Three men caught taking whitebait from the Waitutu area of Fiordland National Park will pay for their illegal haul.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake, centred near Milford Sound, has rattled much of the lower South Island tonight.
Uncertainty concerning available accommodation in Milford Sound has prompted Fiordland Pilot Services Ltd to seek approval to build a facility for its staff.
Three people have been found guilty of whitebaiting illegally on the Waitutu River, in Fiordland National Park.
In the event of an Alpine Fault earthquake, the tourism sector needs to step up and advocate for visitors to the region.
A rescue helicopter is operational in Te Anau again, bringing the South Island's air ambulance service back up to full strength.
A magnitude 5.5 quake has struck just north of Milford Sound sending small debris down mountain sides and causing significant shaking across large parts of the South Island.
People are being urged to avoid back-country travel as stormy weather bringing snow and rain hits the Southern Alps today.
Environment Southland councillors have had an update on recommendations for navigational safety in Fiordland,
The large earthquake which rocked the lower South Island early yesterday caused much comment and prompted a GeoNet warning.
The man who died earlier this week following a jet-boat crash on the Hollyford River, in Fiordland National Park, has been identified by police as Shane David Gibbons.
Two helicopters have been sent to the scene of a serious crash between a truck and a car on the Te Anau-Milford highway this afternoon.
An American tourist has captured a "once in a lifetime" photograph of a flying kea on the Kepler Track in Fiordland.
The decision to use a subsurface irrigation system to dispose of Te Anau's wastewater was the ''best outcome to be expected'', the Fiordland Sewerage Options group says.
A man has alerted police after unpleasantly discovering a slithery, scaly surprise in his ute today.
Two people suffered minor injuries when a boat carrying 39 tourists crashed into a rock during a seal-watching cruise in Milford Sound yesterday.