Firefighters are battling a Bluff house fire in Southland this afternoon.
A 21-year-old Cromwell man arrested over a $200,000 drugs haul has been remanded on bail.
A weather balloon with cameras attached has captured a stunning view of Central Otago from the sky.
Stephen Woodhead was re-elected Otago Regional Council chairman yesterday after a leadership contest in which different views of council priorities were highlighted.
He had never planned to follow in his father's footsteps.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher wasted no time starting work on a campaign pledge to address rural roads in the district.
A Central Otago space research centre is still on the launch pad, awaiting a decision on whether it will be funded as a regional research institute.
Thirteen Central Otago wines are in the running for the ''best of the best'' elite golds and trophies at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards.
New Central Otago Mayor Tim Cadogan is excited about the enthusiasm councillors have for helping the district.
It is tired of chasing Campbell Park Estate owners for money owed, a Waimate irrigation company says.
A Central Otago-based anti-bullying group has received a base grant of $15,000 to develop a web tool to support young people.
A historic waterfront site in Queenstown is now home to one of the resort’s most futuristic looking buildings.
The favoured option in the multimillion-dollar plans to upgrade the Manuherikia catchment's irrigation system should be known within days.
Lake snot has now been found in water filters of residential properties in Queenstown.
A Central Otago space research centre and a Southland satellite project are still in the running for funding as a Regional Research Institute, as the first successful project is selected.
A tourist on his honeymoon was arrested for two counts of dangerous driving yesterday, near Queenstown.
A section of State Highway 6 between Makarora and Lake Hawea has been reduced to a single lane after a rockfall at the weekend.
A man faces driving charges after allegedly leading police on a 50km pursuit through the Catlins last night, which ended when the vehicle he was driving crashed into bush.
Eighty affected parties have been served with a limited notification notice for the Sanderson Group's proposed $250million retirement village on Ladies Mile.
With voices like the summer rain, musical duo Just Us from Otago University won several top awards at a talent quest in Balclutha at the weekend.