An overdue tramper was rescued from the Routeburn Track tonight, but her male companion is believed to have died in a fall earlier today.
A man from Albert Town has been arrested after producing a knife during an altercation with two Queenstown men, police say.
Southern police have slammed the ''hugely disappointing'' behaviour of motorists after a two-week sting resulted in more than 400 fines being issued.
The construction of Pan Pac's new sawmilling plant at Milburn is about half complete and looks set to be finished on time.
Work is under way to remove arsenic-contaminated soil from one part of the Northlake residential subdivision in Wanaka and bury it in another part.
A Timaru contractor has been given the task of shepherding two Waitaki film sets to their final resting place - the landfill.
The Otago Regional Council wants to keep conversations flowing with Manuherikia irrigators about potential water restrictions in the river.
Horses have given plenty to Genevieve Crawford in her young life, and now she is paying them back tenfold.
Oamaru is missing out on commercial tourism opportunities without a helicopter landing pad at Oamaru Harbour, Venture Waitaki chairman Simon Berry says.
The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has commended South Otago farmers for improving the way they manage their winter crops.
One man hopes to reignite a spark missing from Balclutha for 10 years, as he seeks to form a new premier cricket team for the town.
The last shot may not have been fired in a Gibbston ''neighbours at war'' dispute.
Queenstown police hope to work with the resort's hospitality businesses to gain quicker access to CCTV footage of suspected crime.
A dozen vehicles have been stolen around Southland over the past three weeks and police are urging drivers to protect themselves from theft.
Chinese national Limin Ma has pleaded guilty over the crash which killed young Dunedin photographer Riley Baker.
A teenager high on a cocktail of drink and drugs has been jailed for nearly two years after killing an innocent bystander with a single punch.
Upper Beach St in Queenstown may be permanently pedestrianised after an almost seven-month trial.
A proposed year-long trial, which will in part see motorists paying for parks up to 10pm in Queenstown, will be considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council tomorrow.
There's no need to travel to Rio to win gold, as a large-scale alluvial mining operation near Roxburgh has got resource consent. However, opposing neighbours may appeal.
Southern Registered Master Builders 2016 Apprentice of the Year winners (from left) Ben Saywell (25), of Queenstown (third), Ben Bringans (22), of Oamaru (overall winner), and Malcolm Sutherland ...