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.
A question mark hangs over whether or not Calum MacLeod will remain deputy mayor of the Queenstown Lakes District.
Two people have arrested in Cromwell as part of an ongoing focus targeting methamphetamine dealers in the Otago Lakes area.
A new steel collection box concreted into the ground at the Cardrona Valley Bra Fence has not stopped thieves breaking the lock and stealing hundreds of dollars intended for breast cancer research.
A 20-year-old man estimated to be driving at 121kmh in a 50kmh zone when he crashed, killing an Invercargill nurse, has been jailed for nearly five years.
Queensland's elite cyclist Byron Davies gets in some final training at Invercargill's SIT Zero Fees Velodrome ahead of the 2020 Oceania Track Cycling Championships.
Unsealed roads have languished at the bottom of resident satisfaction polls for years, but the Waitaki District Council has yet to try to determine how much it would have to spend to significantly...
A case involving a man accused of stabbing two people in Queenstown in August has been pushed back to give his defence lawyer time to access evidence.
Audiences impatient for a famous Kiwi victory before the All Blacks take centre stage this weekend might do well to head south on Friday.
Nearly 500 people of all ages participated in the first Wanaka Night 'n Day Rainbow Run on Saturday either walking or running the 5km course around the Upper Clutha Rugby grounds and Pembroke Park.