More than 20 years after sexually abusing a 5-year-old boy, a Central Otago business owner and family man has been brought to justice.
Plans to solve Cardrona's waste water problems appear to have opened the floodgates to substantial housing and tourist developments that have been on hold for years.
A ribbon-tying initiative in the Catholic Diocese of Dunedin has been launched to support victims of historic sexual abuse, but not everybody is happy.
The driver of a vehicle involved in an alleged petrol drive-off in Omarama on Monday attempted to ram another vehicle after speeding away from the scene, police say.
A date for Central Otago's next WoolOn Fashion Awards has been announced, but no decision has yet been made about the venue or whether the awards will remain in Alexandra.
A new service station on the corner of State Highway 6 and McNulty Rd, in Cromwell, has been approved by an independent commissioner, despite being opposed by almost 20 submitters.
Charges are likely for a banned driver who was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Oamaru this afternoon.
The father of the Invercargill nurse who died following a crash late last year says the driver who caused the accident "gave his family a life sentence".
A person has been detained by police following a security breach at Queenstown Airport this afternoon.
An international space tracking facility built in Naseby is a "next generation'' world first, those behind the project say.
An Australian waiter was told by a district court judge if he was not able to behave himself in New Zealand he should "go home and be looked after by your mother''.
A Wanaka dairy farm company has been fined $42,000 for unlawfully clearing indigenous vegetation from Hawea Flats.
A nearly $500,000 gap in the budget for the estimated $3.63 million Waitaki district plan review has been filled.
Defeated Queenstown mayoral candidate Nik Kiddle is wondering what happened to the Wanaka Airport protest vote.
Fears for the health of her children have led an Alexandra woman to launch a petition to Parliament seeking to block Spark New Zealand's 5G trials in the town.
Dunstan ward Otago Regional Councillor Michael Laws believes a magpie problem in Cromwell is endangering residents.