban being imposed in Otago and Southland.
An Alexandra farmer is concerned the ORC is "locking up" a future resource by developing minimum flow rates for the Clutha before measurements for smaller catchments have been finalised.
Enjoying the sunshine at the annual St Bathans Fete yesterday are (from left) Cornelius van der Klundert (7), Oscar De Pelsemaeker (6), Nova van der Klundert (4) and Eva De Pelsemaeker (12), all of...
Returning from a day’s boating on the Clutha River around Alexandra yesterday are (from left) Tahlia Golden (9), of Alexandra, Chloe Malcolm (21), of New Plymouth, Summer Golden (9), of Alexandra,...
Inspecting their new holiday reading at the annual Roxburgh Book Sale on Saturday are (clockwise from front left), Alex Stewart (15), Arianne Stewart (13), Shikana Selwyn (13), Ben Stewart (13),...
A "Brave son of Alexandra" has been laid to rest in the Alexandra cemetery, almost 24 years after his death and decades after he went into battle on foreign shores.
The Department of Conservation is calling on the public to keep a distance when observing lizards after receiving reports of people trying to take lizards from areas in Central Otago.
In the mid-to-late 1800s, thousands of Chinese arrived to work in the Otago goldfields. They left behind gravestones, schist houses, artefacts, market garden sites, and in some cases, descendants.