The drag racing community is mourning the death of a "racing legend" after an accident near Millers Flat on Wednesday night.
The end to years of legal wrangling over an Otago river is a victory for both farmers and the environment, an Otago regional councillor says.
One award-winning Otago restaurant needs time to work out how to operate under the new Covid-19 rules.
A man has been critically injured after an early-morning assault outside a central Christchurch supermarket.
Police are appealing for information after a driver died when their car rolled in a Southland paddock last night.
With the popular Skyline gondola and Queenstown mountain bike park towering overhead, the resort town’s newest track sits nestled among the trees at the top of Kerry Dr.
At least 18 households in Waihola township are without water and some residents are less than impressed with how forthcoming the Clutha District Council has been about the problem.
It is the little things that most people hardly ever stop to consider — road crossing points, kerb height and footpath width.
You cannot have a Christmas tree topper without a treetop — which was why North Otago Plunket community support co-ordinator Anna Glier (left) and community services manager Catherine Caley were...
Unfazed by rain during the annual Arrowtown Long Lunch are, from left, Wakatipu residents Darelle Jenkins, Lisa Reid, Carleen Dalton and Micka McDonald.
Aurora Energy’s "Big Day Out" power outage from Wednesday is over and 1500 Upper Clutha customers have been reconnected to the network.
A Waimate man was sentenced in the Oamaru District Court on Wednesday on charges stemming from last year’s Covid-19 lockdown.
The New Zealand Fish & Game Council’s Ray Grubb says it is time for the organisation to modernise. He reveals his goals to Wanaka reporter Marjorie Cook.
Wanaka developer Murray Frost believes Luggate can help Wanaka workers find permanent homes, as housing availability and affordability become critical issues in the district.
Avoiding its use as a Covid-19 treatment in humans may be strongly recommended, but the de-worming drug, ivermectin, could help conservation efforts with the New Zealand sea lion. It is hoped a trial to treat Enderby Island sea lion pups will prove it to be a feasible way of reducing pup mortality among the species. Otago Daily Times reporter Laura Smith dived into the deep to speak to those involved.
Two new guardians have been appointed to the group charged with protecting the Fiordland marine area.
Pest Free Pisa Moorings is one step closer to transforming its lakeside settlement into a bunny-free oasis.