Southland's event industry has been hit hard again by Covid-19 as another premium events gets cancelled.
A Dunedin forestry worker who assaulted two men in Queenstown last October had only five days earlier been sentenced for a lockdown breach that made national headlines.
The Otago Regional Council has issued a warning after potentially toxic algae phormidium was found in the Waianakarua River this week.
Supply chain disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused months of delays to Winton’s revamped library.
A much-loved Queenstown nurse and, latterly, caregiver has finally retired just four months shy of her 90th birthday.
The future of Invercargill Prison may not be known for some time as the Department of Corrections wants to ensure it gets it right.
It is still too early to know the full extent of damage to public conservation land from the devastating Glendhu Bluffs fire last week, the Department of Conservation says.
A man deported from Australia appeared in the Invercargill District Court on a discharge of a firearm charge — 16 years after the offence occurred.
A popular Southland food festival that attracts thousands of oyster lovers has been cancelled this year.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has decided it does not wish to buy a plot of land tagged for museum use at Wanaka Airport, although it will still have the option in future.