Motorists are being urged to take care on roads as strong winds again cause problems in the South today.
After high winds created challenging conditions for firefighters in incidents across Otago yesterday, the MetService says severe gales are possible in parts of the South again today.
There were two separate fires in Central Otago yesterday where one is believed to have been caused by fallen power lines.
A power pole that fell down at Dunstan Hospital last week had been scheduled for replacement this year.
Severe gales reaching more than 100kmh across exposed parts of Otago and Southland caused disruptions — mainly to motorists — yesterday, and MetService has warned more are on the way.
A seriously injured motorist was flown to Dunedin Hospital by the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter after a solo vehicle crash on the Lindis Pass-Tarras Rd at the weekend.
Rain did nothing to deter attendees at the 105th Winton A&P Show as thousands of revellers made the most of the entertainment and action at the Winton Racecourse on Saturday.
Cromwell's Michael Paardekooper has been remembered for his "colossal" contribution to Central Otago and the example he has set for service to community.
Never mind what’s under the bonnet of Norman Fisher’s 1966 Pontiac Parisienne — it’s what’s on top that is the real point of difference.
Golfers at the weekend’s Legends tournament in Cromwell could have been forgiven for thinking they were in the wrong place.
A grass fire in the Alexandra area has been extinguished with forestry hoses, after spreading across 1500 square metres of land.
A seriously-injured motorist was flown to Dunedin Hospital by the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter after a solo vehicle crash on the Lindis Pass-Tarras Rd this evening.
Cromwell businessman, former local government leader and champion of Central Otago hockey Michael Paardekooper has died.
Shovels will break ground next week as the roughly $45 million modernisation of the Kurow-Duntroon Irrigation scheme gets under way in the Waitaki.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is advising Central Otago residents to remain vigilant, despite a positive start to the summer fire season.
Otago designers are being encouraged to start their creations for this year's WoolOn Fashion Awards, as the dates for the annual event are announced.
A power pole that fell down at Dunstan Hospital on Tuesday night is part of a Southern District Health Board (SDHB) network and not maintained by Aurora Energy, an Aurora spokesman says.