They may be known as "forbidden fruit", but apples donated by the Upper Clutha community have been a godsend to those in need.
Waitaki district councillors have voted 6-3 in favour of exploring options to sell some or all of Forrester Heights.
Upper Clutha Environmental Society president Julian Haworth is considering legal action in a long-running stoush over rural land subdivision and development rules in the Upper Clutha basin.
A judge has praised a young Alexandra man for the "remarkable" changes in his life since his arrest on a slew of cannabis-related charges.
Youthful artists from Hawea Flat School will be asserting their identities on the regional art scene next month.
An Invercargill man who was recognised for his volunteer work with a disabilities organisation says his biggest reward was seeing his son get his life back.
A young driver behind a crash that killed five teenagers near Timaru has today been jailed for two and a-half years.
Police are working to return stolen power tools and building equipment to their owners after recovering a stash during a raid in Queenstown today.
Jim Harland, the CEO of Waimakariri District Council and a former DCC chief executive, has resigned for health reasons.
Skiers will rejoice — another blanket of snow is expected for the lower South Island at the end of the working week.
The Invercargill City Council has decided to defer some of its proposed fees increases but only after some heated debate.
The sole survivor of a car crash that killed five teenage boys near Timaru will be sentenced for dangerous driving causing death when he appears in the High Court today.
A mixed DNA profile found inside the barrel of a rifle thought to have been used in the shooting of Dale Watene was 400,000,000,000 times more likely to be his and another person’s than random...
Police are still investigating a crash in Herbert after emergency services were called to the single-vehicle crash in Otepopo St, on Saturday.
A damaged pier on Luggate’s Red Bridge on State Highway 8A, near Wanaka, will be fixed during a three-week repair and maintenance project next month.
John Sturgeon does not know life without leading the Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade — and in many ways the brigade does not know life without him.
Seasonal horticultural workers showed off their culinary skills and new-found confidence in the kitchen at the weekend.
Four-day waiting times for Reefton residents seeking a medical appointment is "pretty good," the final meeting of the West Coast DHB has been told.