Reza Abdul-Jabbar lived the epitome of the New Zealand dream. Felicity Dear and Rob Kidd report on how he took advantage of his countrymen who pursued that same dream.
A man who blackmailed a pensioner out of $40,000 has been using drugs while behind bars, the Parole Board has heard.
More pupils and enough staff have started the year on the right foot for Central Otago secondary schools.
Staff at the Wānaka branch of a New Zealand marine retailer are in "shock" the business is in receivership, but will continue to keep their doors open, the manager says.
Having set up his Queenstown dental practice in 1977, John Molloy this Monday pulled pin after 47 years of pulling teeth — and other dental procedures — in the resort.
A competitor in the Motatapu Allpress Espresso Trail Marathon has been flown to hospital after suffering a medical emergency this morning.
As plans to rebuild the Cromwell Memorial Hall progress, the redevelopment of the Cromwell Town Centre — supposed to progress at the same time — is on the back burner.
It's been a little over a month since Tegan Chen lost her life in the rapids of Marian Creek in Fiordland National Park. Back in Australia, the 10-year-old's family have spoken about the day's events and their grief.
It may just be a matter of time before the New Zealand Open golf tourney is played across three courses in Queenstown.
A ‘Closest to the Pin’ charity fundraiser this weekend is raising money for the Wakatipu Community Foundation.
A car was seen being driven out of the small settlement of Waikaia in Southland as a house burnt down earlier this week.
Waitaki farmers are worried about losing the right to work their land in the name of environmental protections while the mayor is "desperately" seeking guidance from the government on the issue.
The soulful tunes of Wanaka-based musician Tai Forrester and Cantabrian Brad Staley and his band were among the entertainers at the annual Twizel Salmon and Wine Festival last Saturday.
Waitaki Youth Council members (from front to back) Franz Lauglaug, Olivia Morriss and Lachlan Wright, watched by Noah Fifita, scribble supportive messages on a mural at Harbourside Gardens, next to...
Starting as the new English teacher for Waitaki Boys’ High School this year means Jordan Horrell has come full circle.