An Oamaru man who suffered horrific injuries after a hit-and-run during a charity walk says he should be dead. But Red Farrant is determined to get back on the road.
A Clutha man who used a pool cue to violate a rugby player made a bid to have his sentence changed – until threatened with imprisonment.
Six weeks. That’s how long Gore District Council has left to make peace with residents upset over a roading project trial in their small Southland town.
Tempers flared during a Wanaka Community Board meeting yesterday, leading to a temporary halt in proceedings and community trust members walking out in protest.
An attempted coup is under way at the West Coast Regional Council in a bid to roll chairman Allan Birchfield.
An organisation dedicated to nourishing Queenstown residents and their families has upscaled its operations after setting up a base in a Frankton warehouse.
The Southern District Health Board’s bid to outsource up to 200 cancer treatments suggests "an abject failure" of management, an Otago health academic says.
New provisions protecting natural inland wetlands, rivers and fish passages are now enshrined in the Otago Regional Council’s Water for Otago regional plan.
Climatic differences and air quality concerns should influence proposed new insulation standards in New Zealand homes, says the Otago Regional Council.
Otago residents will be canvassed about their environmental priorities and their expectations of the Otago Regional Council as it moves to better understand the people it serves.
It will be business as usual in Gore GP practices as they become part of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
It was with a whoosh of flame into a balloon above that pupils at a rural school were able to view the frosty Southland landscape below them.
Blair Vining would have been 41 yesterday. Instead of celebrating with him in person, his wife and children visited his grave to show him the newly granted building consents for the Southland Charity Hospital.
Police and Oranga Tamariki staff remain at Gloriavale investigating alleged child abuse at the West Coast Christian Community.
A 110-year-old former church has become part of the Malaghans Road landscape, between Queenstown and Arrowtown.
An environmental group says a Catlins camping ground manager is storing fairground equipment illegally on council land, and wants to see it removed immediately.