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.
Extensive seafloor mapping being undertaken in Fiordland from November will reveal never-before-seen areas, and maybe even a few unknown shipwrecks.
A front bringing severe winds followed by the possibility of heavy snow above 400m is expected to bring the South’s run of good weather to an end over the weekend.
Plans to build a multimillion-dollar accommodation complex in Fiordland National Park have got local people and environmentalists on edge.
Te Anau police are "extremely concerned" over guns being in the hands of criminals after seven were stolen on the weekend.
Former All Blacks Robbie Deans and Justin Marshall have had a close call after crashing while jet boating on a South Island river.