Work to repair a long-standing slip issue on the Pigroot, a much-used highway for getting to Dunedin, Central Otago and Oamaru, is to begin at the end of August.
An assembly of skilled New Zealanders are set to share their expertise with locals in a fundraising event organised by Hospice Southland.
Snow Farm is set to host the New Zealand Cross Country Ski National Championships tomorrow, weather permitting.
Topics from tourism to economic diversification, leadership and the proposed Tarras airport were covered in the first formal "meet the mayoral candidates" event in Queenstown yesterday.
There will be road approach changes for motorists on State Highway 8 when driving around the Beaumont Bridge.
Police raided a south Invercargill house yesterday morning, taking away several Mazda Demio vehicles in the process.
When Winton’s Dorothy Dyer attended her first yoga class in 1979, little did she know it would become her profession for the next 32 years.
A judge accused the Crown of ambush in the Invercargill District Court yesterday when it failed to file an opposition ahead of a man’s bail hearing.
US tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s plans to build a 330m-long, hidden, luxury lodge overlooking Lake Wanaka have been rejected.
The Te Anau transfer station will soon boast a new weighbridge, improving accuracy for recycling and rubbish collection.
More than 400 trees are destined for the chop at Queenstown’s Kelvin Heights — with another 100 also planned for removal.
Resolving an over-allocation of consents to take water from the upper Mataura River will be reliant on users making voluntary reductions.
Miharo Murihiku Polyfest staff members are looking forward to welcoming a live audience back to the stands next week, after a Covid-forced hiatus.
The Fine Thyme Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Murder by Committee is keeping it local with its cast and crew — and playwright.
After a 12-week stint in two hospitals, Westland Mayor Bruce Smith is home and focused on seeing out the end of his six-year term.
A proposal to build four big barns to shelter cows on a farm near Te Anau has attracted more than 30 submissions.
Cromwell residents Leighann Cochrane and Keith Riddell are "devastated and shell-shocked" after their 3-year-old boy, Arran, was diagnosed with leukaemia while visiting family in Scotland.