Five months after the disappearance of Alexandra man Christopher Bates, his father is making a plea to the public and asking for more help.
It was one boy's dream - to hold a light festival in his hometown after he saw the Luma light festival in Queenstown earlier this year.
Children attending the Naseby Luge Camp resorted to practising on the Maniototo Ice Rink as the luge track remains closed due to weather conditions.
Dunstan High School Senior Girls' choir has won silver at the 29th Australian International Music Festival.
Daimeon Veitch waits for a tow after his vehicle became stuck in mud during stage six of the second round of the Superwinch Mainland Challenge event at Ngapara Pools in Alexandra.
It might be the "worst start ever'' to the season Geoff Balme has seen in his 11 years working the Naseby Luge, but he is optimistic the season will be good.
After a weekend of wild weather, southerners are being told to brace for another cold blast bringing snow to low levels from today.
MetService is predicting that parts of the South will be hit by a "significant rainfall event" and has upgraded its warning level for the Otago headwaters.
The fourth annual Central Otago young winemakers competition, to be held today in Cromwell, will forge a way for new talent in the region, its organisers say.
Owners of a proposed Mexican restaurant in Alexandra insist people will be "drawn to dine, not drink", as residential neighbours of the site oppose the company's application for an alcohol licence.
An American family's holiday to visit their daughter studying in Otago went ''terribly wrong'', a court has heard.
The face of the Alexandra Blossom Festival could change as supplies of the traditional crepe paper used for the floral floats is under threat.
Upgrading the bridge across the Clutha River at Roxburgh will improve its stability but will keep it shut for up to six weeks.
Alexandra high school pupils are in France to pitch their space technology idea at the international ActInSpace finals.